Bethel University

Enrollment Counselor

2 months ago
ID
2017-1066
Position Number
PRF138
# of Openings
1
Category
Post Trad Admissions
Type
Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt
Months per year
12
Benefit Eligible
Benefit Eligible

Job Summary

Recruits new and/or returning students for Bethel University through identifying, qualifying, and cultivating prospective students.

Responsibilities

  • Individualized one-to-one recruitment through relationship development and communication with prospective students in specific programs while meeting or exceeding recruitment activity and budget goals. 
  • Process student applications and review files based on admissions requirements. Communicate and record file status to prospective student on a regular basis. Facilitate prospective student’s admissions process in a timely and efficient manner through the admissions funnel using recruiting best practices for adult students. 
  • Execute on and off campus recruitment events to create awareness and interest in Bethel’s degree programs. Recruitment events include: open houses, information sessions, conferences, partner visits, and college visits. 
  • Collaborate with management team, colleagues, and internal partners to successfully assist prospective students during the application process and provide a seamless admission experience.

Required Skills

  • Must be a proven self-starter able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be detail-oriented and have effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must know how to use the appropriate communication tools used in the recruitment process — phone, email, chats, text messaging.
  • Must be able to organize, prioritize, and handle multiple duties.
  • Must show a proven ability to manage details.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive, confidential information in a mature and professional manner.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and an aptitude for workplace technology.
  • Ability to work with students of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds assisting them with the admissions process.

Required Experience

Two or more years of post-baccalaureate work experience and training in higher education, marketing, or sales is preferred.

Required Education

Bachelor's required; Master's preferred.

Additional Information

This is a 1 FTE, 12 months per year position. Must be willing to travel and work non-routine hours as needed during certain times of the year. Some weekends and evenings required for recruiting events.

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