The Admissions Advisor at Parker University holds a blended position with duties and responsibilities within the areas of admissions, enrollment and recruitment. Advisors meet the enrollment objectives of the university by encouraging qualified prospective students to become students of Parker University. Advisors provide a positive, professional impression for guests, students and staff in person, on the phone, and via email. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Job responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: Actively promote/communicate all programs offered at Parker University to prospective students. Conduct personal interviews, telephone interviews and e-mail correspondence to identify student prospects to determine their educational needs, concerns and interests. Responsible for guiding prospective students starting from inquiry through evaluation and acceptance into Parker University. Responsible for developing, managing and meeting action plans in order to obtain personal and departmental enrollment objectives. Develop a rapport with prospective students and maintain contact with them frequently. Use the customer relationship management (CRM) system to document all communication with the prospective student. Enter and interpret data within a customer relationship management system; Remain current on knowledge of university degree offerings and programs as well as Academic and Financial Aid policy changes. Evaluate monthly activity against standards and personal inquiry goals. Assist and participate in the planning of recruiting and enrollment events as needed Ensure compliance with applicable University policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned. Willingness to travel and work nights and weekends, as needed. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred (HS required) A minimum of one year of sales, recruiting, or interviewing experience, three years preferred Experience communicating with diverse groups of people in person, by telephone and in writing Experience with advisory roles in education, health and wellness, life coaching, or mediation Experience with high-volume outbound calls, appointment scheduling, and managing of telephone, mail-in, and walk-in prospective students Worked in or attended a university setting, a plus Experience with internet-based leads, a plus Bi-lingual, a plus JOB REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS: Ability to remain flexible and easily adapt to changes in assignment. Ability to coordinate and/or perform multiple tasks simultaneously, meet tight deadlines and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds; Advanced technology skills, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook; Ability to handle multiple tasks and due date pressures utilizing strong planning, organization and time management skills while generating a high level of quality work; Ability to represent the university in a professional manner through appearance, attitude and positive interaction while adhering to ethical and confidentiality standards. Self-starter, proactive problem-solver, energetic, team player; Willingness to travel and work nights and weekends, as needed. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Visual acuity to use a keyboard and view a computer
terminal. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and
finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.
May require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit
other locations; or the ability to stand and walk.
Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or move light to medium
weight up to twelve (12) pounds and/or exert up to twelve (12)
pounds of force.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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