Enrollment Contact Representative

Location
Boston, Suffolk County / Mission Hill, Suffolk County / Roxbury, Suffolk County / Roxbury Crossing, Suffolk County
Posted
Jun 18, 2014


Northeastern University

Enrollment Contact Representative


Requisition Number:
STFR001589

Division/College:
Enrollment Management

FT/PT:
Full Time

Grade:
9

Position Summary:
Enrollment Contact Representatives serve as the front line contact (mainly via phone, with some email and chat interactions) for parents and students and assist in the successful recruitment, enrollment and retention of prospective and current Northeastern students. The Enrollment Contact Representative will be expected to demonstrate leadership and problem-solving skills in making sound independent professional judgment to facilitate services for students. Enrollment Contact Representative’s duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:
o Assist in the student’s successful navigation of admissions processes, with the ultimate goal of helping students fully complete an application

o Assist students with the registration processes

o Advise and assist students and parents with all aspects of financial aid, student account and payment options

o Advise students of approaching important deadlines

o Advise the student of available Northeastern student service resources are available to him/her and how to obtain these services.

o Act as a liaison for the student to those services to assure that student’s questions and concerns are being addressed
This position will require excellent interpersonal and phone etiquette, a positive outgoing personality, the ability to work in a fast paced, ever changing environment, and a self-starter attitude. Individuals must be willing to work in a metrics driven position.

Qualifications:
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree is required. Two years prior experience in counseling students in an educational environment or relevant transferable experience required. Strong interpersonal, phone, and communication skills required. Customer service experience is essential. Ability to understand and effectively communicate the financial and regulatory information. Excellent organizational, counseling and communication skills are required. The candidate will have experience in working with various databases and office applications such as the Microsoft Office suite. Ability to independently troubleshoot computer and related device issues is essential. A demonstrated sensitivity to the understanding of the needs and concerns of a diverse population is also essential. Prior experience working in higher education or related academic experience and supporting adult learners is desired.
This position will require a flexible work schedule that would include some early evening hours. It will be based in Seattle. Training will be conducted in the Boston area for approximately one month.

Additional Information:
Please note this position is on our Seattle, WA campus

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:
Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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