The Admission Counselor works under the general direction of the Associate Director of Admissions and is primarily responsible for achieving enrollment goals for the school’s on-campus degree programs through recruiting, advising, and various enrollment management activities. The Admissions Counselor is a professional role with significant autonomy and responsibilities yet works closely with the enrollment team and individuals in other departments to successfully meet one’s goals. The position requires some evening and weekend work as well as overnight travel.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
Serves as the first contact and primary representative of Crown College to prospective students and their families.
Maintains regular contact with prospective students through ongoing communications including face-to-face meetings, phone calls, texting, email, written correspondence, and social media from the inquiry stage through enrollment.
Communicates an in-depth knowledge of the college’s mission, academic programs, admissions process, campus life, athletics, and other distinctives. Functions as the primary liaison for the prospective student in connecting with key departments.
Provides a high level of customer service including timely response to any prospective student inquiries.
Identifies, schedules, and visits high schools, college fairs, conventions, community colleges, churches, music festivals, etc. within an assigned geographical area recruiting prospective students for the college. 8-12 weeks of overnight recruitment travel per year may be required.
Responsible for an organized flow of data, keeping contact records current and accurate.
Meets on a regular basis with the admissions team to evaluate the status of prospective students and progress toward goals. Produces requested reports as needed.
Develops effective relationships with those who may influence youth about their college decision such as high school counselors, community college advisors and faculty, youth pastors, alumni, etc.
Responsible for key enrollment management departmental roles as assigned.
Provides leadership or support to various enrollment activities such as Preview Days, open houses, special events, campus tours, call center activities, etc.
Assists in the training and management of student workers.
A strong desire to promote Christ-centered higher education.
Positive attitude and a willingness to go the “extra-mile”; works well in a team setting.
An effective manager of people and projects; well-organized and detailed-oriented.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
A problem solver and able to deal with a variety of situations and personalities.
Proven track record of creativity and resourcefulness.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative, exercise independent judgment, prioritize work and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
A high level of personal integrity and professionalism, including the ability to work with confidential information.
Proficient with Microsoft Office business software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and comfortable with other technologies and software.
Must possess a valid Minnesota Class D driver's license or equivalent out-of-state license.
Be in agreement with the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits Eligible
About Crown College
Crown College in St. Bonifacius, MN is conveniently located 30 miles west of the Twin Cities with close proximity to the cities of Waconia and Chanhassen. A distinctly Christian college, Crown recently celebrated its 100th anniversary, Crown is poised for growth in both its on-campus and online degree programs.
Crown College is affiliated with The Christian and Missionary Alliance, a denomination that has a 125 year history of focusing on the centrality of Jesus Christ and mobilizing workers to every corner of the world. Additionally, Crown College is accredited at the highest levels for Minnesota colleges and universities including The Higher Learning Commission of The North Central Association, the Minnesota state boards of teaching and nursing, and The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.