Admissions Representative
The Art Institutes - Minneapolis, MN

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The Art Institutes International MN, located in downtown Minneapolis, is a highly regarded provider of post secondary degree programs in the fields of audio, broadcasting, applied arts and design, culinary, fashion design and retail management, has opportunities in the Admissions department for individuals with the desire and ability to work with emerging professionals. We seek experienced and energetic professionals to work in a fast paced and challenging department. The Admissions Representative will initiate and respond to phone and web generated inquiries from prospective students, talk to them about their goals and guide them through the enrollment process. This is a great full-time inside sales opportunity with benefits.

Qualified candidates will have:
2+ years sales or recruiting experience

Bachelor's degree

Telephone appointment setting and interviewing experience

Strong closing and followup skills

Available to work some evening and weekend hours

These full time positions are offered at a generous starting salary. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, tuition assistance, and more.

Join a great organization! Education Management LLC (EDMC), the parent company of The Art Institutes, is one of the world's largest dynamic leaders in providing premier quality private, for-profit post secondary education and currently operates 70+ colleges and universities located across the U.S. and Canada.

Job Summary

Responsible for recruiting qualified applicants for admission to the school in accordance with state and federal accreditation and company policies and regulations, consistent with the highest ethical standards. The Admissions - Assistant Director is responsible for managing time and inquiry resources to generate interest in our programs. This position will conduct a high quantity of prospect phone contacts to secure appointments and interview activity, and conduct follow-up activity with unresolved interviewees and future class applicants. Incumbent must assure that the EDMC philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements

Accurately and completely explain educational programs, expected outcomes, students services, and financial consideration to students, parents, and educators.

Manage inquiries to achieve prompt contact and performance activity weekly goals; utilize approved recruitment policies/formats; make prompt and effective contact with inquiries and redirect unqualified candidates based upon incompatible career goals.

Secure new inquiries (Personally Developed Referrals) by directly asking phone and in-person contacts about referrals of others to contact that may be interested in programs offered.

Schedule and conduct interviews, pursue qualified candidates for enrollment, and determine appropriateness of candidates for admission based upon career goal compatibility.

Accurately forecast projected new students on a periodic basis for Campus Admissions Head.

Consistently conduct follow-up meetings, monthly at minimum, with all applicants to ensure successful matriculation.

Assist other personnel and departments with data collection and problem solving.

Participate in appropriate recruitment and enrollment activities including: open houses, regional presentations, training sessions, orientation programs, career days, etc.

Other duties as assigned.

Reports To:
Campus Admissions Head

Interacts With:
Outside clients (potential students and their parents), staff and faculty

Job Requirements

Knowledge:
Bachelors degree in Business or a related field is strongly preferred.

0-2 years admissions recruitment or non-durable goods sales experience.

Possess a sincere interest in helping others achieve life goals.

Skills:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong interpersonal skills with both faculty and student populations.

Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.

Goal oriented and highly ethical.

Strong expertise with MS Office as well as field related hardware and software packages and systems for reporting features.

Competencies:
Continuous learning

Personal Adaptability

Initiative

Job Knowledge

Credibility

Student Focus/Service

Professionalism

Communication

Teamwork/Collaboration

Problem Solving

Abilities:
Ability to interact effectively as either a leader or as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.

Ability to listen to customers (e.g. staff, etc.) and to understand and respond positively to their requests.

Ability to adapt to changing assignments and multiple priorities.

Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines.

Work Environment & Notice

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

Notice

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Education Management Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

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The Art Institutes is a system of over 50 schools across North America. We provide hands-on education in the creative and applied arts by...