Enrollment Counselor

Employer
Northern Wyoming Community College District, Sheridan College
Location
Sheridan, Wyoming
Salary
36,483 - 45,604
Closing date
Sep 13, 2021

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Job Details

Job Summary:

The Enrollment Counselor helps prospective students make a connection to the College.  S/he works with individuals of all ages in helping them understand their opportunities and pathways to graduation.  

The Enrollment Counselor is an upbeat and positive person as s/he serves as the face of a continually growing and dynamic organization.  This is a rewarding job that is located in Sheridan with opportunities to network throughout the region. 

Knowledge:

  • Recruitment methods for various target markets
  • Excellent human relations, customer service and organization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Outstanding written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Analysis and problem solving using creativity, good judgment and initiative 
  • Sensitivity to and respect for the various populations we serve
  • Experience in giving presentations to groups of various sizes
  • Experience with MS Office Suite and CRM tools
  • Experience working collaboratively with a variety of constituencies ranging from community members, schools and college students to faculty, staff and families

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Extensive travel required, must have reliable transportation
  • Some evenings and weekends required

Education:

  • Community college experience preferred
  • Experience in working with individuals of all ages preferred
  • Experience in college admissions preferred

Job Duties:

5% Support the Enrollment Services One-Stop concept and provide quality customer service to members of the college community. 

30% Coordinate and conduct on-campus and off-campus recruitment activities for traditional and non-traditional prospective students, including school visits, college fairs, campus tours and special programs. 

15% Provide guidance and direction to prospective students and their families regarding the college admissions process. Provide in-depth admissions counseling for new students.

15% Provide essential support and advising for prospective students. Assist students in preparing their education plans and registering. 

10% Coordinate Dual & Concurrent enrollment registrations within Service Area. 

10% Effectively utilize Colleague admissions module & Recruiter software.

5% Assist with advertising/marketing programs and preparation of publications.

5% Promote good relations with outside institutions or groups, which can be helpful to attracting quality students. 

5%  Perform related duties as requested.

Employee Benefits:

  • Employer paid retirement plan (17.37% employer paid; 1.75% employee paid)
  • Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance, including Flex Benefits
  • 20 days paid annual leave
  • Four days per year paid personal leave
  • 16 paid holidays per year
  • Paid medical, emergency and bereavement leave
  • Employee and family tuition waivers
  • Free easy-access parking
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Onsite fitness center and walking track
  • Verizon, Microsoft, Dell and HP employee discounts
  • Professional development

About NWCCD:

Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked "America's Top Western Town" by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located there.

NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.

Apply online at:  https://jobs.sheridan.edu
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