Specialist, GED Program Recruitment and Transition

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, West Mason Street, Green Bay, WI, United States
Full Time Academia Education Training

Job Description

LOCATION:  Green Bay

STANDARD HOURS:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Flexibility required to include other evening and/or weekend hours as necessary.


*Current benefit eligible employees will be placed within the pay range based on their current rate/range.


Required online application available on website:  www.nwtc.edu/jobs


Location:  Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Human Resources, 2740 West Mason Street,  Green Bay, WI  54307-9042. All postings are considered current and available until removed from the website.


Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry. 

The College is seeking to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population.



The primary responsibility of this position is to recruit students into GED programming, followed by case management to retain students enrolled in GED programming until students complete their GED and/or transition into post-secondary programs at the College.  This position will recruit students via mail, e-mail, phone calls, in-person appointments, informational sessions and will maintain a recruitment file of potential and current students.  This position will coordinate entry testing and will aid students in overcoming barriers to beginning and completing their GED preparation and testing, assist students with enrollment into GED classes, scheduling of GED testing, and will provide students support in securing payment of GED test fees.  This position will monitor GED program students for any assistance needed as they move through their program.  This position will also be responsible to schedule and coordinate quarterly informational sessions, to include participation of community-based partner organizations and other service partners.  Additionally, this position will coordinate all marketing efforts in promotion of GED programming.  Finally, this position will work closely with Academic Advisors to ensure seamless transition of GED completers into post-secondary programs.   Bilingual – English and Spanish, preferred.



Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Recruitment of students for GED Programming via phone, mail, e-mail, letters and in-person meetings.
  • Schedule TABE testing of students to determine GED basic skills scores for program placement.
  • Navigate students through enrollment process, to include GED program process and requirements.
  • Process student GED class enrollments in PeopleSoft and provide summary of class schedule to students each term.
  • Serve as liaison between students and ancillary departments, such as Assessment, Accommodations, Academic Advising, etc.
  • Monitor existing students and provide assistance as they move through the GED program to encourage completion and transition into post-secondary programs at the College.
  • Schedule and facilitate quarterly informational sessions, both on campus and off, for recruitment of new GED program students.
  • Create and maintain recruitment lists of potential GED students and files for current students.
  • Coordinate advertising of GED programming to include radio, print and community outreach.



Competency Statements (s)

  • Values - Demonstrate behaviors and action that support the College’s values - Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.
  • Student Success – Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.



Education:   Associate Degree in Administrative Assistant, Business, Marketing or related field required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field, preferred. 

Experience:  Two years of recruitment, customer service, administrative assistant or related experience, required.

**An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered

Computer Skills:

Experience in MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook required; experience in PeopleSoft is preferred.


Other Requirements

Bilingual – English and Spanish, preferred.



N – Not Applicable

O – Occasionally – up to 33 percent of the time or 0 to 2.5 hours per day

F – Frequently – 33 to 66 percent of the time or 2.5 – 5.5 hours per day

C – Constantly – more than 66 percent of the time or more than 5.5 hours per day


Physical Demands



O (Occasionally)

10 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)


O (Occasionally)

11-20 lbs

O (Occasionally)


F (Frequently)

21-50 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Handling / Fingering

O (Occasionally)

51-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Reach Outward

O (Occasionally)

Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Reach Above Shoulder

O (Occasionally)



N (Not Applicable)

12 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)


N (Not Applicable)

13-25 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Squat or Kneel

N (Not Applicable)

26-40 lbs

N (Not Applicable)


N (Not Applicable)

41-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)


The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.

NWTC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or other protected classes.


College Administration

Education Requirements

Associate Degree, Bachelor's Degree


$49,541 per year