Admissions Counselor, In-Market

Employer
Kettering University
Location
Michigan, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Career Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information Kettering University is looking for enthusiastic, self-starters to join our Admissions team! In this reimagined role, admissions counselors will have the opportunity to recruit students from Michigan and throughout the United States for Kettering’s premier STEM academic and cooperative education programs. During the Fall and Spring seasons, admissions counselors will review applications and travel to attend in-market events, such as high school visits, college fairs, and open houses, with the purpose to connect with and promote the University to high school students and families. This will be followed by self-managed 3-hour work weeks during the months of December, June, and July. This position includes full-time salary & benefits, as well as access to our generous tuition benefits, which can be put towards our Master’s programs! We look forward to adding creative and motivated members to our team!

About Kettering: Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. We inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration, and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach, and an engaged community of stakeholders.

BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering
matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; home purchase assistance program; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.

Flint Michigan: A storied past and an innovative approach to the future drives Flint forward. No other city of Flint’s size can boast similar cultural and social resources; the Flint Institute of Art, Flint Symphony Orchestra, the Flint Institute of Music, the Sloan Museum, the Flint Farmers’ Market, and several colleges and universities contribute to a rich social fabric. A vibrant array of dining, entertainment, and lodging options now enliven the walkable Flint city center. Kettering University is an important partner in the renaissance of Flint.

Our Mission and Vision: Kettering University prepares students for lives of extraordinary leadership and service by linking transformative experiential learning opportunities to rigorous academic programs in engineering, science, mathematics and business. Kettering University will be the first choice for students and all our partners seeking to make a better world through technological innovation, leadership and service. Job Specific Required Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Exceptional communication and presentation skills, ability to represent the University with exuberance, accuracy, and enthusiasm. Demonstrated ability to articulate the advantages of a unique educational model that integrates an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience - Ability to travel for extended periods
- Ability to work remotely - Ability to manage a unique role structure – full-time salary & benefits, with early access to our generous Tuition Benefits offer, while working nine months of the year with three months of independent work. If goals & key performance indicators are being met: the months of December, June, and July have significantly reduced work hours and expectations centered on an approved independent project ~2-3 hours per week; full pay & benefits.  
- Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills - Ability to connect with a wide variety of audiences: students, parents and counselors 
- Ability to work independently and make decisions based on general guidelines 
- Strong analytical, problem-solving skills
- Available to work evenings/weekends 
- Must possess current valid, unrestricted driver’s license
 
Understand and have a commitment to Kettering University Values 
a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students. 
b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics. 
c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation. 
d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners. 
e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do. Preferred Qualifications - Kettering University graduates are encouraged to apply
- Demonstrated ability to articulate the advantages of a unique educational model that integrates an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience Duties Coordinate, conduct, and execute influential in-market events to promote the University to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors, community organizations, and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process in a highly professional manner. Collaboration with in-office territory leads to maximizing impact and output; achieved shared territory goals. Deliver stellar presentations and share the University with exuberance, accuracy, and enthusiasm; rigorous self-drive for continuous improvement and knowledge seeking. Navigate, advise, and craft messaging and approach based on the audience; a keen understanding of the market and the University to best meet needs. Complete all daily call and activity information in the CRM tool and promptly submit required reports. Utilize and assess data for opportunities and relationship building. Understand the importance of your role in maintaining the goals and mission of the University. Embody vehement and genuine interest in recruiting our future graduates and industry leaders.     Independent special project(s), as assigned to support the overall goals & initiatives of the Enrollment team. Work is self-managed during the off months of December, June, and July with agreed-upon delivery dates and outcomes. Estimated work ~2-3 hours per week. Stay abreast of on-going changes and developments at the University.    Other duties as assigned, including training, select on-campus event coverage, etc. 

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