Student Support Specialist-Enrollment (Part-time)

Kirkwood Community College


To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.
Under direct supervision, answer phone calls for the One Stop Office during peak periods. The position also involves working with confidential information.


  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions. 
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. 
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success. 
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence. 


  • Answer questions via the phone regarding financial aid, registration and billing
  • Perform limited duties to assist students with financial aid and registration. 
  • Receive and process Financial Aid and Enrollment documentation. 
  • Performs other related work duties as assigned.
  • Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and energetic with the ability to meet and deal effectively with students, parents, college personnel and the community we serve.
  • Work efficiently and effectively in an environment that at times can be stressful and have frequent interruptions.
  • High level skills in the application of collaborative, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills—oral and written.
  • Possess strong multi-tasking skills.
  • Requires strong organizational skills, good communication skills and attention to detail. 
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.  

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the

essential job  duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which

should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may

perform other duties as assigned.


Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing. 


  • High School Diploma
  • Preference given to those with call center experience 
  • Must type 50 WPM


 Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email:

Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 85185

Posted 25 days ago

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