The Admissions Representative is responsible for representing Northwestern Health Sciences University to prospective students and for recruiting qualified applicants for admission to all its programs. The Admissions Representative must create and maintain relationships with a high volume of prospective students, achieving prompt and continued contact through multiple communication channels through the execution of established protocols. Additional responsibilities include conducting campus tours and other on-campus programs, hosting webinars, recruitment travel, and building relationships with educators and community partners to increase University visibility and brand awareness in support of enrollment goals.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible opportunity.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Implementing recruitment strategies to meet and exceed the university's enrollment goals
Building relationships with prospective students, maintaining contact with them from the first point of contact to matriculation, though in-person meetings, virtual (zoom) meetings, and the use of multiple communication channels. Capturing contact and content of contact as appropriate
Working collaboratively with internal partners and alumni to continuously improve the pre-enrollment experience for prospective students. Facilitate prospective student contact with internal partners and alumni as necessary to answer questions, address concerns, and ensure completion of pre-enrollment steps (e.g. acceptance of financial aid package)
Maintaining and sharing knowledge of the institution and its academic programs
Assisting in the planning, promotion, and facilitation of on- and off-campus recruitment events, including the delivery of presentations at them about the institutions academic programs and admission requirements. Conducting campus tours. Hosting webinars and other virtual recruiting events. Representing the institution and its programs with accuracy and enthusiasm
Maintaining data related to student contact, recruitment goals, and recruitment travel. Generate reports as necessary to ensure consistent follow-up with prospective students, to track the efficacy of recruitment travel, and to track progress toward individual recruitment goals.
Counseling prospective applicants and their families on academic programs, admission requirements, financial aid and scholarship information, student life, etc.
Planning and attending recruiting events at top target schools (when safe to do so)
Bachelor's degree in the field of Communications, Sales, Psychology, Health & Wellness, or other related field
0-5 years of experience required in and demonstration of:
Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate initiative
Ability to handle frequent interruptions
Ability to multi-task, organize workflow and manage multiple projects
Ability to be attentive to details and to be accurate
Ability to represent the University and admissions profession positively through a strong, student-centered ethic
Valid driver's license
Computer knowledge required. Experience with CRM systems preferred
Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with little supervision
Experience in Higher Education and Admissions preferred
This position also requires:
Ability to travel regularly to college and career fairs, local businesses, providing own vehicle with mileage reimbursement provided by the University according to University policy
Some evening and weekend hours required
Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status.
About Northwestern Health Sciences University
Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. Located in Bloomington, Minn., the university has been a fixture in the market since 1941. Our deep history is rooted in their founding of The College of Chiropractic, established more than 70 years ago.
While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on health and wellness. In addition to our doctor of chiropractic degree, we offer degrees, course credits, certificates, and specializations in acupuncture and Chinese medicine, massage therapy, nutrition, undergraduate health sciences, and the allied health professions—medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to not only deliver, but also advance health care.
NWHSU advances innovative models of integrative care to lead people to live happier, healthier lives. We are educators who believe that integrative, natural healthcare is for everyone. We provi...de needed services for the community in which we live and work. We also believe that evidence-focused integrative care teams deliver a unified approach to promote better health outcomes. Our goal is to transform health care through patient-centered, evidence-based, care that optimizes health and well-being.
Our nearly 130 faculty members annually teach more than 1,000 students across degree and certificate programs and 3,600 continuing education students. NWHSU has more than 8,500 graduates throughout the U.S. and in 21 countries. NWHSU is a not-for-profit institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our 25-acre, non-residential campus in Bloomington, Minnesota is eight miles from MSP Airport and ten miles from downtown Minneapolis.