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Senior Advisor

Employer
Parker University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Are you interested in building a career that makes a difference and creates a legacy? Parker University, the fourth-fastest growing college in Texas and the fastest-growing college in Dallas, is currently searching for a Senior Admissions Advisor to join our rapidly expanding team! 

We are seeking individuals who desire to use their unique skills to innovate and make an impact. The Senior Advisor holds a blended position within the areas of admissions, enrollment and recruitment.  This position requires the exercise of initiative and independent judgment in a fast-paced environment; Senior advisors foster relationships with qualified prospective students to become students of Parker University and provide a positive, professional impression for guests, students and staff in person, on the phone, and via email. 

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

Job responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:  

  • Responsible for guiding prospective students from inquiry through evaluation and acceptance into Parker University – 80%
  • Administer training for team, under direction of Admissions Manager. – 20%
  • Completes projects and tasks independently.
  • Develops, manages and meets action plans in order to obtain personal and departmental enrollment objectives.
  • Effectively communicate in person, in writing and over the phone with prospective students regarding the enrollment process.
  • Actively promote all programs offered at Parker University to prospective students.
  • 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 offering and programs as well as Academic and Financial Aid policy changes. 
  • Evaluate activity monthly against standards and personal inquiry goals.
  • Assist and participate in the planning of recruiting and enrollment events as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, as needed.
  • Identify needed training for Admissions Advisors
  • Coach Admissions Advisors on job processes.
                    

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree, preferred (HS required) 
  • A minimum of three year of sales, recruiting, or interviewing experience with a proven track-record 
  • 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; Possess 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. Work with little or no supervision.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills such as the ability to build cooperative relationships with a diverse customer base by being perceptive of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do; and the ability to make presentations and conduct interviews.
  • Proven success in presenting sales or training material.
  • Handle multiple tasks and due date pressures utilizing strong planning, organization and time management skills while generating a high level of quality work product.

Parker University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

 

WHY PARKER?

Founded in 1982 by Dr. James William Parker, Parker University has more than 1,800 students and 34 academic programs. Parker University proudly offers its famed Doctor of Chiropractic degree and programs in Business and Technology and Health Sciences. 

Parker University has been recognized as a Great College to Work For® and one of the 25 Fastest-Growing Colleges in the U.S.

Parker University offers competitive salaries, generous benefits, and the opportunity to engage with our unique campus community.

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