Admissions Counselor - Chicago Campus

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Job Description:

The Admission Counselor is responsible for recruiting students for the Chicago campus. This position has the potential for being a hybrid position, working 3 days on campus and 2 days remotely. The Admission Counselor is responsible for all phases of the admission process, from successfully marketing the programs to qualifying students for admission selection and enrollment. The successful candidate will be an articulate, organized, results driven, dynamic and enthusiastic leader and team player. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a talented and committed professional whose skills and attitude complement a dynamic, collegial team.

Principal Duties:

  • Clearly articulates the mission and value of the designated higher education affiliate institution(s) to prospective undergraduate and/or graduate students

  • Provides superior customer service to students through the entire admission process

  • Consistently achieves performance goals for each term by maintaining targeted conversion metrics at each stage of the admission process

  • Responds to all new inquiries quickly and maintains consistent communication with all students throughout the admission process

  • Completes a high level of outbound calls per day to reach prospective students in a timely manner

  • Conducts telephone-based personal interviews to qualify prospective students on their educational goals and interests, to explain available academic programs, to advise them on admission requirements, and to ensure that all admission paperwork is completed properly. Provides more in-depth counseling for undecided students

  • Makes decisions concerning admission, appropriately adhering to all policies and procedures

  • Acts as the Office of Admission liaison for one or more academic programs

  • Produces accurate applicant and inquiry reports, including forecasts, on a regular basis.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required (Master’s degree preferred)

  • A minimum of 1 year sales experience or similar background is required (telesales preferred)

  • Previous admissions experience is preferred but not required

  • The ability to work evenings and weekends is required

  • Some occasional travel may also be required

  • Must be able to represent the organization in a professional manner, recruit and work within a diverse community, and follow all policies and procedures with a keen attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and listening abilities: persuasive and negotiation skills, strong professional writing, public speaking, interpersonal and public relations skills

  • Strong recruitment, sales, and customer service skills combined with a strong work ethic and a goal-oriented, self-motivated approach toward achieving consistent results

  • Leadership, organizational, time management, multi-tasking, and planning capabilities

  • Computer skills including proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as experience using customer relationship management systems and the ability to learn new systems quickly

For more information about The Chicago School of Professional Psychology visit www.thechicagoschool.edu

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an affiliate of TCS Education System. For more information about TCS Education System visit www.tcsedsystem.org

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $24-26.5 base compensation. Additional compensation factors may impact total compensation. To learn more about our competitive benefits and additional rewards, including generous paid time-off, medical and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, click the link below.

https://www.thechicagoschool.edu/career-opportunities/

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

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment.

Organization

The Chicago School is a not-for-profit, accredited institution with more than 4,000 students at campuses across the country (Chicago, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Calif., and Washington, D.C.) and online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 30 years. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.

Central to our transformational impact on students, their communities, and the practice of psychology is The Engaged Professional Model of Education. This groundbreaking approach to training leverages the talents and experience of faculty practitioners, who work with our Community Partnership and Applied Professional Practice teams to provide students a rich spectrum of clinical training in a wide range of community settings. In fact, the School was the first of its kind to be named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its leadership in service and civic engagement.

Our graduates emerge with unrivaled skills, and ready to make much-needed changes in the communities they serve. They work around the world in hospitals, schools, community centers, agencies, NGOs, private practice, and elsewhere. Our graduates blend a sophisticated understanding of the human experience with high-quality practice in fields such as adolescent psychology, applied behavior analysis, Latino mental health, and forensic psychology.

The Chicago School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy.

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