Job No: 493265 Work Type: Staff Part-time, Temporary and/or Hourly Department: Office of Academic Affairs Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Admissions
Position Summary: The Graduate Enrollment Management (GEM) team at Yeshiva University is charged with attracting, selecting, and matriculating a high caliber of diverse students into Yeshiva's graduate programs. Reporting to the Associate Director of Graduate Enrollment Management, we seek an Admissions Advisor to play a critical role in growing and evolving the enrollment management strategy at Yeshiva.
The Admissions Advisor is the prospective student's first personal interaction with the school and university. The Advisor will work with a pipeline of prospective students from the initial inquiry to the handoff to the school's student services staff. The goal of the Advisor is to provide the best service to prospective students and meet all recruitment benchmarks. To reach these goals, the Admissions Advisor will need to engage with prospects and applicants throughout the entire recruitment cycle in an ongoing basis. The Advisor is expected to employ an ownership mentality and partner with the Recruitment Team and internal/external stakeholders to ensure the program's success.
This is a part time position (up to 19 hours per week).
The Admissions Advisor duties include but are not limited to:
Conduct student recruitment for graduate programs in various areas of study through consistent outreach via phone, text, email, and LiveChat
Qualify new inquiries and applications for various graduate degree programs through meaningful conversations and guide prospects from new inquiry to admitted student phase of Student Lifecycle
Effectively manage students through admissions process with control of total application pipeline
Maintain subject matter expertise for each degree program including curriculum, structure, notable faculty, program value and industry knowledge or trends
Attend & lead virtual and in-person events as scheduled by the Recruitment Team (at times outside of the normal schedule)
Experience & Educational Background:
Associate's Degree required
Two years of professional experience required
Demonstrated success within higher education, admissions, recruitment, and/or sales preferred
Skills & Competencies:
Intermediary knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills
Experience with or interest in developing advanced skills in data management
Ability to exercise professional judgment in applying problem-solving and organizational skills
Diplomatic approach to managing and reconciling conflicting priorities
Experience achieving high quality outcomes
Excellent time management skills and self direction
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.