The Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruitment of prospective students for The Culinary Institute of America. Recruitment is conducted via various types of communication, admissions presentations, candidate file review, and territory travel in primary and secondary states.
Responsible for development and implementation of a territory recruitment plan for fall and winter/spring recruitment that may include visits to appropriate schools/sites, college fairs, trade shows, campus events, and receptions/conversation CIA programs either in person or virtually.
Communicate with prospective students through phone, email, text, and other types of personalized communications to guide and manage their advance through the admissions funnel process.
Conducts CIA presentations to groups of students, educators, parents, and other influences to share information about CIA and build relationships.
Form relationships with key CIA Alumni, educators, and student supporters to support CIA recruitment and assist with student recruitment events.
Manage files through admissions process including making decisions about whether students should be admitted to the college. Communicate with admitted students to encourage enrollment and enlist support of other CIA departments. For applicants who present unusual and/or legal issues, consult with supervisor to determine final admissions decision.
Manage operational and recruitment expenses to approved budget.
Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports on status of accomplishments and activities.
Responsible for working with Admissions Legacy system, Datatel Recruiter, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Any and all other duties as assigned.
Past positions in leadership and communication-intensive activities.
Licenses / Certifications:
Driver’s License required
Two (2) years of Admissions Recruitment experience.
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, ability to be adaptable, dependable and handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
Strong computer experience, which must include abilities to work effectively with MS Office suite products, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Demonstrated ability to show a high level of service responsiveness to customers.
Must display a high level of energy and self-motivation.
Strong customer service skills.
Must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds.
Must be available to work nights and weekends as required due to business needs.
Must have ability to travel frequently.
At The Culinary Institute of America, it is important to us that we support our employees with a substantial and meaningful package of benefits. We believe in supporting our employees with benefits to assist with work life balance.
Benefits are offered based on the position type and status. Benefits offered may include:
Medical and prescription drug plan.
Dental plan, Vision plan.
Insurance: Life, Home, Auto, even Pet!
Short- and long-term disability plans.
Generous paid time off programs, including paid holidays.
Retirement savings plan 403(b) with company contribution.
Employee assistance program.
Tuition assistance programs.
About Culinary Institute of America
The CIA, renowned for its culinary education since 1946, has four campus locations. Our primary location is in historic Hyde Park, NY approximately 90 miles from New York City. On the west coast, the CIA's California campus is located in the small town of St. Helena, within the lush Napa Valley. Additionally the CIA has a campus located in the historic Pearl Brewery district in San Antonio, TX. The CIA's first international campus is located in Singapore, providing the CIA's renowned educational programs to students outside of the U.S.