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Employment Type:
Part time
Job Category:
Admissions Counselor
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Job Description

The Admissions Counselor role is focused on supporting and counseling students through the admissions process. This person will be responsible for relationship development (this involves multiple interactions) with both Full-Time (Immersive) and Part-Time (After Hours) applicants. As the primary point of contact in the Admissions office, this role requires developing an advanced understanding of the lead and application process and the systems and tools necessary for managing the applicant pipeline. In addition to providing a high level of customer service to help students make fully informed decisions on making this career change. The ideal candidate will bring drive, self-motivation, organization, and the ability to remain focused on the right outcomes

Essential Duties

* Build and manage a strong admissions pipeline, by utilizing organization and forecasting methodologies - Organize/manage the interview process and guide prospects through the admissions process: qualify readiness and fit for the program, investigate and discover needs, understand motivations, present scholarship and financing options with a high level of customer service. - Leverage automation tools and software applications to manage applicant data - Organize and train Immersive alumni as interviewers. - Institute and oversee measurement systems to monitor and analyze success of outreach campaigns and recruitment plans. - Maintaining clean and up to date data, p rovide weekly admissions data reports. - Represent DevMountain and DevMountain's interests to external-facing populations and events. - Plan, manage and attend recruiting events including but not limited to info sessions, open houses, tours, etc. - Assist in the smooth transition of accepted to deposited and then onto enrolled students - Assist with ad hoc needs of the Admissions team and as other duties as are assigned

Job Skills

* Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, customer-tracking software. - Comfort discussing programming technologies. - Displayed track record of advanced performance and ability to meet objectives. - Ability to work in a goal driven and measured performance environment. - Experience representing high-value products and services to a diverse customer base. - High service-orientation, strong desire to work in a mission-driven culture and work in the best interests of the students. - Advanced understanding of relationship building, understanding motivations and personal and professional aspirations. - Experience creating and maintaining strong relationships with students, customers and staff. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong investigative and listening skills to solve problems and provide solutions. - Driven, s elf-motivated, self-starter. - Desire to work in a progressive, high energy and achievement-oriented environment. - Ability to work cross functionally and partner effectively with other departments in the organization. - Flexibility and willingness to be present at events held at night and on weekends - Proven ability to plan and forecast accurately leveraging technology and reporting tools. - Demonstrable time management

Work Experience

* 2+ years of previous professional experience


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution preferred

Certificates, licenses and registrations


* Must be able to travel 0-10% of time.
* Must be able to lift 25lbs.
* Typical office setting.
* Mobility within the office including movement from floor to floor.
* Travel via plane, car, and metro may be required to perform this job.
* Must be able to work more than 40 hours per week when business needs warrant
* Access information using a computer.
* Effectively communicate, both up and down the management chain.
* Effectively cope with stressful situations
* Strong mental acuity
* Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job.
* Other essential functions and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete our application process, please contact our Human Resources Department at humanresources@capella.edu