Admissions Counselor

Location: Klaipeda, LT, Lithuania
Date Posted: 07-09-2018
Position Summary:
Shared responsibility for developing and implementing programs and activities designed to enrol new students at LCC. Run full range of recruitment and admissions efforts, including travel, group presentations, campus events, individual meetings, application review and related duties as assigned. To represent University to prospective students and parents on the phone, by email/letter and in person at various locations in target countries, organize and supervise in-country projects as well as on Campus events.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Developing and implementing student recruitment strategies to include correspondence, interviews and telemarketing strategies
  •  Establishing budgets for travel, special events and direct mail promotions including tracking for cost effectiveness
  •  Developing and prioritizing a database of schools, churches, organizations, and other contacts to generate student interest
  •  Trip planning/ Trip evaluation reports/ Thank you notes to schools mailed
  •  High-school presentations, fairs, TOEFL on the road, and any other recruitment events as set in the Admissions Department goals and marketing strategies
  •  Connecting with churches in the area/ visiting youth groups
  •  Researching and knowing the area – visiting appropriate institutions
  •  Being involved and coordinate on Campus events: TOEFL exams, CMAP, English Club, Open Door and University days and other recruitment geared events
  •  Data entry of all presentation inquiries into ACT!
  •  Generate reports as needed
  •  Develop relationships with qualified prospects by phone to help provide them with the information necessary to help them decide if LCC is a good choice for them
  •  Make follow up phone calls to all presentation inquiries
  •  Make follow up phone calls to all ‘A’ prospects after info mailings have been sent
  •  Phone ‘A’ prospects to remind them of visit days, deadlines, visits to their town, etc.
  •  Keep prospective students informed as to what application material have and have not been received, and keep them informed as to where they are in the process
  •  Make regular phone calls to admitted students to ensure they understand the preparation process, meet deadlines, etc.
  • Tracking of missing documents and informing students
  •  Weekly reports run from ACT!
  •  Weekly reports on funnel stats
  •  Other reports as assigned
  •  Reports to the Director of Admissions
  •  Works closely with other ADMS Counselors, ADMS Student Assistants, ADMS Ambassadors, other offices within Marketing division
  •  Links with Academics and Student Life
Basic Expectations:
  •  A significant amount of time travelling is central to the position. It is expected that counselors are on the road for 12-15 weeks per year.
  •  Evening and weekend work required from September to May as scheduled.
  •  Compensation time for weekend work and significant travel is allowed but must be approved and must occur during ‘slower’ periods in the admissions cycle.
  •  Counselors are expected to spend at least two evenings per week (until 8pm) on the phone doing tele-counseling. These days will be determined in coordination with the Director of Admissions.
  •  When counselors are on the road travelling, they are expected to maintain regular office hours.
Minimal Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required

Experience: Previous experience in admissions/marketing/event organizing preferred

  •  Extremely strong communication skills in English. Russian and Lithuanian skills are strongly encouraged
  •  Ability to work independently within a team structure
  •  Strong self-motivation and initiative
  •  Superior computer skills in MS Word, Excel, email marketing tools and database applications
  •  Understanding of and commitment to high-quality Christian liberal arts education and multiculturalism
  •  Creativeness and ability to organize and host events
  •  Must be a problem solver and able to deal with a variety of situations -“extra-mile” attitude.
  •  Willingness to work cooperatively and constructively with a wide variety of people
  •  Hold a valid driver’s license and feel comfortable driving alone
  •  Must be able to lift and carry travel displays and related materials
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