Enrollment Management Specialist

Employer
IES Abroad
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Posted
Mar 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Enrollment Management Department serves all students who apply and/or are admitted to IES Abroad programs. Each student demands unique services and requires a thorough review of his/her application and a timely admissions decision. Serving students includes the collecting, organizing, and clarifying of data and information throughout the pre-departure process so that it is clear, informative, and adds value to the study abroad experience.

Job title: Enrollment Management Specialist

Status: Full-time, exempt

Schedule: M-F, 8.30a.m. 4.30p.m, 37.5 hours per week with a 30 minute lunch break, including occasional evening work and/or seasonal travel to regional consulates/study abroad fairs as defined by the needs of the department and/or organization/position requirements.

Reports to: Manager, Enrollment Management

Direct reports: None

Start date: ASAP *

Location: Chicago, IL, USA

About us: Everything we do is about the IES Abroad student. Our profoundly passionate team of study abroad professionals believes in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. Our goal is to rock the world of some 8,000 study abroad students every year. From our headquarters in Chicago to our 140+ study abroad programs in 85 global locations worldwide, we create authentic global education and life-affirming cultural experiences. We work at IES Abroad because we believe that every student should have the opportunity to go abroad - especially in a fun, safe, and superior academic and cultural environment. We believe so strongly in the power of our program, that we actively recruit students from diverse populations and provide more than $4 million in scholarships year after year. We are proud that our students are as diverse and exciting as the countries we study. We're not ashamed to admit, we're a little bit obsessed with study abroad. Summary of position: The Enrollment Management Department serves all students who apply and/or are admitted to IES Abroad programs. Each student demands unique services and requires a thorough review of his/her application and a timely admissions decision. Serving students includes the collecting, organizing, and clarifying of data and information throughout the pre-departure process so that it is clear, informative, and adds value to the study abroad experience.

Experience & Qualifications/Skills:

  • 2 years data entry or administrative experience
  • Database literacy with extensive computer knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and customer focus
  • Strong attention to detail with the capacity to maintain accurate records
  • Ability to cooperate with all stakeholders
  • Takes responsibility for actions, results and mistakes
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment when handling a variety of issues
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong self-direction and initiative skills
  • Act in a professional manner at all times
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment
  • Meets commitments on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences
  • Maintains a positive can-do attitude even during stressful situations
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Study abroad experience helpful Education 
  • Licenses and/or Certifications etc: Associates degree or equivalent work experience

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