Enrollment Counselor

Colorado Christian University - Loveland, CO4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $49,000 - $62,000 a year
EducationSkills
The Enrollment Counselor position for the College of Adult and Graduate Studies is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Regional Enrollment Director. This position requires a significant amount of phone work, one-on-one admissions counseling, and business development. The primary responsibility of Enrollment Counselors is to guide prospective adult students successfully through the University’s admissions process by using counseling, sales, and soft skills along with effective follow up in order to assist prospective students in becoming enrolled with the University.

Duties and Responsibilities

Apply proven marketing and sales techniques to attract students to Christian higher education.
Articulate to potential students how Colorado Christian University fits into their education and career goals.
Set and conduct one-on-one appointments and interviews with prospective students.
Use effective needs analysis tools with prospective students to determine college readiness and program of interest to prepare prospective students for academic success.
Present the University and its various degree programs in the College of Adult and Graduate Studies.
Identify key sources for student recruiting opportunities through researching business development opportunities, education markets, and local event and exhibitor opportunities. Continue to cultivate relationships already established by the University.
Work effectively and positively with other admissions team members, student service advisors, and the Service Central (financial aid and Registrar) office in order to provide outstanding customer service to new students.
Contribute to the ongoing development of healthy spiritual community with students, staff, and faculty.
Regularly report student enrollments, corporate prospecting, and student recruiting activities to the Regional Enrollment Director. Responsible for achieving enrollment goals as determined by the University and Regional Enrollment Director.
Function as a member of a University-wide team focused on enrolling, retaining, and serving adult and graduate students.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

3-5 years of experience in college/university admissions, public relations, corporate development, marketing, or other related industries. A bachelor's degree is preferred but not required.
Demonstrated ability to achieve sales goals and utilize proven marketing techniques; inbound/outbound telesales experience is a plus.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member or as an individual contributor.
Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Experience with admissions software and customer relationship management systems (CRM) is preferred.
Nature of Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. You may be required to work occasional irregular hours, including some nights and weekends. Colorado Christian University expects all faculty and staff to become a part of the University community by participating in activities and events that occur on the campus throughout the year, which may occur during evenings and weekends.

Spiritual Requirements

Committed follower of Jesus Christ, who believes there is no salvation apart from faith in his atonement on the cross, by grace alone becoming "born again" thus beginning a personal relationship with Christ, the Son of God.
Able to effectively communicate personal faith and apply biblical principles and convictions in the workplace. Must have a strong sense of calling to the ministry of Colorado Christian University.
Regularly attend and be engaged in meaningful involvement in a Bible-believing evangelical local church. Knowledgeable about the Word of God and passionate about Christian education.
Must be a traditional evangelical Christian whose lifestyle is in consonance with sound Christian principles, is compatible with CCU’s Statement of Faith, and is in agreement with the Strategic Priorities promulgated by the University.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Colorado Christian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status. CCU is committed to an environment free from discrimination and harassment and calls on every member of the university community to be vigilant in deterring and reporting all violations. CCU does reserve the right to exercise preference on the basis of religion in all of its employment practices. All employees who work at CCU must demonstrate a spiritual testimony consistent with our evangelical mission and follow our lifestyle expectations.