The primary purpose of the Admissions Counselor position is to increase enrollment and promote the image and brand of Sinclair. The Admissions Counselors are responsible for guiding prospective new and returning students through the comprehensive enrollment process.
This position will focus primarily on recruiting high school students, within a high school territory.
Minimum annual salary range for this position is $52,213. Salary commensurate with experience.
Marketing & Recruitment:
The Admissions Counselor represents Sinclair Community College by performing all significant recruiting and admissions functions necessary for the college
Responsible for meeting enrollment targets by territory and/or student market segments. These goals feed into department and division enrollment targets.
Actively case-manage students utilizing the Customer Relationship Management Tool (CRM), meeting communication, appointment, and applicant yield goals by territory
Identify new target markets and new outreach opportunities to generate enrollment
Develop, organize, and participate in on-campus and off-campus enrollment activities
Counsels and provides guidance for prospective students throughout the application and enrollment processes
Collaborate with the Communication Manager throughout the admissions cycle to facilitate conversion from applicant to admit to enrolled student
Develops strategy for campus outreach, partnerships, and recruitment of Sinclair undergraduates
Interacts and monitors progress of admitted students to convert them to enrolled students through one-on-one communication, preparation of admitted student materials and correspondence, and conversion events
Manages the planning process and execution of multiple recruitment events, including college fairs, open houses, and campus visits
Responsible for follow up and subsequent tracking and analysis of generated leads through the admissions pipeline to report return on investment of recruitment efforts
Uses data to contribute to future recruitment and yield event planning
Manages the processing of high school documents by serving as the primary liaison with Registration, Accessibility Services, Advising, and Enrollment Operations
Manages prospective student inquiries via general email inbox and phone; prioritizes responses as appropriate
Assist prospective high school students with exploring educational and career possibilities
Guide students through a self-assessment for career and college planning, which includes identifying career aptitudes, interest and overall fit
Conduct career and academic coaching sessions surrounding self-awareness of talents, interests, values and passions to identify their best program and career fit
Help students to identify, set goals, and execute plans for college and career transitions post-high school
Special Projects and Other Administrative Duties:
Represents Admissions in cross-functional team projects and functions
Establish a rapport to explore the needs of the students to ensure student success
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in areas such as counseling, student personnel/student affairs, communication, etc.
Minimum of 1 years work experience in admissions, sales, recruiting, counseling, or related field required
Minimum of 1 year work experience in event planning and presentation skills required
Excellent management of relationships through the use of a CRM with strong communication plans and responsiveness to customer needs based on targeted market segments
Valid driver’s license is required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated evidence of excellent customer service skills required
Ability to approach recruiting assignments with creative and innovative ideas
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the student enrollment process and the academic, career, and social needs of students entering higher education required
Experience using Student Information System preferred (i.e. Colleague, Banner)
Effective knowledge/utilization of technology to support students, create reports, and track student progress required
Thorough knowledge of occupational/career trends, college policies, and academic programs required
Ability to organize, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously required
Ability to maintain confidentiality and ethical work practices required
Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evenings/weekends required
Internal Number: 04077
About Sinclair Community College
Sinclair offers course schedules and options, including online, to match your lifestyle. Credits easily transfer to four-year colleges and universities in Ohio and elsewhere, with more than 100 university transfer agreements that make it easy to transfer to advanced study. More than 3,500 students transfer every year from Sinclair.
With one of the lowest tuition rates in Ohio, Sinclair is committed to providing quality education and consistently ranks among the top community colleges in America. Sinclair's student-to-faculty ratio of nineteen-to-one is among the lowest at any Ohio college. On average, Sinclair students receiving associate degrees see an earnings increase from $22,000 to $38,000 in the first year after graduation.
With our enrollment of more than 30,000 students, Sinclair is among the largest community colleges in America. We offer classes at our downtown Dayton campus regional centers in Centerville, Englewood, Huber Heights and Mason, online, and at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, making us accessible to everyone in Southwest Ohio and beyond. Our remarkable students, faculty and staff exhibit quality as evidenced by frequent national and state awards. We ar...e also proud to be members of the board of the League for Innovation in the Community College.
After 134 years of helping students achieve their dreams and goals, Sinclair as always looks to find the need and endeavor to meet it for helping students today and in the future succeed in the changing workforce of new and growing career fields.