The Graduate and Adult Degree Completion Admissions Counselor implements recruitment process from inquiry to matriculation for prospective students within assigned territory/programs to achieve or exceed the pre- determined, graduate and or adult degree completion programs, quantitative goals. The individual participates in policy, best practice, business requirements, and data analytics discussions as it relates to enrollment populations.
Identify, recruit, maintain contact, and enroll prospective students; plan and arrange necessary travel within territory; and contribute to office-based communications flow plan with students and college contacts to achieve or exceed the pre-determined quantitative goals while actively monitoring and managing admissions funnel.
Establish and maintain an informational, active communication system with prospective students by means of college visits, college/corporate fairs, telephone recruiting, e-mail/text campaigns, and personal visits to promote Augsburg University.
Read, interpret, and evaluate students' academic credentials to assist prospective students in determining level of fit for programs.
Support planning of events for prospective students and coordinate the involvement of faculty and staff with partnership institutions/organizations to enhance and deepen their relationships with Augsburg.
Coordinate with the Admission Leadership and Operations Manager to maximize the CRM platform in the recruitment process, acquire accurate data, define and develop excellent business practices, and assist in the development of helpful reporting.
Participate in cross department discussions pertaining to problem-solving, college policy, best practice, business requirements, and data analytics discussions.
At the direction of your supervisor, connect with outside organizations to raise the level of public awareness of Augsburg including: military organizations, higher education associations, professional and corporate organizations, non-profit organizations, and academic partners.
Complete initial unofficial transfer credit evaluations and coordination of advisement services.
ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Work with supervisor on creation of all new communication pieces.
Work with supervisor and student financial services to better understand financial aid options and share financial aid options with prospective graduate students.
All other duties as apparent or assigned by supervisor(s).
Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred.
Experience with the Microsoft Office suite and CRM platforms is preferred.
Knowledge of or experience using customer relations platform/software.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to work in a team environment; work independently with little supervision.
Ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to show initiative.
Ability to demonstrate patience, understanding.
Ability to organize workflow and manage one or more projects.
Ability to travel in the Metro Area and infrequently to locations outside of metro.
Previous relevant work experience is preferred.
Resume and Cover Letter required. References to be collected at a later date.
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
The University's Mission
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.