Posting Number 20110220
Job Title Part-Time Admissions Advisor
Job Category Staff
Position Summary Information
Job Description Summary
Southwestern Michigan College is seeking a part-time Admissions Advisor that would work on average 28 hours per week.
Position Summary: The Admissions Advisor will help in the implementation of the student recruitment plan for Southwestern Michigan College. The Admissions Advisor will report directly to the Director of Admissions and is responsible for but not limited to the following:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Reach out via phone calls, social media, etc. in order to develop relationships with prospective students providing them with the needed information about programs and services.
• Build and maintain a close working relationship with area high school counselors and teachers making them aware of the various programs and services that are available.
• Recommend, Coordinate, and participate in enrollment activities, such as, College nights, high school visits, business expos and fairs at local area high schools.
• Will serve as initial contact for all perspective students that arrive at Southwestern Michigan College for a college tour.
• Maintain accurate records of advising activities.
The ideal candidate should be a self-starter, well organized and have the ability to work with minimum supervision. Some local travel is required.
Minimum of Associate degree in business administration, communications, marketing, public relations or related field from an accredited college or university.
Computer literacy and excellent communication skills are required.
Bachelor degree with prior experience working with high school aged students.
• Proper telephone etiquette.
• Organizing and maintaining files.
• Great interpersonal communication skills.
• The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, flexible and a team player.
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and communication skills.
• Sales skills
• Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
• Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard as well as seeing to read and review materials for accuracy.
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information with students, staff and public.
• Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
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