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  • August 19, 2014 5:07 PM | Anonymous member

    Enrollment Operations Specialist (FT), CFRN40670AIS

    Department: Admission & Information Serv - AIS

    Position Type: Full time - FT

    Pay Type: Hourly Non-Exempt
    Salary Range: 10

    Function of Position:

    Responsible for providing support for the operations and processing of prospective student information from inquiry through application completion; including assisting with the management of all related admissions application functions through Ellucian Recruiter CRM and Colleague. This position will also provide administrative support for the department.

    Duties of Position:
    • Coordinate prospect management through admission application management in Ellucian Recruiter to Colleague; coordinate data input, reports, sequential mailings and event mailings.
    • Assist in the development, creation and implementation of messaging strategies to prospective students.
    • Train Admissions Representatives and Support Staff in the use of enrollment related software tools.
    • Create and maintain systems documentation; process documentation, project plans and training materials.
    • Assist with the design and development of reports which assess the effectiveness of admissions outreach activities.
    • Provide administrative support for the department using programs such as Access, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Business Objects.
    • Assist students, community members and staff with their questions and concerns, both in person and over the telephone, about admissions, registration, residency, courses, programs, etc. and make proper referrals, if required.
    • Other projects and duties as assigned.

    Experience and Education:

    REQUIRED:

    EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years' office work requiring database proficiency and office computer software skills such as Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, and email. One year of satisfactory employment in a high traffic, customer-contact position. Proficient in written and spoken English. Emphasis on accuracy, proficiency and productivity.

    EDUCATION: Associate's Degree with advance training in PC Office software applications such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher.

    PREFERRED:

    EXPERIENCE: Three years' or more of office work with Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, Business Objects and email. Two years' or more of satisfactory employment in a high traffic, customer contact position. Experience with Ellucian Recruiter and Colleague or other customer relationship management software.

    EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree.

    Equipment & Working Conditions:

    PC, copy machine, multiple line telephone and scanner.

    Large amount of work on computer; heavy telephone work and steady customer contact. Good communication skills, verbal and written, and good listening skills. Must be able to occasionally lift materials up to 30 lbs.. Extremely busy office and must be willing to handle several projects and activities at the same time. Need to be willing to adapt, change and learn new technology.

     

    Apply at https://cod.hiretouch.com/applicant-login

  • August 19, 2014 12:16 PM | Anonymous member

    The University of Illinois Springfield has an opening for Admissions Counselor in the Office of Admissions.  One of the three University of Illinois campuses, UIS emphasizes excellence in teaching, small classes, and quality student life.  The Admissions Counselor will be primarily responsible for recruiting undergraduate students.

    Qualifications (Chicago Regional):   Bachelor’s degree, valid driver’s license, strong public speaking ability, enthusiastic approach to work and commitment to delivery of high quality service, personal schedule that accommodates the travel portion of the position, cooperative work style and strong personal initiative are all required. The ability to work independently and with minimal supervision is also required.  Some overnight travel and evening/weekend work will be required.   Interviewing and counseling skills are preferred to be able to provide students with proper advising, guidance, and assistance with academic planning, as well as experience in higher education/admissions counseling.  Also, speaking a second language (Spanish), and/or prior experience with recruiting will be regarded favorably. Previous work experience in admissions, recruitment or higher education is a plus. Familiarity with the University of Illinois at Springfield is also preferred.

    Please use the link below, create or update your profile and upload a cover letter of application addressing qualifications related to the position, a resume,  college transcript(s)  and the names and current contact information (phone and email address) for at least 3 professional references.

    https://jobs.uis.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=43327&job=visiting-chicago-regional-admissions-counselor

    Review of applications will begin September 3, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  After the position is filled, a continuing file of outstanding applicants will be maintained in the event of any future openings. UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community. Persons with disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

  • August 13, 2014 8:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Responsibilities:

    This position represents Northern Illinois University to prospective students and families.

    This individual will provide in-office admissions counseling and participates in on- and
    off-campus recruitment events. Responsible for undergraduate recruitment, travel in
    an assigned territory, and territory management to meet enrollment targets. Conduct
    information sessions, sharing details on the university’s academic programs and student life services. Responsible for secondary school, community college visitations and territorial management including college day/night programs, college fairs, and individual school visits. Recruitment area includes, but is not limited to, Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa.

    Extensive automobile travel and overnight travel required. Some weekend assignments required. Meets individually with prospective students and is responsible for on-campus visitor interviews. Large volumes of calls are made during the busiest times of the recruitment cycle. Also communicates with prospective students, families, and secondary school constituencies across campus, and assumes additional recruitment activities as assigned. Responsible for travel coordination. Responsible for assisting the director and associate director in the development, coordination, and evaluation of recruiting efforts.

    Other staff assignments as required (admission reports, special events, publications input, etc.). The position does not involve supervisory responsibilities. This is a full-time, twelve month position.

    Required Skills

    Baccalaureate degree. Experience in a college/university admissions office or related field.

    Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to give presentations before large groups. Dedication and commitment to customer service. Ability to project a favorable image on behalf of the University. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail needed. Valid driver’s license. Ability to do extensive automobile travel.

    Some overnight travel and weekend assignments.

    This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment criminal background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

    Materials

    Send letter of interest, resume including name, address, email address and phone numbers of two references to: Northern Illinois University, 1425 W. Lincoln Highway, Admissions

    Office, Admissions Counselor Search, Attn: Barbara Lauger, Williston Hall 101, DeKalb, IL 60115. Electronic submissions must be in Microsoft Word. Complete applications materials


    Contact Name: Barbara Lauger

    Phone: 815-753-8311

    Email: blauger@niu.edu


  • August 13, 2014 7:41 AM | Anonymous

    Job Summary

    The University of Cincinnati seeks applicants for the position of Coordinator, Regional Enrollment Center. Based in the Chicago area, this position reports to the Associate Director of Admissions for Recruitment and will coordinate all undergraduate recruitment and yield strategies for the Chicago and Milwaukee areas.

    In collaboration with the Director, Associate Director, and other team members, responsibilities of the position include:

    • Use demographic analyses, market research, and admissions data and activity to formulate, plan, and execute recruitment and yield strategies for freshmen and transfer students.
    • Meet with students, families, school counselors, and community-based organizations both in individual and group settings to explain university admissions policies and answer questions about academic programs and campus life.
    • Represent the university at college fairs, high school visits, and other recruitment and yield events.
    • Develop targeted communications and events for students, families, and counselors in the geographic area.
    • Prepare statistical reports and analyses.
    • Advise and maintain liaison with campus colleagues, departments, and committees that focus on the recruitment and yield of Chicagoland and out-of-state populations.
    • Organize alumni volunteers and incorporate them into recruitment and yield activities.
    • Interpret and apply university policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
    • Evaluate academic records of applicants to determine admissibility.
    • Participate in regional professional organizations and professional development opportunities.
    • Other projects as assigned.
    • Ability and willingness to work some evenings/weekends and some overnight travel.   

    Recruitment and yield activities require significant travel within the territory in the fall and spring. Periodic travel to the main campus in Cincinnati for training, on-campus recruitment and yield events, and interaction with admissions staff will also be required.

    Qualifications

    Minimum qualifications:  Bachelor's degree with three (3) years experience; -OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years experience; -OR- seven (7) years experience. Experience must be in Enrollment Management or Admissions.  A valid driver’s license, the ability to lift 40 pounds, and work independently in a home-office environment are required.

    Preferred Qualifications:  Prior college recruitment experience in the Chicago area.  Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess:

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Outstanding organizational and problem-solving skills.
    • Confidence and the ability to execute top-quality projects both independently and as a member of a team.
    • High energy, enthusiasm, and passion for the work.
    • Motivation and conflict resolution skills.
    • Commitment to a diverse applicant pool and student body and the ability to work with people from other backgrounds.
    • Experience in the development of school counselor and community college counselor relationships.
    • Experience working with a customer relationship management system.

    How to Apply:

    Submit UC application, including résumé and cover letter, online at www.jobsatuc.com.  UC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.  

