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ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 This position reports to the Director of Admissions and is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of the College’s marketing and recruitment plan to achieve its enrollment goals. Moreover, this position requires an energetic, hardworking person with good interpersonal and communication skills to implement the enrollment marketing activities of the College.  This person will work closely with prospective students, their families, counselors, alumni and colleagues to develop and sustain relationships that will help the college achieve its recruitment goals.  

 

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 *  Meet the enrollment goals for a designated recruitment area by preparing and executing an annual plan that will promote the College and attract prospective students. The plan will include fall and spring travel activities, special events, college fairs high school and personal visits within a well defined market area to ensure College visibility and territory coverage. 

 *  Maintain regular contact and/or communication with prospective students, their families, and the high school counselors throughout the recruitment process and provide accurate and appropriate information about the College to all constituents. 

  * Ensure that the academic quality and personal character of student recruits meet Westminster standards for those recommended for review and admittance to the College, by personally reviewing student academic credentials, references and recommendations necessary for assessment prior to review by the Admissions Committee.

 * Provide consultation and expert advice to management team for the designated region by maintaining accurate records of all recruitment activities for program evaluation and historical preservation.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required along with 1-3 years’ experience in college admissions, sales or a related position. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and marketing skills are required. Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and self-disciplined, organized, flexible and creative; detail oriented; must be computer proficient and possess excellent telemarketing skills.

To Apply: Complete application and forward with cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to:

Admissions.Operation@westminster-mo.edu

 

 

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Westminster College actively pursues the goal of inclusive excellence.

 

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ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 As a member of the Admissions and Student Financial Planning Office, the Office Assistant is responsible for maintaining the front desk; management of the College switchboard and main office phone lines; assist the Vice President and Dean of Enrollment Management by providing office support functions.  Essential duties include set-up and arrangement of appointments and campus visits, keeping and updating the calendars of the, ES office and campus visits, receiving phone calls and visitors, handling written correspondence, and maintaining student files.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Maintain Enrollment Services operations by management of the College switchboard and main office phone lines, greeting visitors, opening and distributing daily mail, and general office practices and procedures.

 

  1. Assist with the coordination and monitoring of ES campus visitors by:  helping the Office Manager with scheduling and arranging appointments with faculty, staff, coaches, and/or other members of the Westminster Community; Entering and maintaining current information in database system regarding campus visitors; Creating visit schedules; Preparing and mailing confirmation and thank-you correspondence to prospective students; Notifying staff of weekly scheduled visits, interviews, etc; Making reservations for overnight guests as needed; Preparing information packets, and Maintaining reception area, welcome board and tour book.

 

  1. Assist VP and Dean of Enrollment Management by providing support for all aspects of office operations such as: coordinating calendars, scheduling appointments, providing clerical support and assistance with presentations for staff and board meetings, handling daily correspondence, answering incoming calls, and ensuring excellent customer service to all constituents of the College.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.                    
  • Experience: A minimum of one to two years clerical, secretarial or applicable office experience preferred. 
  • Skills: The position requires a person who can successfully greet and direct a variety of campus constituents. Must display strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, and be extremely detail oriented. Must have the ability to meet deadlines and demonstrate a commitment to teamwork.  Must have the ability to work independently and be self-motivated. 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

May offer direction and/or supervision to student work staff or interns assisting in the Admissions Office.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide back-up support for Office Manager.
  2. Establish and maintain general files for office and for VP and Dean of Enrollment
  3. Occasional attendance required for Admission events.
  4. Prepare and update office phone directory
  5. Assist with maintenance of office equipment (i.e. copy machine, fax machine)
  6. Maintain visitor hospitality area
  7. Perform or support various other duties as assigned.

 

EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:

Must have working knowledge of standard office equipment such as multi-line telephone, fax, copier, printer, and computer.  Working knowledge of Microsoft office programs and Admissions software preferred.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Requires standing and sitting for extended periods of time as well as normal bending and reaching.  Requires manual dexterity sufficient for operating standard office machines.  Requires a normal range of hearing and vision.  May require lifting up to 25 lbs. of printed materials.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Fast paced office environment in climate controlled building.  Desk and seating arrangement offer little to no privacy.

 

To Apply: Complete application and forward with cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to:

Admissions.Operation@westminster-mo.edu

 

 

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Westminster College actively pursues the goal of inclusive excellence.

 

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