• Admissions Advisor - Online Programs

    Location US-IL-Downers Grove
    Job ID
    2018-104939
    Institution
    Chamberlain University
    Department
    Admissions
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Chamberlain University is experiencing continued growth, and we are looking to add colleagues to our Admissions team. This position will support admissions for one of our post-licensure or graduate nursing degree programs.

    Are you curious about people and finding out about their goals and motivations in life?  Do you believe that continuing education can positively impact a person’s life? Are you good at creating relationships, listening, and helping others reach their education and career goals?  Do you enjoy working in a team atmosphere, while also having accountability for your own accomplishments? 

     

    If you answered “Yes” to these questions, and have prior experience in recruitment, marketing, client services or consulting, the admissions advisor role might be the career for you!  Our admissions advisors are the first point of contact for prospective students, so we are looking for engaging, warm, enthusiastic people who will quickly create meaningful relationships. We hire colleagues who are passionate about the value of higher education, and who want to help our students take the first step in continuing their education. 

     

    Flexible work arrangements/work from home is available after 6 months if in good standing.

    Responsibilities

    • Completes certification process and associated training to develop broad admissions knowledge

    • The role of the admissions advisor is to reach out to individuals via phone, or through video conferencing, take incoming calls and place outbound calls to prospective students in a call center team environment. 
    • Admissions advisors interview prospective students to determine their motivation for attending college; understand their career goals and the obstacles that might prevent them from starting or continuing their education; help them to overcome those obstacles; and ultimately help them identify the degree-program that best matches their needs.
    • During the interview advisors present information about the benefits of education and Chamberlain University, tailoring their message to the student’s needs, motivation, and career goals.
    • Once prospective students decide to enroll, advisors guide them through the admissions process, responding to questions, linking them to financial aid and academic advisors, gathering the documents necessary to start school, and ensuring students complete admissions testing.
    • By networking and building relationships with their students, admissions advisors identify and contact other prospective students.

    Qualifications

    Successful admissions advisors will:

    • Have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience required.
    • Have a passion for education and the desire to help prospective students achieve their educational and career goals.
    • Enjoy listening to, and talking with prospective students over the phone, getting to know them, and creating a meaningful relationship.
    • Possess the skills needed to craft well-written, compelling messages to our students and fellow colleagues.
    • Have the desire to work with a team, and toward the team’s goals, while also working independently and being internally motivated. 

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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    Who We Are

    Chamberlain College of Nursing is a rapidly-expanding college rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain College of Nursing might be right for you.

    We believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.

    As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.

    If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.

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