Admissions Coordinator

Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City, MO (30+ days ago)4.3

Bachelor’s degree.
Two (2) years full-time work experience in related area such as recruitment, admissions or marketing, preferably in an educational setting.

Preferred qualifications:Preference will be given to individuals who possess:
Experience working in higher education setting
Evidence of successfully working in a team environment
Evidence of strong interpersonal communication skills
Experience with public speaking/presentations
Experience working with diverse populations
Evidence of successful promotion of programs, products, and/or services
Experience in successful event planning
Experience with student database systems and/or student tracking systems
Work Hours
Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Compensation Starting pay is $3,106 to $3,394 per month (Range 6). Competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants

Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration.
Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.
Applicants selected for interview will be required to prepare a 10-minute presentation for the hiring committee.
Candidates who apply by June 24, 2018 will receive first consideration.
Position Summary
Full-time staff position responsible for independently increasing the image and visibility of the college in the community, providing individualized student information programs and activities to promote enrollment in district colleges, working specifically to inform high school, GED, and reverse transfer students of educational opportunities at the district.

Major functions
1. Make individual contacts with targeted potential students and provide information necessary to facilitate their enrollment at one of the district’s colleges according to established plans.

2. Maintain contact with area high school and GED counselors to facilitate referral of high school students to district colleges as assigned.

3. Plan, organize, and implement on-campus recruitment related activities and events.

4. Set up and staff promotional booths, exhibits, and displays at college fairs, shopping centers, and other public areas as assigned, distributing informational materials and answering questions as appropriate.

5. Work with college admissions and counseling employees to assure a smooth flow for prospective students from inquiry to enrollment.

6. Maintain accurate records of student contacts made and the results of these contacts, reporting them on a weekly basis as directed.

7. Collect and submit required information to support district-wide follow-up systems for student inquiry and application as assigned.

8. Assist with outreach efforts targeted to enroll a specified number of new students each fall, following up by tracking students who enroll.

9. Assist with preparation and presentation of information promoting district college enrollment to high school classes, parent groups, and other appropriate forums as assigned.

10. Act as a resource for faculty, staff, and administrators seeking to increase student enrollment.

11. Assist with new student events, such as Orientation and Welcome Week.

12. Work with college admissions, advising and counseling employees to assure a smooth flow for prospective students from inquiry to enrollment and payment.

13. Maintain social media content related to recruitment communication and outreach.

14. Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise
1. Bachelor’s degree.

2. Two (2) years full-time work experience in related area such as recruitment, admissions or marketing, preferably in an educational setting.

3. Ability to plan, organize and implement multiple tasks effectively, including recruitment, presentations, special events, and coordination of others.

4. Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to relate quickly to a variety of people.

5. Ability to handle confidential material judiciously.

6. Must possess a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record prior to driving on district business.

1. Ability to use information technology for personal productivity, including word processing, electronic communications, and presentations.

2. Ability to use and maintain social media.

Positions Supervised
No staffing table positions.
Working Conditions
1. Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, and temperature changes.

2. Access and input information using computer.

3. Public contact position requiring appropriate businesslike apparel.

4. Responsibilities frequently require a flexible work schedule, which may involve overtime, evening and/or weekend work.

5. Must be able to provide own transportation to various locations within a 100-mile radius of Kansas City, Missouri.

Physical Demands
1. Sedentary work involving sitting about 50% of the time; mobility within the office and the community about 50% of the time.

2. Bend, stretch, reach, push, and lift up to 30 pounds to transport and set up displays at remote locations.

3. Enter and access data using computers and desktop calculators.

4. Maneuver on stairs and uneven, grassy or unpaved areas frequently.

Creative and Analytical Skills
1. Identify and express problems and develop solutions from alternative methods and procedures.

2. Devise or modify methods or processes to solve specific problems.

Language/Communications Skills
1. Communicate diplomatically, clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing using the English language.

2. Well-developed public speaking skills.

3. Effective telephone skills.