College Admissions Counselor

Employer
L'Academie de Cuisine Culinary School
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
May 19, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Industry
Education, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Job Description: This position is responsible for guiding prospective students and/or their parents/guardians throughout the entire admissions/recruitment process up to and including the following responsibilities: Appointment Setting Extensive outreach to inquiries through phone calls, email and mail correspondence Adheres to school guidelines when communicating with prospective students Inputs all activity into database management system in a timely and accurate manner Interviewing Accurately and compliantly communicates the campus features and program information to prospective students Conducts in-person interviews and tours of the campus with prospective students in order to evaluate the students' interest, needs and motivation Keeps current on program offerings and seeks product knowledge Follow-Up Participates in follow-up activities such as graduation preview, open houses, etc. Maintains a cooperative and collaborative relationship with all departments to ensure a positive outcome for the student Promptly submits required weekly reports Inquiry Generation Develops creative approaches to generate and develop inquiries Participates in community events to reach prospective students, and enhance the overall visibility and image of the college Actively seeks to develop referrals for the college Qualifications 2-3 years of successful sales experience, to include telephone appointment setting, interviewing, closing and follow-up skills Proprietary school admissions experience a plus Organize and execute around multiple priorities Schedule appointments and interview prospective students Close and follow-up with students Motivate others to act, to include overcoming objections and resistance to change Speak effectively to both large and small groups of people Prepare and conduct effective presentations Demonstrate excellent listening skills, to include listening not only for content but for motive Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint to prepare and maintain records, correspondence, reports and other data Work days and some evenings and Saturdays if/when required Attend meetings, training events, which may include occasional travel Embrace and demonstrate on an ongoing basis the company's core values of Continuous Improvement, Excellence, Innovation, Integrity, Respect, Service, Teamwork, and Having Fun Job Requirements Education: Bachelor's degree required Benefits Medical, dental and vision insurance 401k Free lunch daily Company Description L'Academie de Cuisine's mission is to provide substantive, professional training programs in the culinary and pastry arts that prepare students for employment and advancement in the multi-faceted food-service industry. In constant pursuit of that mission, we seek to graduate high quality, well-trained cooks in response to the industry's evolving needs. Our students are highly skilled, focused, and industrious food-service professionals.