Thank you for considering employment with Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC). We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that enhances our status as a recognized Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education for 12 years!SVCC is located in a rural setting of rolling hills, pine and hardwood forests, and farmland. There is easy access to nearby metropolitan Richmond, Virginia, the stateâs capital, as well as Raleigh, North Carolina, and Lynchburg, Virginia. The area is famous for its two lakes, Gaston and Kerr, and a multitude of state and national parks which offer recreational opportunities such as fishing, boating, skiing, jet-skiing, hiking, horseback riding, picnics, and relaxation. The area also offers sports arenas for baseball, softball, soccer and beautiful golf courses. There are cultural activities including various theaters and arts councils offering concerts, plays, and live entertainment, and there are many local festivals held throughout the year.SVCC is currently seeking applicants for the position of CITE Recruitment and Retention Manager (Restricted). The purpose of this position is to collect information from students to create data to be used in planning to increase the enrollment and retention of students in the Center for Information Technology Excellence (CITE) Program. Focus groups and other research methods will be employed to help those underrepresented in the information technology field succeed and attain certificates, degrees and industry recognized certifications.This position will work closely with the Center for Information Technology Excellence (CITE) Coordinator to recruit and retain students in the CITE program. Position duties and responsibilities include:Create and maintain records for the IT program composed of potential students, current students, and alumni.Assist the CITE Coordinator with the collection and reporting of information and reporting of dataCoordinate with the marketing department to plan and host informational sessions for the public designed to educate the public about CITE offerings and help recruit students for upcoming classes.Assist with the promotion of special classes throughout the year. Promotion may include school visits, hosting tours, material creation, social media posts, and interviews with newspaper, radio, and television outlets.Hold focus groups with current and past students to help the CITE Coordinator continuously improve scheduling to reduce student conflicts and improve course offerings.Maintain a list of advisory committee members and industry partners to advance CITEs mission to educate students with the latest IT available in the industry.Contribute to the planning and operation of the CompTIA study room. The contributions will include surveying student needs and provide a list of needs for the CITE Coordinator.Assist the CITE Coordinator with the identification and recruitment of tutors, guest lecturers and guest speakers for the CITE program.Retrieve data and prepare reports as requestedWork closely with the CITE Coordinator to assist incoming students with tasks including coaching students through an individual development plan (IDP)Work closely with the collegeâs dual enrollment personnel to provide information to students, parents, and CTE coordinators.Prepare professional communications designed to recruit students through email, print media, radio, web ads, and social media.Assist with offering sessions designed to improve studentsâ soft skills, success skills, and interviewing techniques.Assist with the planning of public events within the CITE lab designed to increase enrollment and build alumni relationships.Other duties as assigned.
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About Southside Virginia Community College
Established in 1970, SVCC is one of the 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. The Christanna Campus near Alberta and the John H. Daniel Campus near Keysville serve ten counties and one city - the largest community college service region in the state. In 1985, SVCC opened the Southside Virginia Education Center. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate degrees. SVCC is dedicated to the belief that all citizens should be given an opportunity to acquire an educational foundation which develops and extends their skills and knowledge. The college's goal is to provide diverse instructional programs ranging from developmental studies to associate degree curricula in academic, technical, and lifelong education. Through various activities, students will also have the opportunity to develop their roles and responsibilities as participants in a changing society.