Graduate Admissions Advisor, Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Services, Metropolitan College

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
06 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of prospective students for Metropolitan College’s Graduate degree and certificate programs.

Conduct outreach through various communication tools (phone, email, text) with potential students that have inquired or applied for MET’s graduate or certificate programs.

Following a consultative service approach, learn the educational needs and career goals of prospective students in order to effectively provide information, answer questions, assist with the application process and ultimately facilitate matriculation for successful applicants.

Participate in recruitment strategy implementation and planning; working closely with the Executive Director of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Services, academic program directors, and marketing staff. Work in a team approach to execute a strategic recruitment plan to achieve graduate enrollment goals through coordinated, planned, and timely practices. Track all communications through proficient use of CRM.

Maintain thorough and current knowledge base of the academic program(s) requirements and admission issues for the designated programs as well as a strong knowledge of the admission program requirements for all MET graduate programs.

Develop and maintain excellent collegial working relationship with academic department faculty and staff in order to facilitate an efficient admissions operation. Monitor accepted students to answer questions and facilitate matriculation. Closely monitor accepted students to maximize matriculation.

Work to facilitate the hand-off of matriculating students to the academic departments to ensure a smooth and seamless transition from the student’s point of view.

Work with marketing representatives, under the direction of the Executive Director of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Services, to strategize, create, and distribute marketing materials. Participate in the creation and presentation of webinars as well as open houses.

Required Skills

BA/BS and three to five years of related experience.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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