Admissions Coordinator

The Admissions Coordinator will counsel prospective applicants and answer inquires via phone and email.  He/She will also assist with prospective student interviews, orientations and other events.  The Coordinator will work to recruit students locally and state-wide through a number of channels including delivery of presentations to pre-med classes, clubs, etc. which will require travel.  Occasional weekends and evening events will be required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Professional Development

  • Attend conferences (perhaps one national conference), workshops, seminars and webinars for professional development.
  • Maintain a personal and professional development plan to assure personal growth and continued competency within the field.

Leadership/Primary Responsibilities

  • Counsel prospective applicants, answer telephone, e-mail, and other inquiries.
  • Travel for recruitment (local and state) including the delivery of presentations to pre-med classes, clubs, and other interested groups at graduate and professional school fairs and job/career fairs for recruitment purposes.
  • Assist with prospective student interviews, student orientation, and other College events as necessary.
  • Work frequently with student information system (SIS), constituent relationship management system (CRM), and Webadmit system.
  • Maintain a neat, professional office environment that projects a positive image to visitors of the College.

Teamwork

  • Interact effectively as a member of a team, work collaboratively with other departments and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Actively participate in and contribute to outcomes of team meetings.
  • Work effectively with people who have diverse ideas and perspectives.
  • Demonstrate ability to work as a productive and positive group member and team player.

Integrity

  • Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
  • Represent ARCOM in a highly ethical manner in all recruitment activities on and off campus.
  • Demonstrate ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors, and support staff.
  • Commit to the highest level of ethical behavior and refrain from conflict of interest or the perception thereof.
  • Maintain confidentiality and protect the privacy of individual application records.

Service

  • Provide service to the college community and students through serving on various committees and providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to students as needed.
  • Participate in professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Director of Admissions.
  • Demonstrate adaptability and willingness to assist the college in fulfilling its mission and vision through administrative duties and community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
  • Advance the prestige of ARCOM through advancement of its mission and vision.

Other duties as assigned by the manager or his/her designee

QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS

Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience in the educational setting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in admissions, recruitment, marketing, public relations, event planning, leadership in student activities, or other related higher education field.
  • Previous admissions experience at a health professions college or medical school
  • Experience with presentations

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to transport one’s self and travel off campus and to represent the college.
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license and proof of insurance required.
  • Ability to prepare and present information to small and large groups.
  • Familiarity with enterprise CRMs and Student Information Systems.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to work in a high-volume, fast-paced, goal-oriented atmosphere, both independently and as part of a unified team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.