Admissions Counselor/Territory Manager

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ
Nov 30, 2022
Dec 17, 2022
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Job Description
About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2021-22, there were over 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

Responsible for managing all phases of the admissions, recruitment and enrollment functions within an assigned geographic market.Will be required, with supplemental support, to meet an enrollment object to achieve targeted enrollment goals for the campus and the university.

Manage the assigned regional territory by adhering to the Admissions Standard Operating Procedures including:
Prospect, applicant, admit and matriculate management that provides continual written, electronic and telephone communication to students, which generates interest, encourages them to apply, assists them in the admissions process, etc.
Review and approve applications for admission to the University, and recommend admissions decisions to the Director

Plan, manage and participate in off campus recruitment events
Sign up for college fairs, arrange meetings at high schools with prospective students, secure venue locations for admissions meetings in designated geographic market
Manage all aspects of recruitment travel in assigned territory
Evaluate recruitment travel on an ongoing and year-to-year basis for opportunities of improvement, cost savings and strategic plan growth

Meet with prospective students and families to provide counseling on various topics to include academic offerings, career outcomes and financial aid, etc.

Create and implement a territory specific recruitment plan to meet targeted enrollment goals

Remain current on university degree programs, national admissions standards and policies, financial aid, status of campus and facilities. Possess and maintain current knowledge of aviation, aerospace and security industry and trends.

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Required Years of Work-Related Experience:
0-1 years

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skill; deal positively with the public by using good public relations skills; effective listening skills; maintain excellent working relationships with others; self-motivated; and self-assured. Must be able to see projects through to successful completion. Must be willing to travel extensively (8-10 weeks per academic year), plus, work evenings, weekends and holidays, when necessary; possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Support co-workers in their assigned territories, as needed, to include but not limited to travel and presentations. Must possess leadership skills and have the knowledge and style to provide guidance and be an example for the other Territory Managers. Analytical skills with an in-depth knowledge of information systems and technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet end-user applications.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recognizes the value of diversity and is dedicated to fostering a positive climate in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged in their professional, social, and intellectual pursuits. Embry-Riddle is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The University does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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