  • August 12, 2014 10:43 AM | Anonymous member

    Oakton Community College is seeking a Recruitment & Outreach Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Recruitment & Outreach, this full-time position provides enrollment and financial aid information/services to prospective students and their families interested in attending Oakton's DesPlaines or Skokie campus.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    - Bachelor’s degree 

    - Two years experience in college admissions 

    - Ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and to present college programs, services, policies and/or practices to individuals and groups

    - Ability to concentrate on detailed work and multiple projects simultaneously

    Preferred Qualifications:

    - Experience working with minority students

    - Experience working with first-generation college students

    - Experience with SCT Banner student information system 

    For more information go to:

    oakton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=51698

  • August 11, 2014 10:02 PM | Anonymous
    Western Michigan University has an exciting leadership opportunity in the Office of Admissions. WMU seeks a dynamic and creative Director of Admissions. The Director of Admissions has administrative reporting responsibility to the Associate Provost for Enrollment Management. Enrollment Management is a unit within Academic Affairs and reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. While responsible for overseeing the undergraduate, graduate and international admission processes and staff, the Director will also focus on the recruitment and yield activities associated with new, first-time and transfer undergraduate students. The Director will be a member of the Enrollment Management team in planning and designing annual and long-term recruitment strategies.

    The Director will work closely with all areas within Enrollment Management: Financial Aid, First Year Experience, Registrar, and Technology Projects. For example, this will include working closely with the Director of Student Financial Aid to award academic merit scholarships to targeted populations of students. The Director will also work closely with the Director of the First Year Experience on common programs related to fall welcome and summer orientation. The Director of Admissions will collaborate with deans, associate deans, and recruitment staff within the academic colleges to meet recruitment and enrollment goals. The Director will also work closely with Extended University Programs on all aspects of the admission process.

    The Director will be expected to bring integrity, fairness and equity to the management of University policy. The Director will take a leadership role in administering consistent University standards to admission policy and work closely with the Dean of the Graduate College and Associate Provost of the Haenicke Institute for Global Education to ensure the uniform application of these standards. The individual may evaluate student-athlete and NCAA compliance issues with athletic department personnel.

    Major Responsibilities:

     Provide administrative, operational, and professional leadership to the Admissions Office in developing and
    implementing enrollment growth strategies, especially in out-of-state markets
     Create, launch, and evaluate an effective multi-year recruitment planning process for optimal achievement of
    enrollments of new incoming students
     Integration and effective use of the multiple systems (i.e. Banner, EMAS, ApplyYourself) for all admissions
    activities
     Articulate admission policies and provide information to all constituencies
     Actively promote multiculturalism and diversity in all aspects of the enrollment process, specifically ensuring WMU achieves diversity enrollment goals
     Provide recruitment, admissions, and enrollment reports to key administrative units
     Work collaboratively with Deans and Associate Deans on the execution of recruitment plans
     Launch a comprehensive master communication plan, inclusive of robust marketing components to uniquely position WMU among competitors
     Represent the University in public settings
     Manage a nearly $4 million budget and a staff of nearly 40 team members, including 5 direct reports
     Maintain a competitive edge in marketing admission programs and services
     Approve exceptions to University policy related to fee waivers and conditional admission
     Collaborate with the Associate Provost for Enrollment Management to review, design, and implement strategies that ensure admission targets are met

    Desired Skills and Experience:

     Master’s degree required
     At least 7 years of recent, progressive experience in college admissions or related fields
     At least 3 years of managerial experience, with an emphasis on effectiveness and efficiency
     Experience in technology systems used in enrollment management, preferably with experience with CRM software
     Strong skills in budget development, allocation, and evaluation
     Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple competing priorities, often under pressure
     Ability to develop and lead a strong territory-based recruitment strategy, inclusive of an expanding out of state market
     Exemplary skills in the development and implementation of recruiting diverse, underrepresented student populations
     Experience with building a comprehensive master communication plan with multiple audiences, including the ability to utilize all available communication and media channels for optimal marketing of the University
     Ability to collaborate, especially a proven track record in the engagement of faculty in the recruitment and enrollment processes
     Excellent public speaking, writing, organizational and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to be a passionate and informed spokesperson
     Highly developed creative, analytical thinking, and problem solving skills – in a fast-paced, competitive market
     Ability to support the mission and strategic plan of WMU as a learner centered, discovery driven, globally engaged University
     Understanding of scholarships and grants (financial aid) modeling for the purposes of maximizing enrollments

    Salary: WMU will offer a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.

