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Admissions Representative

Company: Kansas State University Foundation
Location: Salina
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

General Description of Position:

Our admissions representatives are the first point of contact for prospective students, so we are looking for engaging, warm, enthusiastic people who will quickly create meaningful relationships. We hire colleagues who are passionate about the value of higher education, and who want to help our students take the first step in continuing their education.

Reach out to individuals via phone; take incoming calls; and place outbound calls to prospective students in a team environment.

Interview prospective students to determine their motivation for attending college; understand their career goals and the obstacles that might prevent them from starting or continuing their education; help them to overcome those obstacles; and ultimately help them identify the degree-program that best matches their needs.

Present information about the benefits of education and KSU Polytechnic Campus, tailoring their message to the student's needs, motivation, and career goals.

Will accomplish one-on-one admissions interviews via a consultative approach to prospective students from diverse populations.

Guide prospective students through the admissions process by responding to questions, linking them to financial aid and academic advisors, assisting in gathering the documents necessary to start school.

Maintain ongoing communications with prospects for enrollment at KSU Polytechnic Campus through multiple methods--primarily through emails, social media, letters and phone calls. Enter initial data and update as changes occur in HubSpot related to prospects for ongoing communications with prospects.

Schedules, plans and executes special events on campus--such as enrollment days, transfer days, junior/senior days in coordination with other campus stakeholders and Marketing.

Information about the Department:

The Department of Enrollment Management is a fast-paced, dynamic unit charged with identifying, engaging, and recruiting students for the Kansas State University Polytechnic family.

The Department of Enrollment Management serves as the primary recruitment experts driving attainment of current enrollment goals as well as future enrollment goals based on analysis of market research, program-specific and institutional capacity.

The Department of Enrollment Management identifies and engages target audiences to sell niche products/services or recruit for unique programs and acquire new customers.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

The Successful Candidate will:

Have a passion for education and the desire to help prospective students achieve their educational and career goals.

Enjoy listening to and talking with prospective students over the phone, getting to know them, and creating a meaningful relationship.

Possess the skills needed to craft well-written, compelling messages to our students and fellow colleagues.

Have the desire to work with a team, and toward the team's goals, while also working independently and being internally motivated.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Other Requirements

Have a Bachelor's Degree.

Valid driver's license upon employment.

Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to interact effectively with prospects from diverse backgrounds and in varying situations.

Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Excellent organizational skills.

Experience in recruitment in Higher Education, Marketing, Client Services, or Consulting.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$21.00/hr

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Apr 26, 2021 Central Daylight Time

Applications close:

Keywords: Kansas State University Foundation, Salina , Admissions Representative, Other , Salina, Kansas

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