Admissions Counselor

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Employer
Concordia University Irvine Ca
Location
Orange County, CA
Posted
Nov 06, 2022
Closes
Dec 10, 2022
Ref
665546303
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
ROLE:

Assist in the Concordia recruitment program by recruiting prospective students and maintaining contact through college fairs, high school visits, phone calls, direct mail, virtually, and campus visits. The Admissions Counselor will evaluate completed application files from prospective students to determine admissions decisions. All activities of this position are to make a contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the university.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each of the below duties satisfactorily:
  • Manage all recruitment activities for new freshmen from a geographic territory or assigned student
  • Maintain contact with prospective students in assigned territory through mail, phone calls and personal
  • Update applications in assigned territory until file is complete, prepares applications for review and makes recommendations to the Director of Undergraduate Admissions.
  • Schedule appointments with prospective students in assigned
  • Present effective small and large group presentations of the university to prospective students, parents, counselors, alumni, pastors and youth leaders both on and off
  • Represent Concordia at college day and night programs. These events require evening and weekend
  • Maintain contact with public and private high schools in the assigned territory through visits to the campuses to speak with students and counselors (these visits require approximately four to six weeks travel outside the local area each year).
  • Participate in planning of on-campus and virtual recruitment
  • Available during normal office hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday) to answer questions on the phone and handle on-campus visits for prospective students when their assigned counselor is not
  • Responsible for hosting large groups of prospective students when they visit the
  • Communicate with supervisor pertaining to recruitment strategy and have full knowledge of the admissions recruitment
  • Every contact or touch point, both inbound and outbound, is logged in the CRM for accurate reporting of communication to be used both internally and
  • Individually track progress towards territory goals using the CRM and data in all funnel
  • Other duties may be assigned from time-to-time.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Creative aptitude
  • Ability to be flexible to changing conditions and needs
  • Ability to work effectively with and through other people
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions
  • Ability to work remotely effectively and complete all job related tasks
  • Competent and comfortable with CRM, Banner, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to counsel students and families in the college decision process, including financial concerns
  • Excellent telecommunication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Capable of instituting office procedures
  • Ability to input computer data and evaluate/compare results
  • Willing to learn new or additional job related tasks
  • Awareness that behavior and dress should be appropriate for the environment of a Christian university

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