illinois | Full-time: Enrollment Counselor in West Chicago, IL

Full-time: Enrollment Counselor

  • Support TIU Trinity International University
  • $36,190.00 - 57,850.00 / Year *
  • 179 W Washington St
  • West Chicago, IL 60185
  • Full-Time



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Position Title: Enrollment Counselor

Department: Undergraduate Admissions

Position Summary: The Enrollment Counselor will recruit quality students both academically and spiritually, by meeting recruitment objectives, visiting with students and influencers, and representing Trinity in a professional and positive manner.

Responsibilities:

* Meet enrollment goal for stated territory.
* Set up regular contacts with students through home, office, church, or school visits.
* Attend college fairs in assigned territories.
* Meet with youth pastors, guidance counselors, and influencers in assigned territories to provide up-to-date information on Trinity and obtain names of high school students who are interested in attending college.
* Represent Trinity at youth group meetings, youth conventions, and retreats.
* Promote and encourage campus visits to prospective students (personalized or Preview Day.)
* Assist with planning and implementation of Preview Day events.
* Contact applicants every week in an effort to move them through the admission funnel.
* Cold calls of inquiries/hot leads to generate interest in Trinity.
* Meet one-on-one with prospective families during campus visits.
* Work through the recruitment process with each student.
* Meet monthly application goals and year-end enrollment goals.
* Follow up on financial aid award letters with families.
* Attend all scheduled office meetings.
* Be professional in dress, language, etiquette, and conduct.
* Be flexible in work hours. More hours may be required at key times during the recruitment year to complete the job, for example, Fall travel season.
* Be a liaison with other offices on campus to assist students effectively.
* Represent Trinity International University in a positive manner.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree required, preference given to TIU alumni.
* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Excellent customer service and communication skills in person and on the phone.
* Ability to work independently and as a team member.
* Ability to meet weekly, monthly, and yearly goals and deadlines.
* Ability to manage time and resources.
* Supports Trinity's mission and core values, commitment to a Christian lifestyle, and character in keeping with biblical models.

Working Relationships:

The Enrollment Counselor reports to the Director of Undergraduate Admissions.

Work Schedule:

Typically, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. One of the five work days will be from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Certain campus events require participation on evenings and weekends several times each year. Travel: limited, though professional development and representing the institution may well require travel 10-20 days per year.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee. S/he will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties as requested by his or her supervisor.



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.