About DeVry University :|
As one of the largest degree-granting higher education systems in North America, DeVry University provides high-quality, career-oriented associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs in technology, science, business and the arts. Nearly 70,000 students are enrolled at its 93 locations in 26 states and Canada, as well as through DeVry University's online delivery. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org. DeVry University, a division of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), is based in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. For more information about DeVry University, visit www.devry.edu.
Works at a campus under limited supervision and is responsible for generating prospective students for enrollment in DeVry’s academic programs. The position is responsible for building close relationships with key Community Colleges. This person makes frequent site visits to community colleges to communicate the advantages of DeVry programs for degree completion. Their basic goal is to develop a strong working relationship with local community colleges that will result in a steady stream of transfer students (Bachelor seeking) to DeVry University.
Commits the time and effort to visit all community colleges in the territory in order to establish rapport with school staff so as to provide access to prospective DeVry students.
Networks with community college Presidents and Deans and other education organizations to promote DeVry and its programs.
Conducts educational and motivational presentations to groups of community college students for the purpose of influencing their decisions to attend DeVry University.
Explains DeVry’s transfer policies and how community college students can benefit by obtaining a 4 year degree from DeVry versus only a 2 year degree at their community college.
Works with the Registrar to establish formal Transfer Agreements with all Community Colleges with the objective of having DeVry listed as a recommended transfer school in the Community College publications.
Uses all marketing and recruiting tools to get the DeVry story in front of all prospects.
Effectively addresses students’ basic concerns to ensure that all prospects receive the full DeVry story and are aware of their career opportunities.
Fully understands DeVry’s financing sources to be able to convey basic program eligibility requirements; refers students to financial aid department so that financial aid can be considered and be available when needed.
Knows the importance of the student start rate goals for each term and uses effort, ingenuity and resourcefulness in meeting the Department of Enrollment Management’s student enrollment objectives.
Commits the time, work effort and job skills to achieve the enrollment goals and objectives for each school term (semester).
Handles related duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s Degree required in Business, Marketing or related discipline; Master’s degree in related discipline preferred
At least five – seven years of previous experience working with top level leaders in Community Colleges is required.
Requires a self starter with the ability to work independently.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated ability to converse comfortably with business, community, and education leaders at all levels.
Excellent presentation skills required.
Knowledge of metro area’s social, political, and economic issues required.
Excellent organizational and project management skills required. Experience in leading through influence and networking required.
Advanced PC skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet applications, and database management software required.
The ability to travel extensively within assigned territory and manage expenses appropriately.
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