Adult Education Associate

East-West University, a fully accredited University located in Chicago's vibrant south loop college corridor is seeking an experienced recruitment and marketing professional for its upcoming  Adult Education program. The successful candidate will be an aggressive, self-starting sales and marketing pro with a proven record of success in this area. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to develop leads, contacts, and relationships with industry as well as community sources on their own. A BA degree in Business or a related field is required with an MA or MBA preferred.  Experience in educational recruiting, sales or admissions is highly preferred. Sales management and independent lead generation ability is a plus. Experience in online education is an added plus as is the recruitment of adults. Excellent presentation skills are required.  This is an immediate position and we will be conducting interviews this week and next. Send me a complete resume which outlines your interest as well as a  letter of introduction which also indicates your salary requirement. Applicants with OPEN salary requirements will not be considered. Thank you and we are looking forward to meeting with you in the near future.

 

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Program Director
Division of Business Administration and Management
Director, Title III Programs
East-West University
819 South Wabash Avenue
8th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60605
312-939-0111-ext 1816

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Education Partnership Specialist

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Enrollment Development, the Education Partnership Specialist is responsible for effectively building relationships to generate new student inquires and to drive enrollment activity on a consistent basis through securing education partnerships with businesses and corporations.  The Education Partnership Specialist will develop and manage an extensive network of contacts and relationships to generate interest and excitement in East-West University programs. S/he will also be responsible for Military recruitment through local military base contacts.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 5 years of higher education field admissions, outside sales and business development.
  • Proven ability to identify recruitment and new business opportunities to drive enrollment activity.
  • Ability to develop strong, long-term relationships.
  • Knowledge and understanding of selling university programs to a diverse population.
  • Strong professional presence with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to source new inquiries, create presentations and foster enrollment opportunities.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proven success with over achieving sales and performance goals on a consistent basis. 
  • Strong work ethic and a goal-oriented, self-motivated approach toward achieving consistent results.
  • Working knowledge of various web-based resource tools for researching high schools and companies.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Principal Duties:

  • Clearly articulates the mission and value of East-West University in the community to effectively generate new inquiries that will drive enrollment activity. 
  • Consistently achieves established new inquiry goals, education partnership goals and company visits on a weekly basis.
  • Visits local companies and military bases to make structured presentations and to secure partnerships. S/he will present factual information regarding East-West University’s programs to education counselors and human resource professionals. 
  • Develop new business contacts and provide guidance to each companies HR and Benefits Representative regarding East-West University programs and services that could benefit their employees.
  • Work closely with the internal Admissions Enrollment Counselors to ensure each inquiry generated is contacted for an admissions campus visit.
  • Maintain consistent follow-up with contacts via telephone, in person site visits and emails.  S/he must ensure that each contact has current University marketing materials and is aware of upcoming campus recruitment events.
  • Create and manage the education partnership database. 
  • Coordinate and present at remote recruitment events and work collaboratively with school administrators and faculty.
  • Attend targeted community events and school sponsored events.
  • Other duties as assigned by superior.

Deadline for resume submission is May 4, 2012
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Bryan Lambert-Director of Enrollment Development

East-West University is a private, not for profit and non-denominational institution of higher learner in Chicago’s South Loop.  East-West is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA, and provides affordable, quality higher education to students from all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds

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Enrollment Counselor

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Enrollment Development, the Admissions Enrollment Counselor will follow through with the strategies, recruitment plans, and goals for designated student markets. Responsibilities include activities to educate incoming students, parents, and counselors about East-West University and the overall admissions process. S/he will be responsible for all aspects of the admission enrollment process including achieving quarterly recruitment goals, counseling, advising, and evaluation of prospective students.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 2 years of higher education, sales and student management experience preferably in admission/enrollment management and/or student services.
  • Proven success with over achieving sales and performance goals on a consistent basis.
  • Strong recruitment, relationship building and sales skills combined with a strong work ethic and a goal-oriented, self-motivated approach toward achieving consistent results.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Must be willing to work evenings and at least 1 weekend per month.

Principal Duties:

  • Clearly articulates the mission and value of East-West University to effectively recruit new undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Completes outbound calls and emails to interested inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Conducts campus tours and admissions interviews to engage prospective students regarding their educational goals and interest. S/he will effectively match academic program options with the prospective student.
  • Maintain consistent follow-up communication via telephone, in person and email with all applicants to advise those regarding admission requirements.  S/he must ensure that all enrollment paperwork is completed properly and timely so the student can begin class.
  • Excellent communication and listening abilities: dynamic telephone presence, active listening skills and adaptable interpersonal and public relations skills.
  • Must be able to represent the organization in a professional manner, recruit and work within a diverse community and follow all policies and procedures with a keen attention to detail.
  • Leadership, organizational, time management and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Coordinate and present at on-campus recruitment events and work collaboratively with school administrators and faculty.
  • Consistently achieves established performance goals and metrics for each term (4+ per year) for each stage of the admissions and enrollment process. 
  • Other duties as assigned by superior.

Deadline for resume submission is May 4, 2012
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Bryan Lambert-Director of Enrollment Development

East-West University is a private, not for profit and non-denominational institution of higher learner in Chicago’s South Loop.  East-West is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA, and provides affordable, quality higher education to students from all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.

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