Director of Admissions
Kaplan - Cleveland, OH

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Position yourself at the forefront of the education revolution.

-Are you interested in helping to make a long-term impact on the future of students and their families?
-Are you an individual who embraces taking on significant ownership and responsibility from the day you begin a new job?
-Are you looking for a role where the demands are high but so is the job satisfaction?
If you answered Yes! to the above, then Kaplan Higher Education Campuses is the place for you.

Kaplan Career Institute in Cleveland, OH, has an opening for a full-time Director of Admissions. The Director of Admissions supervises, monitors, and analyzes admissions team performance; identifies performance trends and opportunities; and delivers individual and team feedback through coaching and training to assist the Department and the school in meeting or exceeding established campus goals The Director of Admissions partners with the Regional Vice President of Admissions and the Advertising Department. The Director of Admissions works closely with other school departments to ensure that new students receive exceptional service. The Director of Admissions conducts all admissions activities with the highest integrity and business ethics while adhering to state, federal, and Kaplan, policies and regulations.

Key Job Responsibilities:
-Operate within regulations at all times
-Adhere to company policies and procedures
-Successfully complete new hire training program
-Train an Admissions team to recruit, enroll and start new students using a proprietary admissions methodology
-Set monthly goals for members of the Admissions Team
-Develop, coach and manage Admissions team members to ensure that monthly goals are met or exceeded
-Work with other departments to ensure a positive, student-focused work environment
-Conduct weekly accountability meetings to ensure that new students are prepared to start school
-Keep current on programs offered and seek to improve product knowledge
-Manage aspects of daily Admissions processes such as performance monitoring and trend analysis
-Forecast new students who will be in class to accurately account for classroom occupancy
-Participate in weekly/monthly advertising calls to review inquiries, spending, conversions and strategic plans
-Plan, manage and execute campus events
-Maintain staffing levels and interview/hire staff members as needed
-Minimize staff turnover
-Appropriately represent the campus at local school and community events
-Maintain or build a positive team spirit
-Delegate effectively and ensure that employees have clear accountability
-Serve as a member of the school's executive team
-Develop and execute both short and long-term student recruitment strategy at the campus level
-Accountable for the overall success of the campus Admissions Department

Minimum Qualifications:
- Associate's Degree (A.A.); Bachelor's Degree preferred.
-1-3 years related experience, 2 years experience considered in lieu of every year of formal education required,
Adept in Microsoft Office
-Ability to motivate staff
-Ability to hire, train and develop a team
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
-Ability to provide exemplary customer service with a wide variety of individuals
-Ability to follow processes, work effectively on a team, and maintain a positive attitude
-Ability to use a database management system
-Ability to understand and analyze admissions performance
-Superior time management skills
-Skill in conflict and problem resolution
-Ability to establish vision and manage a team to fulfill it
Personal Attributes:
-Results oriented individual with ability to critically assess own performance
-Outgoing
-Strives for success
-Professional
-Organized
-Confident
-Leads through change and adversity
-Holds self accountable
-Willing and able to take direction
-Must be able to work evenings and weekends
Preferred Qualifications:
-Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred;
-2 years KHEC Admissions experience preferred or 2-5 years previous management experience in Admissions or Recruiting
-Experience with CampusVue or other higher education database management system preferred

Kaplan Higher Education Campuses (KHEC) is helping to lead the dynamic transformation of higher education in this country today. Through a network of nearly 50 campuses across the country, we provide our students with the skills they need to launch careers in some of today’s most high-demand fields. KHEC is a business unit of the global education leader Kaplan, Inc. ( www.kaplan.com ), which is part of the Washington Post Company. KHEC offers its employees the innovative environment of
a private, entrepreneurial company coupled with the benefits of a publicly traded brand. We offer a competitive compensation package and a fast-paced, dynamic environment that promotes career
advancement. Kaplan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits available for those who qualify include:
· Paid Time off
· Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
· Flexible Spending Accounts
· Commuter Benefits
· 401(k) Saving Plan
· Cash Balance Pension Plan
· Group Financial Planning/Group Legal Services
· Long-Term Care Insurance
· Free or significantly discounted courses offered by Kaplan companies
· Matching charitable donations
· Various employees discounts for gym membership, theater tickets, cell phones, computers, subscriptions, etc.

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