Redlands Community College is seeking qualified candidates to apply for our Student Services Specialist I position. Candidates with bilingual skills in english and spanish are preferred. This is a full time, 12-month, professional staff position. The salary range for this position is $36,000 to $38,000 per year with excellent benefits. This position is an exciting opportunity to apply your skills in a fast-paced, student-centered environment. The Specialist is a jack of all trades, from recruiting prospective students to assisting them with the application process. Additionally, the Specialist serves as an academic advisor with current students, helping them with their journey at Redlands and providing retention services and referrals as needed. Responsibilities include: ADMISSIONS AND ADVISING: evaluate and process applications, correspond with prospective students, and advise and enroll new, returning, and concurrent students. RETENTION: use an early alert case management system and provide referrals and appropriate interventions and supports; assist students with degree completion, and stay current with trends and best practices for student retention. RECRUITMENT: participate in college and career fairs, open houses, high school visits, and concurrent classroom visits, off-campus recruiting activities, possibly including overnight travel, communication with prospective students. GENERAL: lead or assist with special projects to support admissions, advising, recruitment, and retention, perform all duties within FERPA compliance, serve on scholarship committee, and other duties as assigned. The Specialist reports to the Executive Director of Student Services and Grants and adheres to the educational philosophy of the college. The Specialist works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers and will also participate in meetings that relate specifically to assigned areas. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree (or ability to complete Bachelor’s degree within 12 months of employment with Redlands); Excellent communication and customer service skills. Being bilingual in Spanish, having a Master’s Degree and experience working at a community college is preferred. To apply: Complete an employment application and submit a cover letter, resume and copies of college transcripts. Click here to access the application and upload documentation. Position is open until filled.