Wheaton College Temporary Admission Rep. in Norton, Massachusetts
This position reports to the Director of Admission and is accountable to support the recruitment of undergraduate first-time and transfer students. This position requires extensive travel, virtual interactions, file review, weekend work and non-standard hours. This is a full time, temporary 10-20 week position with the possibility of an extension. During the term of employment, the incumbent will be provided with a laptop, and a rental car for travel. All recruitment related travel expenses (i.e. meals, hotels, etc.) will be covered by the College. Training will be provided prior to engagement in the position, which will include admission information session presentation, interview and admission file review process. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Effectively represent Wheaton College at college fairs, evening programs, mini-fair programs and high school visits within assigned geographic markets. Maintain relationships with guidance counselors and alumni contacts in assigned recruitment territories. Maintains high visibility, sponsors information sessions, luncheons/dinners to build awareness of Wheaton College in assigned markets and to obtain support in developing contacts with appropriate prospects via email and virtual conversations. Assist the Office of Admission with on campus programs for prospective students and/or counselors Evaluate high school visits and college fairs providing recommendations to the Director regarding recruitment strategy to maximize opportunities relating to yield. Coordinate off campus interview nights in a specified territory, if applicable Implement effective follow ? up procedures including written communication, e-mail communication and telephone contact to ensure that the disconnect from office to the road is minimal. Prepare and assist in review of materials submitted by applicants for purposes of making admission decisions. Project a professional image of the College while conveying a thorough knowledge of the admission process to students, parents, guidance or independent counselors, alumni and any of the College?s constituents Performing other related responsibilities as assigned. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; strong interpersonal skills so as to establish positive public relations for the College and effectively interact with a wide variety of people. Minimum Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS/*EXPERIENCE*/TRAINING REQUIRED: An individual with a bachelor?s degree best fits this position. This position requires excellent time management and organization skills, strong written and oral communication skills, as well as a strong work ethic, sense of responsibility and accountability. Must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver?s License. Knowledge of higher education administration Ability to follow through consistently on inquiries, requests, and suggestions. Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks with a strong attention to detail. Considerable knowledge of the College?s policies and procedures. A strong commitment to the College?s goals and mission. Ability to resolve problems and to develop relevant alternatives and recommendations. Ability to form strong coalitions with internal and external constituencies. This position has non-standard hours. Extensive travel is required. Preferred Qualifications: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Individuals must possess these skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. High level of energy, personable nature, flexibility, and a strong work ethic with a ?whatever it takes? attitude Superior public speaking, interpersonal, organizational, and written skills as well as a commitment to selective, liberal arts education.