Ohio University

Multiple Positions Open Posting 2 -Admissions Advisor/Senior Admissions Advisor

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Admissions Advisor
Development and Execution of Recruitment Plans in Assigned Recruitment Territory: Plans, coordinates, implements, and assesses on- and off-campus efforts to support recruitment, admission, and yield efforts. Manages effective and efficient engagement experiences for prospective students, their families, and their influencers. Supports the development of and adherence to budgets and project timelines. Manages relationships within and/or conducts recruitment travel on a frequent basis within assigned territory in an independent and professional manner for extended periods of time and initiates, develops, and maintains relationships with constituents, including prospective students and their families, secondary and postsecondary personnel, community-based organizations, and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process

Counseling and Advising on Admissions and Enrollment Processes: Counsels and advises constituents on a range of admission and enrollment processes. Maintains thorough knowledge of policies and trends in the field of admissions, and advises constituents on the breadth and depth of opportunities available at OHIO. This advising occurs primarily through in-person information sessions, individual appointments, phone calls, e-mails, online chats, and interactions within the University’s constituent relationship management system. As assigned, coordinates and contributes to the success of other initiatives designed to identify, attract, admit, and enroll students in Ohio University’s undergraduate programs.

Evaluation of Admissions Materials: Evaluates applications and supplemental materials for the purposes of making admission decisions. Conducts thorough, holistic, selective review of an applicant’s candidacy. Determines necessary documentation to support an admission decision and recommends appropriate alternative pathways when admission cannot be offered. Serves on the Committee Review Panel, representing and deliberating concerns about applicants’ candidacy. Monitors and analyzes historical and current recruitment and admission data and trends, and uses that information in decision-making.

Collaboration with University Partners: OHIO is committed to collaborative success throughout the University. Therefore, serves as liaison to an assigned academic and/or administrative unit to facilitate integrated recruitment and admission functions and resolve issues of competing priorities. Initiates, develops, and maintains relationships with constituents within the unit to ensure that Undergraduate Admissions possesses an awareness of needs and provides optimal service in fulfilling those needs. Monitors progress toward recruitment, admission, or yield targets for assigned academic programs or populations, and proposes action or adjustments as needed.

PLEASE NOTE: RESPONSIBILITIES VARY SEASONALLY ACCORDING TO THE RECRUITMENT AND ADMISSION LIFECYCLE FOR A GIVEN TARGETED POPULATION OR ENTRY TERM AND THE NEEDS OF THE OFFICE.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Senior Admissions Advisor https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/49982

The Senior Admissions Advisor guides prospective undergraduate students through their decision to apply to OHIO and the application process for their selected program. Follows-up on inquiries to engage prospective students in discussion about their goals, and interests. Builds deep knowledge of OHIO’s undergraduate programs and effectively communicates program attributes and benefits to prospective students. Communicates OHIO’s values, benefits and differentiating features to prospective students.

Development and Execution of Recruitment Plans in Assigned Recruitment Territory: The Senior Admissions Advisor develops and executes recruitment plans for assigned territory and manages activities occurring within the territory or affecting constituents within it. Conducts recruitment travel on a frequent basis in an independent and professional manner for extended periods of time. Initiates, develops, and maintains relationships with constituents within the territory, including prospective students and their families, secondary and postsecondary personnel, community-based organizations, and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process. In addition to managing activities within the territory, the Senior Admissions Advisor coordinates and contributes to the success of other initiatives, including on- and off-campus events, designed to identify, attract, admit, and enroll students in Ohio University’s undergraduate programs.

Counseling and Advising on Admissions and Enrollment Processes:Builds and manages active pipelines of leads, communicate with prospective students via call campaigns, emails and other forms of communication and utilize database tools to efficiently track each interaction and the progress of all assigned leads. Maintains thorough knowledge of trends in the field of admissions. Maintains consistent contact with prospective students, providing the highest level of customer service to all stakeholders. Keeps track of relevant data and updates CRM to reflect most accurate information for each prospective student.

Assists in strategic development for lead management and communication and admissions processes to achieve program, unit, and university goals. Utilizes internal data and metrics and industry best practices to evaluate performance. Recommends changes based on evaluation to continuously improve outcomes. Collaborates with supervisor to ensure effectiveness in enrollment strategies. Monitors progress toward recruitment, admission, or yield targets for assigned academic programs or populations, and proposes action or adjustments as needed. Continuously looks for opportunities to increase efficiency and effectiveness and creates better methods of engaging with prospective students. Effectively communicates quality of leads and program updates for appropriate cross-functional and internal team members.

Evaluation of Admissions Materials: Evaluates applications and supplemental materials for the purposes of making admission decisions. Conducts thorough, holistic, selective review of an applicant’s candidacy. Determines necessary documentation to support an admission decision and recommends appropriate alternative pathways when admission cannot be offered. Serves on Committee Review Panel, representing and deliberating concerns about applicants’ candidacy. Monitors and analyzes historical and current recruitment and admission data and trends and uses that information in decision-making.

Collaboration with University Partners: Coordinates and collaborates with other members of the Undergraduate Admissions team to develop strategies and guides students throughout the enrollment process. Guides the work of other team members to drive consistency in the admission lifecycle, from inquiry through registration. Interprets policy and procedures to resolve non-routine issues. Collaborates with an assigned academic and/or administrative unit to facilitate integrated recruitment and admission functions and resolve issues of competing priorities. Initiates, develops, and maintains relationships with constituents within the unit to ensure that Undergraduate Admissions possesses an awareness of needs and provides optimal service in fulfilling those needs.

PLEASE NOTE: RESPONSIBILITIES VARY SEASONALLY ACCORDING TO THE RECRUITMENT AND ADMISSION LIFECYCLE FOR A GIVEN TARGETED POPULATION OR ENTRY TERM.

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