Department: Admissions Reports to: Director of Admissions Classification: Full time Status: Permanent
DESCRIPTION: Introduce students and their families to Mars Hill University and assist through the entire enrollment process. Manage roughly 300 applicants per year, to include all transfer students, as well as Nursing and pre-Nursing students, and other student groups as assigned. Maintain consistent written and verbal communications with prospective students, as well as with pertinent departments at MHU. Phone calling to prospective students is the largest part of the job responsibility, followed by local travel. Participate in college fairs, traveling consistently throughout the year to area community college, junior colleges, and other recruitment opportunities in the area. Conducts all can1pus visits with transfer and other select student groups. Work closely with Registrar's Office to consistently provide students with accurate transfer information regarding transfer evaluations, 2-year transfer program, articulation agreement information, as well as program-specific admission requirements. Manage half of the spring enrollment pool and meet a pre-determined enrollment goal. The schedule is Monday through Friday from 8am until 5pm. There will also be a rotation for Saturday work for individual visits and other events. Attendance is required at all campus visit day events throughout the week and on Saturdays, as well as Saturday orientation days.
Experience in college admissions or outside sales preferred
Knowledge of the principles and practices of student enrollment and admissions
Basic knowledge of transfer recruitment and processes
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to adapt quickly to other software pertaining to admissions, recruitment and financial aid
Dependable and able to show up to work on time, prepared to work Understanding of confidentiality that is associated with the position
Ability to self-direct/motivate and work independently to reach individual goals Ability to collaborate with the group to reach common goals
Detail oriented in communications, paperwork, and electronic record keeping
Ability to multi task on a regular basis
Must be able to travel locally on a regular basis Must be able to work Saturdays on a regular basis
Maintain phone contact with prospective students on a monthly basis. Maintain electronic contact with prospective students on a monthly basis. Assist student in the inquiry phase before they apply for admission.
Assist select student groups with transfer procedures, program specific admission procedures, etc.
Once a student has applied for admissions, assist in the application process, financial aid process, housing process, orientation process, etc.
Successfully enroll a pre-determined number of students each cycle (spring and fall).
Complete travel activities and represent MHU in a proper manner.
Give campus tours and conduct campus visit interviews with students and their families
Mars Hill University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.
To file a complaint with Mars Hill University, contact: Office of Human Resources Mars Hill University Mars Hill, NC 28754 828 689-1200 828 689-1256 Fax
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Mars Hill University is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in western North Carolina on its original site.Mars Hill’s small campus of approximately 1,200 students offers a warm and engaging environment, where students get to know each oth...er, as well as professors and university staff. Mars Hill boasts a eclectic mix of students, and one of the highest percentages of minority students in the region. The university draws students from all over the United States, and the world.