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Field Admissions Representative  « Position Deleted on 3/11/2013 »

Institution: Westwood College
Location: Chicago, IL
Category:
  • Admin - Admissions and Enrollment
Posted: 01/10/2013
Type: Full Time
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POSITION PURPOSE

The primary role of the Field Admissions Representative is to selectively source, interview and enroll prospective students into a qualified career-focused education and guide the prospective student through the enrollment completion process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To be successful in the organization, the Representative must be able to successfully perform their duties by working with diverse contacts nationwide and have a high level of customer service and follow up. Other essential responsibilities include:
  • Actively develop high school relationships through career presentations, networking with instructors and administrators, and territory management
  • Outbound phone sourcing to company and self generated leads
  • Conducting evaluation with prospective students and support networks through in-home, as well as campus based interviews
  • Ability to follow established processes by maintaining a high level of productivity to meet and exceed established goals.
  • Communicate with students to identify potential concerns and facilitate solutions by acting as a liaison with appropriate school departments to arrange financial aid counseling, document submittal, processing and class attendance
  • Remain in contact with students throughout their program in order to assist them in becoming successful graduates
  • Quotes prices, terms, conditions and only make representations concerning programs, quality, capacity, and other educational particulars as set forth by the school
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with internal and external partners
  • Operate within the highest ethical standards and integrity in all aspects of the position
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent related experience.
  • One to three years sales experience, account management and/or customer service with a proven track record of success
  • Excellent communication skills and public speaking ability. Bilingual candidates preferred.
  • Ability to work in a heavily performance driven environment
  • Passion for results, solid work ethic and a winning attitude
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Must be proficient and possess basic computer skills such as using: windows operating system, web browser and basic Microsoft applications such as Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Ability to make basic arithmetic calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to complete reports and work with pricing.