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Admissions Representative

Employer
Blue Cliff College
Location
Metairie, LA
Closing date
May 10, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
POSITION

Blue Cliff College is seeking an Admissions Representative. The purpose of this position is to prospect, schedule appointments, interview and assess individuals interested in pursuing further education at our college. The person in this position will guide prospects through the enrollment process including follow-up resulting in students starting school and beginning their educational pursuits, as well as to interface with other people influencing the decision to select and attend the college. This career is personally and professionally rewarding as it helps others have the opportunity to change their lives be achieving a better future through education.

JOB DUTIES
  • To be successful in the organization, the Admissions Representative must have a high level of student service with an emphasis on integrity, professionalism, and a positive attitude.
  • Maintain a high level of activity, conversion rates, and start dates.
  • Meet and exceed established performance goals and targets.
  • Outbound and inbound phone contact with prospective and enrolled students.
  • Appointment setting for on-campus interviews with prospective students.
  • Conduct in-person interviews with prospects in order to evaluate the student based on his/her desire to learn and succeed, interests, motivation to attend and complete college, personal needs and all qualifications in accordance with all school and company policies and procedures, applicable federal and state regulations and all accrediting agency standards and requirements.
  • Provide tours of the campus to all prospective students and/or their support systems.
  • Present accurate information regarding the college's approved academic programs of study, costs of program, and attendance as set forth by the college.
  • Assists students in completion of required application paperwork.
  • Coordinates with the campus Financial Aid Department in order to schedule applicants to meet with them.
  • Provide timely, student-service focused follow-up with students throughout the enrollment completion process, up to and including active attendance in school.
  • Regularly communicate with candidates prior to the start of class in order to facilitate solutions to concerns which may arise as well as their decision to attend.
  • Stay in contact with students throughout the program of study in order to assist them in becoming successful graduates.
  • Network off-campus in a variety of areas to promote the college and secure personally developed inquiries, as well as represent the campus at Open House and other events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • 1-2 years of experience in college admissions, financial aid, high school counseling, or sales of intangible products preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic office policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of college operations, services, and policies.
  • Excellent telephone and customer service skills.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Solid problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.
  • Ability to exercise discernment and good judgement in making decisions.
  • Ability to proficiently use college's software systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high energy work environment.
  • Ability to spend a considerable amount of time standing, walking, and moving around the campus.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.

COMPENSATION

In the spirit of pay transparency, we can share that the pay range for this position is $20.00-25.00 per hour. Please keep in mind that this range is the base pay only and does not consider other components that make up the total rewards package for the position. If you are hired, your overall compensation will be determined based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, and/or experience which may result in total compensation outside of this range.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Education Management, Inc. (dba Blue Cliff College) is committed to preparing students to function proficiently in a competitive society in the career of their choice and to create within them an awareness of professional and social responsibility, along with an appreciation of principles of ethical conduct. Blue Cliff College employs a diverse team of individuals dedicated to inspiring students to strive for excellence and to achieve maximum personal potential. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, as well as a business casual work environment and flexible work schedule because we understand your personal life is as important as your professional life. If you’re dedicated and ready to work for an organization that cares about you, please apply online.

BENEFIT PROGRAM

Featured benefits for full-time team members include:
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Critical illness, accident, and hospital indemnity insurance
  • Pet insurance and pet discount program
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off

Equal Opportunity Employment
Blue Cliff College and Current HR ("organizations") provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the organizations comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which it has operations. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, and compensation.

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