Admissions Specialist - Full-time


Truman College is seeking an Admissions Specialist to join our team. Truman College is an open enrollment institution and students are accepted year-round. This position requires strong collaboration with CCC recruiters to secure enrollment from prospective applicants and maintaining effective follow-up by using various tracking systems. Serve as a member of the Admissions Team managing student intake to assist in achieving enrollment goals for the college.

  • Track student participation from application to enrollment by using various data tracking systems.
  • Contacts new applicants through phone calls, emails, etc. to assist with completion of enrollment process.
  • Follows up with new and existing applicants to ensure enrollment and registration.
  • Prepares reports to reflect both outreach activities and outcomes.
  • Assist new applicants who walk-in or call-in seeking admission to the college.
  • Informs new students and families of the admissions requirements, transfer guidelines, financial aid and scholarship information.
  • Gathers information from prospective students who did not enroll via individual interviews, focus groups, and other means to better understand our value proposition, marketing, and customer service.
  • Works collaboratively with recruiters, Registrar's Office and other key departments/individuals within the college to create a seamless transition from application through enrollment and registration process.

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communication, Liberal Arts, Marketing, Public Relations, Counseling, Guidance, Psychology or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience interacting with students, clients and customers or a minimum of 2 years work experience in student advising or in the area of Social/Human Services.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite and database management, including, but not limited to PeopleSoft.
  • Ability to organize materials and work with a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to gather and analyze data using basic research methods and databases.

WE OFFER : Excellent health and welfare benefit package and long term saving investment programs including 103(b) & 457(b) Investment Plans and a pension plan with the State University Retirement System (SURS) Plan. Generous vacation, holiday, personal and sick days, and tuition reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits, please visit the benefits page of our website.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in CCC!

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