Admissions Counselor - D.C. Campus

Washington, D.C.
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Washington, DC
Full time

Job Description:

Position Summary:
We are currently searching for an Admission Counselor to join our Washington DC Campus. The Admission Counselor will be responsible for recruiting students for competitive graduate programs in psychology and related behavioral sciences. The successful candidate will be an articulate, organized, results driven, dynamic and enthusiastic team player. The position will report to the Director of Admission. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a talented and committed professional whose skills and attitude complement a dynamic, collegial team.

Principal Duties:
  • Achieve budgeted enrollment goals for each term (fall and spring) by maintaining targeted conversion metrics
  • Complete outbound calls daily to prospective students who have indicated an interest in The Chicago School by submitting a request for additional information
  • Clearly and persuasively articulate the mission of The Chicago School to prospective students
  • Conduct in person and telephone interviews to screen potential applicants, explain The Chicago School's academic programs and advise/counsel regarding admission requirements
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with prospective students by conducting follow up throughout the admissions process
  • Represent TCS at college fairs, class visits, conferences on a national level
  • Conduct campus tours on an as-needed basis
  • Participate in weekly strategic review meetings with the Director of Admissions
  • Participate in periodic campus staff meetings as part of the broader campus team
  • Respond to students' requests and questions within 24 hours.
  • Evaluate and score applications and provide recommendations to the Director of Admissions or committee regarding admission decisions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred
  • Spanish language fluency a plus
  • One to three years of admission experience
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to travel (very limited) and work some evenings and weekends required
  • Excellent communication skills (persuasive and negotiation skills, strong writing, public speaking, interpersonal and public relations skills)
  • Computer skills including word processing, database management and power point
  • Ability to represent The Chicago School in a professional manner, recruit and work within a diverse community and at a post-baccalaureate level
  • Ability to self-initiate and execute with minimal supervision
  • Leadership, organizational, time management and planning capabilities

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Link:
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology