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Admissions Representative (South Carolina)

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Non-Campus Location
Categories: Staff/Administration, Calendar Year (12-Month), Admissions



Oversees and facilitates student recruitment activities for a geographically-defined region to encourage prospective students to apply to and enroll at the university


Essential Job Functions

  • Develops and executes a strategy to administer student recruitment activities (e.g. school visits, college fairs, classroom presentations, information meetings, etc.) within an assigned territory
  • Conducts targeted school visibility in assigned territory
  • Promotes application for and enrollment in the university's academic programs, including the university's on-campus undergraduate, continuing education, graduate school, and online education programs, as applicable
  • Develops and maintains relationships with prospective students, parents, educators and counselors to share information about the university and to encourage and facilitate enrollment through continuous follow up and guidance
  • Conducts group admissions presentations and demonstrations for prospective students and their families
  • Represents the university in various recruiting activities, such as, social media marketing platforms, attendance at conferences, fairs, events and telemarketing, both internal and external, to assist in the recruitment of new students
  • Stays abreast of new academic programs and university initiatives, as well as the university's admission and enrollment policies and processes
  • Maintains records of recruitment efforts and applicant correspondence per department guidelines
  • Assists with various admissions functions and events, as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent formal training program
  • Experience working in admissions, sales, marketing or in other related work
  • Valid U.S. driver's license
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent customer service, presentation, verbal/written communication and organization skills
  • Ability to travel extensively in designated territory (South Carolina), which may require overnight travel (minimal out-of-territory travel as necessary)
  • Ability to work various weekend and evening assignments as required throughout the year 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Located in and/or familiar with the designated territory (South Carolina)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Experience with using a (CRM) customer relationship management system
  • Three or more years of admissions recruitment or higher education experience
  • Experience working as a culinary demonstrator
  • Experience with university student recruitment


Compensation: $38,000-$42,500 annualized plus $9,880 annualized car allowance (paid bi-weekly)


Benefits: This full-time position offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, holiday pay, paid sick time, paid vacation time, a 401(k) retirement savings plan, educational assistance benefits, and an employee assistance program and travel assistance program. Please note that the university reserves the right to amend, add to, or reduce the benefits as management determines from time to time is appropriate.


Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.


Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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