Las oficinas de CC Puerto Rico estarán cerradas desde el Martes 19 hasta el Viernes 22 de Septiembre
updated September 19 at 9:00am

Esto debido al paso del Huracán María.  Trataremos de mantenernos disponibles por medio de correo electrónico por cualquier urgencia. Tan pronto reanudemos labores, le comunicaremos por este medio, inclusive el estatus del horario del fin de semana. Nuestros mejores deseos para que este fenomeno de la naturaleza no afecte profundamente a nuestro pueblo puertorriqueño.

Admissions Counselor - Puerto Rico Job Description

Job Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Regional Center in collaboration with the Dean of Enrollment Management, the Admissions Counselor represents Cambridge College to prospective students and works to increase inquiries and convert applications into enrolled students.  The successful admissions counselor exhibits superior customer service skills and professionalism throughout daily interactions and communications with students including interviews, phone calls, emails and information sessions.  The counselor creates and implements recruitment strategies to reach prospective students through events, referrals, online and print communications, and outreaches to businesses and organizations.  The admissions counselor must demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with team members, faculty, students, alumni, administrators and staff.  A flexible work schedule that will include days, evenings, and some weekends is required.  Travel,valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle required.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Work as part of the team to help develop outreaches and information sessions, student referrals and professional networks.
  • Ability to work on a registration deadline, meet required enrollment goals and use outstanding customer service to recruit students to the College’s programs.
  • Develop and update a database of teachers, administrators, and contact people with whom workshops and information sessions can be booked.  Network with new contacts to help increase inquiry production. 
  • Utilize phone, email, and mail to communicate with prospective students in a timely manner, providing superior student service.
  • Work with prospective students to garner completed application files prior to enrollment and efforts to increase retention.
  • Become familiar with working territory and demographics of cities/towns in that area to best reach the student population for Cambridge College. 
  • Assist the Assistant Director in developing the marketing strategy to attract prospective students
  • Attend training sessions to receive updated information about new programs, services, educator licensure requirements, etc. 
  • Under the direction of the Admissions Director, participate in the events prior, during, and after each term such as information sessions, orientations, registration events and graduation.
  • Ability to work independently, and to arrange information sessions, set appointments and promote the College in a positive manner.
  • Ability to follow the expectation of treating fellow employees, students and the institution’s guests with civility, and to refrain from activities that disrupt the efficient functioning of the college.
  • Follow-up with new students and provide student services throughout their admission’s stages.
  • Ability to follow directions and complete tasks accurately as well as accept supervisory input and constructive criticism.
  • Complete applicant data entry prior to sending application materials to the main campus.

Other Duties/Responsibilities

Related duties as directed.

Education & Experience Required

  • Master’s Degree required, on marketing preferred.
  • Experience in higher education admissions’ department preferred.

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • Recruiting, management, sales, and/or knowledge of higher education strongly preferred; Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills; Well-developed presentation skills are required; Goal oriented and intrinsically motivated with superior customer service and networking skills; Facility with MS Office Suite and the Internet as a tool for social media communication; Ability to manage student files and rosters via the institutional data input and reporting systems; Ability to build relationships with students and determine the correct program fit for students’ career and personal goals and follow them through the enrollment process; Experience working with adult population preferred; Professional attire and personal presentation required daily.
  • Bilingual skills required.
  • Be able to work during the weekends and evenings.

Physical Effort Required

The candidate is required to be mobile and occasionally lift and/or move to 40-50 pounds.

Contact

To apply, please forward cover letter and resume to jobs@cambridgecollege.edu