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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 Admissions Representative is to contact, interview and enroll potential student inquiries 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 duties by working with a diverse student inquiry population and have a high level of account management skills to include customer service and follow up. Other essential responsibilities include:

  • Heavy outbound phone contact with company and self generated leads.
  • Setting and conducting on-campus interviews with prospective students
  • Quoting prices, terms, conditions as set forth by the College
  • Completing administrative work and following up with potential students through the enrollment completion process up to and including active attendance in school
  • Acting as a liaison between the student and appropriate College departments to facilitate a best in class student experience
  • Communicating with students prior to the class start to identify potential concerns and facilitating solutions
  • Remaining in contact with students throughout their program in order to assist them in becoming successful graduates
  • Responsible for networking with a variety of contacts including existing students to promote the College and generate personal leads
  • Maintaining a high level of productivity to meet and exceed established Admissions goals
  • Operate within the highest ethical standards and integrity in all aspects of the position
  • Performing all other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required.
  • Three to five years of sales or related experience with a proven track record of success
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work successfully in a results oriented environment
  • Dynamic, outgoing, and have a strong focus on customer service
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Must be proficient and possess basic computer skills
  • Ability to make basic arithmetic calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to complete reports and work with pricing

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Integrity - must think and act ethically and honestly
  • Results Oriented - must maintain focus on outcomes and accomplishments. Motivated by achievement
  • Assertiveness - readily offer opinions and take action with diplomacy
  • Influence - skilled at directing and motivating others
  • Listening Skills - an active listener; paraphrase what was said to ensure understanding

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching and twisting as needed
  • Occasionally moves/transports, lifts up to 25 pounds

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our Company is committed to serving a diverse multicultural body of students in an atmosphere that promotes pride, respect and teamwork. To our campuses and campus communities, we commit to recruit an experienced and qualified faculty and staff who are reflective of the infinitely varied human talent available. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
* No agencies or phone calls

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