Admissions Counselor, Undergraduate

Columbia International University
Admissions
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
December 07, 2020
Description: 

The Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting students for Columbia International University’s residential undergraduate programs. The counselor serves as the liaison between prospective students and the university personnel to ensure a seamless experience for applicants as they proceed through the admissions cycle to enrollment.This is a site-based (not remote) position.

 

Responsibilities: 
  • Advise prospective students of the admission process and steps to enrolling.
  • Coordinate communication with prospective students and intentionally build relationships with prospective students through email, phone calls, text, and personal notes.
  • Assist in the identification of new target markets while creating and implementing new recruitment strategies with new/potential students.
  • Manage and track recruitment leads from various sources; telephone calls, website, contact cards, and referrals.
  • Assist in the coordination of campus visits, tours and events for prospective students and their parents.
  • Attend recruiting and informational events to represent the university.
  • Give presentations to support the recruitment efforts of the university.
  • Serve as a liaison between the university and high school counselors.
  • Assist with the development and revision of office policies and procedures.
  • Planning daily work flow, setting goals, building trust, and maintaining accountability for admissions student workers.

 

Qualifications: 
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to be alert, precise, analytical, tactful, and persuasive.
  • Ability to plan, be organized, and make decisions.
  • Able to use the Microsoft Office Suite applications with ease.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Flexibility in days and hours available for work, including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to meet and work effectively with prospective students, parents and the general public.
  • Ability to travel as assigned.
  • Knowledge of CIU academic programs, admissions policies and procedures, and general enthusiasm for the University.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Experience in admissions or recruiting preferred.
Benefits: 

CIU provides a benefits package that includes:


●   100% of employee’s cost of membership in the Health Plan;

●   401(k) plan with match opportunity;

●   100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;

●   Long term disability insurance;

●   Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;

●   Educational benefits: tuition reduction for PreK3-Graduate