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Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Admissions/Registrar
About the Job
The goal of the Dual Credit department is to provide high schools, both nationally and internationally, the ability to offer CCU dual credit courses for their students. The dual credit program is a relationship-based partnership with both Christian and public high schools built on offering affordable dual credit college courses for families as well as autonomy for partner schools in their dual credit program.
The Dual Credit Representative (DCR) role encompasses travel to partner schools for course registration, back-to-school nights, and course evaluations. The DCR communicates with both students and school contacts in all aspects of the program including transcript requests, course registration troubleshooting, course application process and requirements, and resolving issues. This position requires an understanding of secondary education and high school curriculum. The DCR is involved in active high school recruitment utilizing marketing strategies set in place by the Director. The DCR creates public speaking presentations for school functions and answers all questions in regard to the CCU dual credit program.
Ultimately, this position is responsible for maintaining and growing relationships with current schools, recruiting new schools, and promoting the University dual credit program to high school students and their families. This role suits someone who is a self-starter, likes to travel, and can make independent decisions that lead schools into partnership with CCU in offering approved dual credit courses to students.
Colorado Christian University is the premier interdenominational Christian university in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region, delivering world class education to thousands of students. The fully accredited, nonprofit University is located in Lakewood, Colorado, a suburb of Denver.
Colorado Christian University was founded in 1914 on two principles — grace and truth. CCU’s scriptural foundation comes from John 1:17: For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. (ESV)
CCU's mission is Christ-centered higher education transforming students to impact the world with grace and truth.
A leader in higher education, the University has been consistently ranked in the top 2 percent of colleges and universities nationwide for its core curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. CCU has had nine consecutive years of enrollment growth and has been named one of the five fastest-growing master’s granting universities by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
CCU offers more than 100 degree program options for traditional and adult students through its College of Undergraduate Studies and College of Adult and Graduate Studies. More than 8,000 students attend the University on the main campus, in regional centers throughout Colorado, and online.
Scripture states all Christians are called to serve Christ and to minister to others. Because Christians are individuals with different gifts and callings, we serve Christ in a variety of ministry vocations. CCU invites you to explore how you may use your calling and gifts at the University.ministry vocations. CCU invites you to explore how you may use your calling and gifts at the University.
What is most appealing about working at CCU?
Live out your calling: We are a traditional evangelical university where you can invest your God-given talents and abilities alongside coworkers and teammates, while having a profound influence on students as they deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Impact students for Christ: Our mission is to provide Christ-centered higher education, transforming students to impact the world with grace and truth.
Equip students for kingdom work: You can be a part of preparing students for positions of significant leadership in the church, business, government, education, and other professions, as a key part of our University's Strategic Priorities.
Contribute to our vibrant culture: CCU’s culture is unique to higher education. Where else can you read the Holy Bible, pray with teammates and students at work, and impact our culture in support of Christian values?
We’re looking for candidates who have:
A master’s degree in education or related field preferred.
Proven sales experience.
Background as a secondary school teacher preferred.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member and as an individual contributor.
Ability to work in a high-energy, fast-paced environment, and simultaneously manage multiple tasks. Work under deadlines and manage time effectively.
Desire to be highly organized, energetic, a self-starter, and results-driven.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software.
Skills to provide quality customer service.
Positive demeanor and professional appearance.
Key Job Duties
Contribute to CCU’s mission: Christ-centered higher education transforming students to impact the world with grace and truth. In this role, the Dual Credit Representative contributes to the mission by promoting Christ-centered higher education and by exemplifying Christ as they create relationships with prospective students, their parents, and other institutions.
Manage an assigned region by determining appropriate school contacts (head of school, principal, counselor(s)), planning travel, and arranging school appointments for registration, evaluations, recruitment, and public speaking presentations at student/parent meetings such as back-to-school events.
Apply proven marketing and sales techniques in an effort to recruit new schools in partnering with CCU’s dual credit program. This includes high school research, cold-calling, email communication, and mail-outs in a recruitment plan established by the Director. DCR recruitment plan to be submitted to the Director.
Build relationships with current and prospective schools throughout the year. This includes follow-up with new school applicants, partner schools, and schools expressing interest in the program. Meet regional goals established by the DCR and Director.
Travel throughout assigned region and others if necessary. DCR travel consists of student registration and back-to-school night presentations, evaluations, recruitment, and exhibiting at conventions. Travel is extensive and time-sensitive in the fall. Travel occurs in the spring and may occur during the summer months for opportunities at conventions.
Promote Colorado Christian University by sharing CCU's story and undergraduate information. Work with Admissions to engage students in attending CCU during school visits; provide Admissions collateral.
Guide schools in completion of course applications, awareness of deadlines, and course updates. Explain course application requirements, required teacher credentials, and collegiate-level curriculum.
Solve school application barriers. Work with students and schools to solve transcript issues. Analyze best practices to enhance the student experience during the enrollment process and use these techniques to set CCU apart from other universities.
Work in a collaborative team environment to meet the totality of assigned dual credit department goals and objectives each academic year. This includes the school application process, communication with schools and the department, registration, recruitment, and other related duties.
Complete reports (bi-weekly, monthly goals updates, etc.) or paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.
Present at team meetings and monthly one-on-ones.
Help with Student Life activities as assigned by the Director including chapel monitoring, etc.
Help with Admissions events on-campus as necessary.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.
While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, work irregular hours, including some nights and weekends. Travel throughout the year to meet with school administrators, students, and parents is the norm. Tasks may involve extended periods of time driving, flying, or at a desk preparing reports or work schedules for work-related activities. Colorado Christian University expects all faculty and staff to become a part of the University community by participating in activities and events that occur on the campus throughout the year, which may occur during evenings and weekends.
What we offer our employees:
We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to all employees. Our benefit package includes: a tuition waiver program, excellent healthcare, generous paid time off, matching 403(b) retirement plan, and additional organizational paid benefits and voluntary benefit offerings. Pay and benefits will be discussed in more detail as candidates progress through the interview process.
About Colorado Christian University
With a heritage dating back to 1914, Colorado Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually. Just a few minutes from downtown Denver, CCU is uniquely positioned to offer students a distinctive variety of educational opportunities and experiences.