1.Interact with people, particularly community college students, who may be qualified and interested in transferring to North Central College. Sources for contacts include responses to mailings and marketing initiatives, referrals from alumni and others, personal contacts made at community college visits and college fairs, inquiries from individuals, web inquiries and other sources. Ensure that contact is established and, where appropriate, maintained with these people by personally phoning and corresponding by mail and email with them, and/or seeing that assigned student workers accomplish this task, and by meeting with them personally in a variety of settings (see below). Provide information about the College and counsel and advise students, including performing unofficial transcript evaluations and grade point calculations, in order to assist them in making a decision and, where appropriate, guide them through the processes of applying for admission and for financial aid. Maintain records of contacts made and results thereof.
2.Travel and visit community colleges on a regular basis in order to meet personally with as many prospective transfer students as possible. Make arrangements in advance with community college personnel and ensure that posters announcing the visits are sent to the institutions and that identified prospective students at the institutions are notified of the impending visit by phone, mail and/or e-mail. Periodically meet with community college counselors, advisors and transfer center coordinators in order to keep them informed of North Central College’s activities and programs.
3.Travel and represent the College at college fairs. Engage and provide students interested in transferring to North Central College with information, including literature, about the College.
4.Encourage interested prospective transfer students to visit the campus, either individually or in order to attend information sessions/open houses. Provide unofficial evaluations of prior coursework, advice on use of course substitution guides and planning templates, and unofficial advising about courses in progress or planned course work from other colleges and universities. Make arrangements for and, where appropriate, participate in interviews, tours, class visits, meetings with coaches and other faculty members, meals and other activities. Assist with the planning, promotion and implementation of on-campus information sessions/open houses for transfer students.
5.Review transfer applications, transcripts, calculate grade point averages, and other documents to make recommendations as to which applicants will be accepted for admission as well as recommendations on transfer scholarship awards.
6.Assist prospective transfer students and families regarding the process of applying for and receiving financial aid, and accessing and completing necessary forms. Engage in proactive follow-up with prospective students after aid awards are sent. Continue to work with students and their families throughout the financial aid process.
7.Serve on office or College committees or teams in support of activities related to the transfer admission process. When necessary, assist in implementing new transfer student orientation programs.
8.Supervise assigned student workers who perform such functions as phoning prospective students, serving as area coordinators or tour guides, and assisting in the preparation of mailings. Provide necessary student worker training, monitor their work and provide appropriate counseling.
9.Perform other job-related duties and tasks as assigned.
10.Perform routine office functions such as typing, filing, scanning and copying.
11.Participate in logistical activities such as carrying cartons of publications and other materials to college fairs and delivering materials to and picking up materials from the print shop, mailroom, storage areas and other locations, both on and off campus.
A bachelor’s degree, preferably in the liberal arts, is required.
At least one year of experience working with the college admission process is preferred. Experience with transfer students or as a transfer student, would be helpful.
Licenses or Certifications:
A valid Illinois driver’s license is required.
To establish and maintain contact with prospective transfer students by phone, email and social media, written correspondence and in person, in order to provide information about the College, including transfer scholarship and financial aid availability, and to counsel, advise and assist interested transfer prospects with the application process. To achieve or exceed goals with regard to the number of qualified transfer students who enroll and to assist them in making a smooth transition to North Central College.
Internal Number: 6979
About North Central College
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3000 students located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For information about the College, please visit the website at https://www.northcentralcollege.edu.