EOE Statement: St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. Candidates will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, veteran status or sexual orientation. We encourage members of minority groups to apply.
Level Experienced Job Location St. Louis College of Pharmacy main campus - St. Louis, MO Travel Percentage Up to 50% Position Type Full Time Job Shift Any Educational Level 4 Year Degree Job Category Sales
The Admissions Representative will be responsible for foundational admissions and enrollment management related activities in the assigned recruitment territory and corresponding on campus work. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, this position will represent and market St. Louis College of Pharmacy to prospective students at recruitment events, both on- and off-campus; cultivate relationships with students, parents, high school and college guidance counselors to promote STLCOP and facilitate the student enrollment cycle. Review and evaluate students' admission applications. Advise students, parents, and high school and college guidance counselors on application process, curriculum, academic requirements, financial aid options, housing, and other student services.
SPECIFIC MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage assigned territory by recruiting and counseling prospective students, generally freshmen and transfer students, but potentially professional program students through activities including, but not limited to, responding to phone, email and web admissions inquiries, engaging in recruitment travel within the assigned territory, and assisting with outreach and recruitment programs by representing STLCOP at college fairs, high schools, and community and four-year college graduate program and career fairs. Responsible for planning and executing recruiting plan within budget and within overall admissions plan to obtain enrollment goals.
The admissions representative is responsible for evaluating applications for "early action" admissions decisions and executes that decision based on established parameters on grades, test score and evaluation of supporting documents such as college essays. May execute decisions at other times as assigned.
The admissions representative may award admissions and some scholarships based on guidelines and judgement of the application. Admissions Representative may also defer or deny admission.
Cultivate relationships with high school guidance counselors and teachers, pre-pharmacy advisors and career counselors at area community and four-year colleges, and other appropriate influencers of prospective students. Track and evaluate relationships and contacts to increase pipeline of applicants and meet enrollment objectives. Provide reports and update on status.
Through personal outreach and follow-up, increase the overall volume of prospective students and the total yield of admitted students.
The admissions representative will effectively use institutional student information system/customer relationship management or other designated system(s) which allows for management of territory, case notes, and progress tracking.
Represent the College as an active participant in appropriate professional networks.
Collaborate with other admissions representatives for major campus events and programs.
Organize and lead individual prospective student tours or small group events for territory contacts and others as assigned.
Evaluates all recruitment activity and territory for effectiveness and makes recommendations to improve recruitment efficiency and conversion and yield rates.
Other duties and projects as assigned
Education & Experience:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education
Experience working one-on-one with students or clients in a goal-focused and metrics driven position
Experience giving presentations to groups of various sizes
Strong written and verbal communication skills, along with presentation ability
Ability to travel, work nights/weekends, and possess a valid driver's license
A master's degree in Higher Education or related field from an accredited institution of higher education
Management of a recruitment or sales territory using data to make decisions about targeted outreach efforts
At least one year of experience in admissions, student services or college counseling in higher education
Experience using a Customer Relations Management Student Information system(s)
Experience working with diverse populations
Demonstrated experience networking and/or building professional relationships
Ability to work as a part of a team, independently and/or in a remote setting
Demonstrated ability to manage projects, a sales or recruitment territory
Sales skills as ability to analyze and evaluate data, and plan and execute actions to achieve goals
Attention to detail
Basic office technology and communication skills
Valid driver's license required
Must be very articulate, have excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, and able to explain abstract concepts effectively and use empathetic sales strategies
Evidence of the ability to work successfully with college and university administrators and high school personnel is required.
Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Sensitivity to issues related to recruitment and retention of a diverse student body are required.
Need to be able to type, and to get around physically enough to attend college fairs and events and give tours of campus, etc. Requires extensive use of computer keyboards and display terminals. Must be able to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time. Should be able to reach, stoop and bend. Be able to lift up to 50 pounds to transport material necessary when attending a college fair and school visits. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and travel extensively.
Founded in 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest and largest colleges of pharmacy in the nation. Our student body is among the most academically gifted in the Midwest. We provide an inclusive, supportive and enriching environment for growth, learning and leadership to prepare our students, residents, faculty, staff and alumni to positively impact patients and society. Employees are treated to a rich benefits package, a great campus in the heart of St. Louis’s biggest health care community, and an exciting college community where they can really make a difference for our students, the profession of pharmacy, and the health care of the region. St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy is a member of the Greater Missouri Higher Education Recruitment Consortium member (HERC), a recruiting resource for positions at regional institutions with job alerts and dual career search features. STLCOP is recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a Great College to Work For.