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Admissions Counselor/Territory Manager

Employer
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024
Job Description

The Opportunity:

Responsible for managing all phases of the admissions, recruitment and enrollment functions within an assigned geographic market. Will be required, with supplemental support, to meet an enrollment object to achieve targeted enrollment goals for the campus and the university.

Manage the assigned regional territory by adhering to the Admissions Standard Operating Procedures including:
  • Prospect, applicant, admit and matriculate management that provides continual written, electronic and telephone communication to students, which generates interest, encourages them to apply, assists them in the admissions process, etc.
  • Review and approve applications for admission to the University, and recommend admissions decisions to the Director
Plan, manage and participate in off campus recruitment events
  • Sign up for college fairs, arrange meetings at high schools with prospective students, secure venue locations for admissions meetings in designated geographic market
  • Manage all aspects of recruitment travel in assigned territory
  • Evaluate recruitment travel on an ongoing and year-to-year basis for opportunities of improvement, cost savings and strategic plan growth
Meet with prospective students and families to provide counseling on various topics to include academic offerings, career outcomes and financial aid, etc.

Create and implement a territory specific recruitment plan to meet targeted enrollment goals

Remain current on university degree programs, national admissions standards and policies, financial aid, status of campus and facilities. Possess and maintain current knowledge of aviation, aerospace and security industry and trends.

Position will be based in Southern California. Starting salary is $66,560/year subject to change based on location in California to meet minimum exemption.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

At Embry-Riddle, we take pride in our position as the world's largest and most comprehensive university dedicated to aviation and aerospace. Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, our esteemed residential campuses offer a prestigious educational experience. However, our commitment to education knows no borders as our Worldwide campus expands our reach globally, providing a world-class education online and at approximately 110 locations across the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central and South America. This breadth of reach ensures that students can access our exceptional programs without geographical limitations.

With a history spanning nearly a century, we have continually adapted to the dynamic needs of the industries we support. In the Academic Year 2022-23, we welcomed over 11,100 students to our residential campuses and over 19,000 students at our worldwide campus.

Join our global community and embark on a journey of academic excellence and limitless possibilities. Employees working more than 30 hours a week can enjoy medical, dental and vision benefits, an amazing retirement plan with immediate vesting that includes a 6% gift and up to 4% match, free tuition for employees and their immediate family members, and a generous personal leave program. To find out more about our benefits and why ERAU has been named a “Great College to Work For” for 13 consecutive years, visit our careers page .

Embry-Riddle is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Embry-Riddle is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We continually strive to recognize, respect, and celebrate differences and cultural identities among individuals as we recruit, support, and embrace our diverse community. We work to provide a safe and inclusive environment and to create a climate free of discrimination where cultural competency is fostered through leadership, integrity, care, and respect.

Qualifications

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Required Years of Work-Related Experience:

0-1 years

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skill; deal positively with the public by using good public relations skills; effective listening skills; maintain excellent working relationships with others; self-motivated; and self-assured. Must be able to see projects through to successful completion. Must be willing to travel extensively (8-10 weeks per academic year), plus, work evenings, weekends and holidays, when necessary; possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Support co-workers in their assigned territories, as needed, to include but not limited to travel and presentations. Must possess leadership skills and have the knowledge and style to provide guidance and be an example for the other Territory Managers. Analytical skills with an in-depth knowledge of information systems and technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet end-user applications.

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