Admissions Representative

Location
South University West Palm Beach, FL, 9801 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States of America
Posted
Oct 18, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Apply Now Admissions RepresentativeSouth University West Palm Beach, FL, 9801 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States of AmericaReq #232 Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Established in 1899, South University (www.southuniversity.edu) is a private, non-profit academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees.


The University traces its heritage to 1899, when Dr. John Draughon established Draughon’s Practical Business College in Savannah, Georgia. Over the past century-plus, South University has experienced continued growth transforming from a two-year college into a university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. South University’s approach to higher education, and the resulting varied academic experiences, provides students with the pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal and professional fulfillment.


South University provides a learning environment, both on-campus and online, that helps students identify goals and the means to achieve them. With this philosophy in mind, students can learn by interacting with a community of faculty, staff and administration dedicated to South University’s academic purpose. South University offers more than 50 academic programs across its nine campuses and through online programs.


The University’s academics are organized across five colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Professions, Nursing and Public Health, Theology – and a School of Pharmacy. With the introduction of South University, Online Programs, students can pursue both undergraduate degree and master’s degree programs ranging from the areas of Criminal Justice to Business – giving South University students more opportunities to make a difference, both personally and professionally.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Admissions Representative is responsible for recruiting qualified applicants for enrollment to the school in accordance with state and federal accreditation and company policies and regulations, consistent with the highest ethical standards. The Admissions Representative is responsible for managing time and inquiry resources to generate interest in our programs. This position will conduct a high quantity of prospect phone contacts to secure appointments and interview activity, and conduct follow-up activity with unresolved interviewees and future class applicants. They will work inter-departmentally with Student Services to ensure students are maintained and successfully matriculated. Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy: conduct ourselves with honesty and integrity; maintain a professional environment for our students, customers, partners, shareholders and each other; avoid conflicts of interest; compete fairly and ethically in the marketplace; comply with all applicable employment and labor laws and regulations is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

KEY JOB ELEMENTS:

  • Accurately and completely explain educational programs, expected outcomes, student services, and financial consideration to students, parents, and educators.

  • Manage inquiries to achieve prompt contact and performance activity weekly goals; utilize approved recruitment policies/formats; make prompt and effective contact with inquiries and redirect unqualified candidates based upon incompatible career goals.

  • Secure new inquiries (Personally Developed Referrals) by directly asking phone and in-person contacts about referrals of others to contact that may be interested in programs offered.

  • Schedule and conduct interviews, pursue qualified candidates for enrollment, and determine appropriateness of candidates for enrollment based upon career goal compatibility.

  • Accurately forecast projected new students on a periodic basis for Director of Enrollment.

  • Consistently conduct follow-up meetings, monthly at minimum, with all applicants to ensure successful matriculation.

  • Assist other personnel and departments with data collection and problem solving. Participate in appropriate recruitment and enrollment activities including: open houses, regional presentations, training sessions, orientation programs, career days, etc.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field.

  • 0-2 years enrollment recruitment or non-durable goods sales experience.

  • Possess a sincere interest in helping others achieve life goals.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with both faculty and student populations.

  • Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.

  • Goal oriented and highly ethical.

  • Strong expertise with MS Office, related hardware and software packages and systems for reporting features.

ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.



South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

Other detailsRequired EducationBachelor’s Degree
  • South University West Palm Beach, FL, 9801 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States of America
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