    Instructions:
    To apply, visit wmujobs.org.
    Required Applicant Documents:
     Cover Letter
     Curriculum Vitae
     List of 3 References
    The position is open until filled.

    The University and the Community Western Michigan University is an accessible, learner centered, discovery driven, globally engaged university and is, as well, a nationally recognized research university-one of just 147 public universities so classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. WMU has an enrollment of more than 24,000 students from across the nation and more than 100 other countries.

    WMU strives for excellence in the academic workplace and has been lauded for its offerings and best practices in providing health care benefits, tuition remission, life insurance, disability insurance, and post-retirement benefits. The University’s main campus is located in Kalamazoo and the University has seven regional sites located across lower Michigan, as well as international programs and affiliations around the globe. The WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine opens in Fall 2014 with its inaugural class and WMU recently signed an affiliation agreement with the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

    WMU’s home community of Kalamazoo is the fifth largest city in Michigan and is located midway between Chicago and Detroit and less than an hour away from Lake Michigan. The region and university are well-known for their commitment to the performing and fine arts as well as being home to a large life-sciences work force and a heritage of innovation in the health sciences. Known for its commitment to education, the city has earned national recognition for its Kalamazoo Promise--a guarantee of free college tuition for its Kalamazoo public high school graduates. The Simple Dollar ranked Kalamazoo ninth on its new list of the top 10 "Most Affordable College Towns."

  • August 11, 2014 9:03 AM | Anonymous member

     Kenyon College, one of the nation’s preeminent liberal arts colleges, invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. This is an outstanding opportunity to partner with new President Sean M. Decatur, a celebrated champion of the liberal arts, to serve on a leadership team that sets the strategic direction for the College.   The Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid will have an opportunity to build on past successes while developing new approaches to enrolling students in the coming years.  The Vice President also plays a key role in providing information and perspectives on national and international trends in student recruitmentundefinedand what may be on the horizon.  Importantly, the Vice President must be able to clearly articulate the value and power of a liberal arts education at Kenyon College. To see a detailed position profile, visit http://lahtisearch.com/openings/kenyon-college.

     

     

    THE COLLEGE: Founded in 1824, Kenyon is the oldest private college in Ohio and enrolls 1,650 students. Kenyon College is in a position of strength, with greater name recognition, more diverse and academically talented students and 44 consecutive years of operating budget surpluses. The special character of Kenyon is deeply tied to its extraordinary natural environment--1,000 beautiful acres on a hilltop campus in central Ohio that includes a 480-acre nature preserve.  When city life calls, the state’s capital of Columbus, with a population of 850,000, is just 45 miles away. For more information about Kenyon and the area, visit www.kenyon.edu.  To read President Decatur’s higher education blogs, visit http://blogs.kenyon.edu/notes-from-ransom-hall-a-higher-ed-blog/.  

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:  The ideal candidate for this position will have a leadership style that is humane and results-oriented; innovative and diplomatic; mission-driven and data-guided. Candidates should also have a deep understanding of and passion for the liberal arts and a record of success in shaping the academic and diversity profile of entering classes. Additional traits desired include: creativity; adaptability; high standards; a strong work ethic; and effective communication skills.  An advanced degree is preferred.  A sense of humor and grace under pressure are required.

    TO APPLY:  Lahti Search Consultants (www.lahtisearch.com) is assisting Kenyon College with this search for a Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. If you wish to have a confidential conversation about this opportunity or nominate someone for this position, please contact: Terry Lahti, terry@lahtisearch.com or Richard Cook, richard@lahtisearch.com.  Resumes will be reviewed beginning October 1 and will continue until the position is filled. If you wish to apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to kenyon@lahtisearch.com.

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon is committed to building a diverse faculty, staff and administration.

  • August 07, 2014 10:29 AM | Anonymous

    This position will facilitate transfer student recruitment and admissions, including representing WIU at recruitment functions, coordinating agreements with community colleges such as 2+2s and counseling students who are planning to transfer from community colleges and other 4-year universities. Extensive travel is required.  This position will be based in Macomb and the salary range for this position will be $40,000-$45,000.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A master's  degree from a regionally accredited institution, a valid drivers license, the ability to work evening and weekends and travel overnight if needed, strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to work with diverse populations. Must have demonstrated public speaking experience and a working knowledge of social networking.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience in a community college setting in academic advising, admissions, or registration; or experience in a 4-year university setting assisting with transfer recruitment or course articulation.

