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Admissions Representative

STATUS:  Closed / Reviewing / Interviewing

POSITION OPENING:  Admissions Representative   DEPARTMENT:  Enrollment / Admissions

DATE:  February 21, 2014                                      POSITION:   Full-time

FLSA STATUS:  Exempt (Administrative)                 CLOSING DATE:   March 7, 2014

POSITION SUMMARY:  Conduct outreach and student recruitment through phone calls, written correspondence and travel.  Also, review student applications, tour the campus for students and conduct follow-up activities and evaluations.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required preferably in business, academic counseling or secondary education.  One to two years prior sales/marketing experience preferred.
  • Must be enthusiastic, goal oriented and self-motivated.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; public peaking experience as well as dynamic presentation skills in large and small groups. 
  • Discipline to work independently with little supervision. 
  • Excellent time-management skills. 
  • Must demonstrate competence to work in a team environment, meeting deadlines. \
  • Ability to successfully and simultaneously complete multiple tasks. 
  • Ability to deliver outstanding customer service to our students. 
  • Ability to foster good relationships with co-workers, faculty, corporate contact, and students. 
  • Overnight travel and evening hours are required. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate all outreach and student recruiting in an assigned area and niche markets to include: selecting, scheduling, arranging and completing visits to high schools, college fairs and select recruiting events. 
  • Develop and maintain continuous communications with prospective students via phone, written correspondence and other social media.
  • Counsel students and parents on how Wheeling Jesuit University fits their needs by accurately representing Wheeling Jesuit’s history, policies, programs, activities, cost, etc. through phone calls, on-campus interviews and tours, or off-campus meetings with prospective students. 
  • Advise and assist students and parents on financial aid, billing and registration at Wheeling Jesuit University. 
  • Attend all admissions open houses or on campus activities and assists in the successful coordination of these events. 
  • Review student transcripts, academic records, standardized test results and participation in extra-curricular activities to assess student “fit” with University requirements. 
  • Prepares detailed trip / recruiting activity reports including all expenses and submits as required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:  Application material must include:

  • Letter of application describing your relevant experience
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for three to five references

   Send to:

   Wheeling Jesuit University
   Director of Human Resources       or         jobs@wju.edu
   316 Washington Avenue
   Wheeling WV 26003

AS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, WE ENCOURAGE APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED VIETNAM ERA VETERANS, DISABLED INDIVIDUALS, MINORITIES, AND WOMEN


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