Job Overview


  • Company:Argosy University
  • Contact:Not Available
  • Location:Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (map it!Map it!)
  • Base Pay:N/A
  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Industry:Education - Teaching - Administration
  • Manages Others:Not Specified
  • Job Type:Education
  • Req'd Education:4 Year Degree
  • Req'd Experience:Not Specified

Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 19 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success. Argosy University has five colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences and Undergraduate Studies. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education. The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice. Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org).


The Admissions Representative role is an entry-level position within the EDMC Online Higher Education admissions job family.  After completing an extensive admissions training program, Admissions Representatives engage potential students in conversation regarding their interest and plans to continue their education, determining their fit and eligibility into programs, accompanying the potential student on a virtual online tour, introducing them to the online campus and classroom and guiding them through the enrollment process which includes; application, securing transcripts, financial aid and academic acceptance. 
The main goal of the position is to successfully enroll students into a desired online degree program, ensuring they are successfully transitioned into the classroom while working interdepartmentally to provide potential students with a great experience throughout the enrollment process and classroom orientation.  Admissions Representatives make hundreds of phone calls daily to contact prospective students and assist them with enrollment.  A caring, persistent, persuasive, goal oriented and self directed nature is essential to being successful in the role, as well as a desire to accumulate additional knowledge and skills on an ongoing basis to remain well versed in program offerings, recruitment techniques, policies and procedures.  
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Responsibilities and Goals

  • Conduct interviews with potential students and qualify them for enrollment into an online degree program
  • Accurately communicate educational programs, expected outcomes, student services, and financial consideration to potential students
  • Consistently conduct follow-up conversations with all applicants to ensure successful matriculation
  • Meet weekly enrollment and start rate goals while conducting all recruitment activities in accordance with state and federal accreditation and institute policies and regulations consistent with the highest ethical standards
  • Assist other personnel and departments with data collection and problem solving
  • Secure new inquiries (Personally Developed Referrals)
  • Participate in appropriate recruitment and enrollment activities
  • Conduct all activities in accordance with the highest ethical standards
REQUIREMENTS
  • Passion for education and desire to help others achieve their educational goals
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident, upbeat personality
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions based on specific guidelines
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Goal-oriented
  • Previous experience in admissions, counseling, customer service or sales
  • Basic Word, Excel, Outlook and Explorer knowledge
  • Moderate typing/keyboarding skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required
BENEFITS
  • Competitive non-exempt salary with annual increases
  • Med/Rx/Dental/Vision/FSA’s/401K/Life
  • Tuition grants for you and your family


 


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