The DeVry University Tinley Park, location is experiencing continued growth, and we are looking to add colleagues to our Admissions team.
Are you curious about people and finding out about their goals and motivations in life? Do you believe that continuing education can positively impact a person’s life? Are you good at creating relationships, listening, and helping others reach their education and career goals? Do you enjoy working in a team atmosphere, while also having accountability for your own accomplishments?
If you answered “Yes” to these questions, and have prior experience in recruitment, marketing, client services or consulting, the admissions advisor role might be the career for you! Our admissions advisors are the first point of contact for prospective students, so we are looking for engaging, warm, enthusiastic people who will quickly create meaningful relationships. We hire colleagues who are passionate about the value of higher education, and who want to help our students take the first step in continuing their education.
The role of the admissions advisor is to reach out to individuals via phone, or through video conferencing, take incoming calls and place outbound calls to prospective students.
Admissions advisors interview prospective students to determine their motivation for attending college; understand their career goals and the obstacles that might prevent them from starting or continuing their education; help them to overcome those obstacles; and ultimately help them identify the degree-program that best matches their needs.
During the interview advisors present information about the benefits of education and [Insert INSTITUTION], tailoring their message to the student’s needs, motivation, and career goals.
Once prospective students decide to enroll, advisors guide them through the admissions process, responding to questions, linking them to financial aid and academic advisors, gathering the documents necessary to start school, and ensuring students complete admissions testing.
By networking and building relationships with their students, admissions advisors identify and contact other prospective students.
Successful admissions advisors will:
Have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience.
Have a passion for education and the desire to help prospective students achieve their educational and career goals.
Enjoy listening to, and talking with prospective students over the phone, getting to know them, and creating a meaningful relationship.
Possess the skills needed to craft well-written, compelling messages to our students and fellow colleagues.
Have the desire to work with a team, and toward the team’s goals, while also working independently and being internally motivated.
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Who We Are:
Since our founding in 1931, DeVry University has focused on delivering a different kind of education – one based on experiential learning with real-world applications. When you join our team, you’re choosing an institution that serves students who are different, too: a diverse group of go-getters from all walks of life.
We know our colleagues are integral to the success of the institution. At DeVry, we’re guided by our culture of care, and we embrace values that teach us to care for students, self and colleagues. It’s one way we position our colleagues for success.
We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues to join our organization in serving our students. We take extra pride in our dedicated support teams, as well as our outstanding faculty members who have often worked for years in the fields that they teach. We believe all our colleagues deserve opportunities to reach their goals. Whether it’s career advancement, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefits and professional development offerings can help you meet your goals.
If you want to be a part of an institution focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.
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