    Full Posting:  http://wiu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=51919



  • August 06, 2014 3:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Marquette University seeks the position of Admissions Counselor-Multicultural Outreach

    The Admissions Counselor is an official representative of the university. This individual is involved with recruitment
    of prospective students by means of contact with high school guidance and career counselors, community organizations, college fairs, informational sessions and meeting with prospective parents, students and others regarding admissions to Marquette. We are seeking a candidate who is fluent/bilingual (speaking, reading, writing) in English/Spanish. This position will work closely with several community organizations, including the National Hispanic Institute, United Community Center, and Milwaukee Public Schools to assist Spanish speaking families with the college search and admission process to Marquette.
    Essential Functions
    Representing Marquette University to prospective parents and students, answering admissions related phone calls, travel to assigned territory (to be determined), visiting high schools, group presentations and attendance at on-campus events.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Review applications for admission and scholarship decisions; offer or decline applications based on review by other counselors and a review committee member.
    2. Answer prospective student inquiries (phone, email, and letter).
    3. Represent the university to prospective students throughout the country through off-site recruitment activities (high school visits, college fairs, information nights, hotel interviews).
    4. Conduct informational/evaluative interviews with prospective students (freshman and transfers) and their families who visit the Marquette campus.
    5. Increase the quality of university relations with assigned Milwaukee-area high schools’ college guidance departments.
    6. Represent the university to prospective students at on-site open house programs.
    7. Continuous updating of personal knowledge base about the university and its position in the marketplace, especially the university’s points of distinction, as well as those of its competitors (i.e. meetings).
    8. Serve as (or provide assistance to) the liaison between the admissions office and some of the university’s schools, colleges or departments
    9. Manage or support recruitment activities in geographical territories.
    10. Serve as (or provide assistance to) the liaison between the admissions office and one of the university’s schools, colleges or departments.
    12. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.
    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    A bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license; excellent oral and written communication skills; and the ability to travel including some weekends and evenings.

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Candidate must be fluent/bilingual in English/Spanish. This position will work closely with community organizations, the National Hispanic Institute, United Community Center and Milwaukee Public Schools to assist Spanish speaking families with the admission process to Marquette. Previous admissions experience and familiarity with Marquette University preferred.

    For more information and to apply: https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/3318

  • August 06, 2014 3:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Marquette University seeks the position of admissions counselor. 

    The Admissions Counselor is an official representative of the university. This individual is involved with recruitment
    of perspective students by means of contact with high school guidance and career counselors, college fairs,
    informational sessions and meeting with prospective parents, students and others regarding admissions to Marquette.
    Essential Functions
    Representing Marquette University to prospective parents and students, answering admissions related phone calls, travel to assigned territory (to be determined), visiting high schools, group presentations and attendance at on-campus events.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Review applications for admission and scholarship decisions; offer or decline applications based on review by other counselors and a review committee member.
    2. Answer prospective student inquiries (phone, email, and letter).
    3. Represent the university to prospective students throughout the country through off-site recruitment activities (high school visits, college fairs, information nights, hotel interviews).
    4. Conduct informational/evaluative interviews with prospective students (freshman and transfers) and their families who visit the Marquette campus.
    5. Increase the quality of university relations with assigned Milwaukee-area high schools’ college guidance departments.
    6. Represent the university to prospective students at on-site open house programs.
    7. Continuous updating of personal knowledge base about the university and its position in the marketplace, especially the university’s points of distinction, as well as those of its competitors (i.e. meetings).
    8. Serve as (or provide assistance to) the liaison between the admissions office and some of the university’s schools, colleges or departments
    9. Manage or support recruitment activities in geographical territories.
    10. Serve as (or provide assistance to) the liaison between the admissions office and one of the university’s schools, colleges or departments.
    12. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.
    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    A bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license; excellent oral and written communication skills; and the ability to travel including some weekends and evenings.


    Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Previous admissions experience and familiarity with Marquette University preferred.

    For more information and to apply: https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/3321

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