Enrollment Specialist - Florida

Orlando, Florida
Mar 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Enrollment Specialist is responsible for portfolio management within an assigned territory - Orlando. This includes lead generation, lead conversion to application and registration, developing relationships, and partnerships with K-12 schools, businesses, community agencies, community colleges, and professional organizations within the territory.

The Enrollment Specialist is a critical member of the Florida Enrollment team and is responsible for providing comprehensive, quality and highly informed service to students, ensuring complete student satisfaction from inquiry through the enrollment process.

The position’s essential responsibilities include:

*Actively generates new leads and recruits students using program information sessions, district-sponsored education fairs, new teacher orientations, and other district events, classroom presentations and outbound calls, successfully converting leads and generating further referrals.

*Handles prospects efficiently and professionally, effectively responding to any potential concerns, issues or inquiry and successfully qualifies students for various academic programs. Continuously meets and exceeds monthly goals and maintains a high level of enrollment; Manages a prospect after conducting a prequalification. Consults and coordinates communications with internal University departments by gathering any necessary information needed to successfully guide prospects through the entire enrollment process.

*Develops relationships with influencers such as school district Professional Development leaders and school site principals or assistant principals, corporations, professional associations, vice-presidents, deans, associate deans, faculty and/or transfer coordinators in appropriate venues in order to secure prospective student inquiries; Proactively identifies new opportunities for growth within the assigned territory.

*Participates in events such as offsite information sessions, education fairs and school district events, community college table visits, offsite information sessions, fairs and networking events with the purpose of establishing lead generating contacts.

The successful candidate will be able to evaluate the teacher education market, community college market and corporate working professionals market and make recommendations that will positively impact enrollment. They will possess the ability to self direct efforts against greatest growth and be a results driven individual. Additionally, the candidate will possess:

*The capacity to be a self-starter
*Demonstrable organizational and time management skills – ability to multi-task
*Ability to achieve success individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
*Possesses excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills 
*Persistence combined with a positive attitude and approach to work and others – self-motivating work style
*Strong computer skills-with Microsoft Office
*Ability to measure and track progress against goals
*Ability to network and develop relationships in higher education communities
*Ability to understand University programs and resulting career opportunities

A Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of 2 years of related experience within an educational setting.

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