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Off Campus Program Coordinator/Admission Counselor

Company: Elms College
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
Be the face, voice and champion for recruiting a funnel of people to inquire, apply and attend Elms College Continuing Education programs (online programs and in-person programs). Handle all pieces of recruitment, student support and student retention for Holyoke Community College / Elms College students. Work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday. Three to four days a week will be spent at HCC Campus and one day a week will be spent on Elms College Campus (subject to change - see duties/responsibilities for detail).
Elms College offers an excellent benefits package along with tuition benefits after 6 months (family members may be eligible) and cell phone for this position.
The Office of Continuing Education and the Office of Graduate and Continuing Education Admission support adult-learners taking their next step in education to grow in their self-development and career fields.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
· Develop solid relationships with the Community College including students, faculty, advisors, Deans, etc. to support the growth of the partner programs and Elms College students
· Responsible for retention-based tasks, duties, activities, support, including but not limited to:
· Working knowledge of support programs/services available to students
· Collaborating with Student Accommodations and Support Services (SASS)
· Working with off-campus academic coordinators and classroom instructors to encourage use of BrainFuse and the Tutoring Center
· Executing visits to off-campus locations
· Supporting students and advisors during registration process
· Assist with new student on-campus and virtual Continuing Education orientation and new faculty orientation sessions prior to and/or during the first week of classes each session
· Handle all in person, phone and email communications with the continuing education admission pipeline (prospect to enrolled) for Holyoke Community College and other online assigned programs
· Become knowledgeable about Elms College, all of the continuing education program and regional competition
· Create and collaborate with the CE team on all admissions pieces used for outreach to suspects, applicants, staff, faculty and companies in the area surrounding the community colleges and other organizations related to the program fields
· Recognize and seek out opportunities to market and advertise programs
· Establish partnerships - with businesses
· Host information tables, sessions, events at CC sites, in the community, at company locations
· Expectation of two nights a month for evening hours
· *Meet or exceed admission recruitment goals set annually for new enrollment by program and location
· Stay current with trends and developments in higher education
· Other duties as may be assigned by the Office of Continuing Education and the Office of Graduate and Continuing Education Admission
Required Skills/Abilities:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Confident presenting to small and large groups
Organizational, planning, interpersonal, administrative and counseling skills.
Solid computer skills - Google programs (drive, etc.), proficiency with Microsoft Office
Willingness to learn college systems such as Moodle, Ellucian and other software systems as needed
Work collaboratively with a diverse population of students, administrators, faculty, staff, and outside constituencies
Customer service
Self-motivated and works well with minimal supervision
Nonstandard work days/hours are subject to change based on operational needs of the College
Reliable transportation - driver's license and good driving record required
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree required
Prior work in Higher Education (prefer 2 years or more)
Admissions experience, recruiting experience or sales experience
Supporting adult learners
Experience working with diverse population
Physical Requirements:
Send a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references via email (as Word or PDF attachments) to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Elms College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator founded in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph
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Keywords: Elms College, Chicopee , Off Campus Program Coordinator/Admission Counselor, Other , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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