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Admissions Representative

The Chicago School
San Diego, CA

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Admissions & Enrollment
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Description:

Job Description:

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an independent professional graduate school with a dynamic student body and a professionally accomplished faculty. Our curriculum and training opportunities prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations.

Position Summary:
We are currently searching for an Admissions Counselor to join our San Diego 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 desired, 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

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $25.62-27.81 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.

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.


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. TCS has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 30 years. TCS 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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