Admissions Advisor
DeVry, Inc. - Phoenix, AZ

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About Chamberlain College of Nursing :
Chamberlain College of Nursing (formerly Deaconess College of Nursing) offers associate, bachelor's and degree completion programs in nursing (degree programs vary by location). Campuses are currently located in St. Louis, Missouri, Columbus, Ohio, Phoenix, Arizona and Addison (Chicago), Illinois. Chamberlain’s nursing programs have a strong historical foundation, broad general education background and extensive clinical practice that culminate in compassionate and clinically proficient graduates. Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA), Chamberlain’s Phoenix and Addison campuses are approved by the HLC. The associate degree program in nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC). The bachelor’s degree program in nursing is accredited by the NLNAC and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Chamberlain College of Nursing is a division of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. For more information about Chamberlain College of Nursing, visit

Overview :
Under supervision, responsible for generating prospective students for enrollment in Chamberlain's academic programs. Using established leads, contacts students to obtain their approval to start the enrollment process; responsible for all phases of the student admissions process including marketing the program with students, attending recruitment events, and qualifying students for enrollment in a Chamberlain program.

Responsibilities :
Conducts telephone interviews to screen initial questions from potential student applicants and to set up campus or telephone interviews with them.
Conducts personal interviews to qualify candidates and to explain Chamberlain's academic programs; advises on what they need to do in order to meet Chamberlain's admissions requirements.
Uses all marketing and recruiting tools to get the Chamberlain story in front of all prospects.
Effectively addresses students' concerns to ensure that all prospects receive the full Chamberlain story and are aware of their career opportunities.
Carefully assesses all prospective students to ensure that they have the student potential, traits, characteristics, and financial wherewithal to stay-the-course and remain enrolled until graduation.
Studies course prerequisites, degree equivalents and accreditation of schools and computes grade point averages to establish students' qualifications for admission.
Maintains full knowledge of Chamberlain's curricula so as to be able to fully explain all course offerings and to select a program which best fits each student's needs and aspirations.
Completes the applicant qualification process to determine student eligibility for admission by reviewing ACT or SAT test scores; advises students on placement test scores and arranges for additional qualification procedures.
Completes the student application process by obtaining the application fee, tuition deposit, any required additional fees, and the student application form.
Ensures that satisfactory enrollment agreements are completed with each enrolled student in regards to proof of education, licensure, test scores, transferable courses and other enrollment variables that may prohibit students' enrollments.
Fully understands Chamberlain's financing sources to be able to convey basic program eligibility requirements; refers students to student support coordinator and/or financial aid department as appropriate so that financial aid can be considered and be available when needed.
Acts in a liaison capacity with other campus departments to ensure that student enrollment is efficient and delivered with a high degree of customer services.
Solicits referrals from prospective candidates to provide a positive flow of student applicants; diligently follows all leads in order to fill personal quotas and lead workage percentages.
Knows the importance of the student start rate goals for each term and uses effort, ingenuity and resourcefulness in meeting Chamberlain's student enrollment objectives.
Participates as a team member of the campuses Admissions Department by understanding team dynamics, rules and principles; works diligently and willingly towards the department's goals and objectives.
Utilizes competent administrative skills by getting enrollment tasks done on time and within budget; maintains enrollment records and completes all standard reports and adhoc reports, when needed, on time.
Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of the Admissions Department and Chamberlain College of Nursing.
Commits the time, work effort and job skills to achieve the enrollment goals and objectives for each school term.
Provides superior customer service interactions with students and Chamberlain staff members.
Participates in ongoing training and self development activities to improve knowledge and skills relevant to position.
Handles related duties as assigned.

Qualifications :
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree is required. Minimum 1 year of admissions or sales experience preferred.
Outstanding customer service skills, written and verbal communication skills are required.
Must be intelligent and must have persuasive skills and must understand and properly interpret human behavior.
Must have quality voice and pronunciation skills to be able to speak well and be clearly understood.
Must be a competent administrator and a self-starter and have the ability to work with little supervision.
Must be a team player, willing to share and exchange.
Must have the ability to make ethical decisions, doing what is always best for the students as well as the College.
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

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