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New Student Enrollment Coach

McHenry County College
Crystal Lake, IL, IL

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Admissions & Enrollment, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Work Week

40 Hours | Flexible schedule to meet department needs; days, evenings, and/or weekends required

Position Summary

Develop, plan, coordinate, implement, assess, and report on programming, processes, outreach and activities that will increase the recruitment and retention rate of new students of all populations.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with schools, community agencies, and local employers to reach prospective students
  • Communicate deadlines, application procedures, financial aid processes, placement measures, and other critical enrollment functions to prospective new students and families
  • Plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate all new student recruitment activities including outreach efforts, campus visits, internal and external presentations, programs, events, etc.
  • Demonstrate and possess a strong understanding of cultural competency and be able to communicate effectively to different audiences
  • Analyze application and enrollment trends to proactively develop and adjust recruitment strategies
  • Coordinate large-scale programming both internally (Meet MCC [formerly MCC Night], Sophomore Career Day, Senior Day Off, etc.) and externally (High School parent nights, Financial Aid Info Sessions, K-12 Open Houses, D47 Parent Academy, etc.)
  • Identify opportunities to expand partnerships, create recruiting strategies, and implement initiatives
  • Identify new recruitment markets, develop plans for outreach, and implement strategies
  • Utilize the CRM system to effectively track, communicate with, and report on prospective students
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to communicate and execute best practices in recruitment
  • Compile, prepare, and maintain accurate and detailed records on recruitment activities
  • Support Admissions processes, including application processing, transcript entry, etc.
  • Develop appropriate education plans and advise students on selection of courses
  • Assist with the facilitation of New Student Orientation by presenting college information and advising students on selection of courses
  • Collaborate with the Testing Center to transition students from placement/GED and other testing to admissions
  • Collaborate with other departments to accomplish enrollment goals of the college (non-credit, career services, workforce development, etc.)
  • Identify, coordinate, and implement collaborative opportunities with academic divisions to increase enrollment (i.e. college and career readiness, program tours, targeted high school classroom visits, etc.)
  • Establish and maintain relationships with faculty, students, and alumni as effective partners in student recruiting
  • Assume additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
  • Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license
  • Two years of customer service, sales and/or recruitment experience
  • Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred
  • Experience in a higher education setting preferred
  • Verbal and written fluency in Spanish preferred
  • Experience with a CRM system preferred
  • Organization


    As a leading community college and an integral part of the Illinois system of higher education, McHenry County College (MCC) is dedicated to upholding a policy of open admissions, a comprehensive program of educational offerings, and maintenance of an informal and engaging student-oriented learning environment.

    Thrive in a dedicated and innovative team environment. Enjoy a rewarding career with generous benefits. Qualified applicants who are committed to excellence are encouraged to apply.

    At a Glance

    • provides credit and noncredit educational and training opportunities as well as special events for close to 60,000 participants annually. The college serves the seventh most rapidly growing county in Illinois and offers six associate's degrees and 17 Associate of Applied Science degrees.
    • also offers free adult education.
    • promotes a wide range of high-quality learning opportunities, enabling students to meet their educational, career and personal goals close to home at an affordable price.

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