Graduate Admissions Coordinator
Posted November 6, 2013
This position works cooperatively with the Director of Graduate Admission to assist in implementing recruitment and marketing plans, and to process graduate inquiries and applicants for the ten graduate programs. This is a full-time, 12 month position, reporting to the Director of Graduate Admission.
Manages the admissions process: collects and process applications and supporting materials for admission including, transcripts, recommendations and other credentials as received; Initiates contact by telephone with prospective students using the consultative selling approach and develops leads via email, phone contact and web research, converting leads to applicants and then to matriculated students; Implements and represents the programs through various events such as information sessions, alumnae events and corporate sponsor events to achieve enrollment goals; Maintains student records in a database management system, including records of inquiries/prospective student, the referral source, interviews, transcripts, applications, deposits and enrollments.
A Bachelor’s degree in supportive discipline with appropriate experience. Prior admissions experience at a private college or small university having several graduate programs. Must be detail-oriented and highly organized; excellent written and verbal communication skills; presentation skills; excellent grammar and proofreading skills; customer service oriented; experience working in an inclusive environment. Ease and confidence in communicating with professionals at all levels. Working knowledge of sales and marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel; Web site administration skills and knowledge; Jenzabar and Hobson’s experience a plus (or other higher-education database experience). Ability to work evenings and Saturdays as needed.
How to Apply
Candidates should email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for application is November 18, 2013.