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Admissions Counselor - Washington, D.C. Campus

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Mitch, LA
Closing date
Jun 21, 2023

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Organization Type
College / University

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an independent professional graduate school with a dynamic student body and a professionally accomplished faculty. Our curriculum and training opportunities prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations.

Position Summary:

We are currently searching for an Admissions Counselor to join our Washington DC Campus.

Salary: $28.21/hour ($55,000/year)

The Admission Counselor will be responsible for recruiting students for competitive graduate programs in psychology and related behavioral sciences. The successful candidate will be an articulate, organized, results driven, dynamic and enthusiastic team player. The position will report to the Director of Admission. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a talented and committed professional whose skills and attitude complement a dynamic, collegial team.

Principal Duties:

Achieve budgeted enrollment goals for each term (fall and spring) by maintaining targeted conversion metrics

Complete outbound calls daily to prospective students who have indicated an interest in The Chicago School by submitting a request for additional information

Clearly and persuasively articulate the mission of The Chicago School to prospective students

Conduct in person and telephone interviews to screen potential applicants, explain The Chicago School's academic programs and advise/counsel regarding admission requirements

Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with prospective students by conducting follow up throughout the admissions process

Represent TCS at college fairs, class visits, conferences on a national level

Conduct campus tours on an as-needed basis

Participate in weekly strategic review meetings with the Director of Admissions

Participate in periodic campus staff meetings as part of the broader campus team

Respond to students' requests and questions within 24 hours.

Evaluate and score applications and provide recommendations to the Director of Admissions or committee regarding admission decisions

Perform other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree desired, Master's preferred

Spanish language fluency a plus

One to three years of admission experience

Valid driver's license

Ability to travel (very limited) and work some evenings and weekends required

Excellent communication skills (persuasive and negotiation skills, strong writing, public speaking, interpersonal and public relations skills)

Computer skills including word processing, database management and power point

Ability to represent The Chicago School in a professional manner, recruit and work within a diverse community and at a post-baccalaureate level

Ability to self-initiate and execute with minimal supervision

Leadership, organizational, time management and planning capabilities

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $28.21 base compensation. Additional compensation factors may impact total compensation. To learn more about our competitive benefits and additional rewards, including generous paid time-off, medical and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, click the link below.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment.

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