Are you passionate about helping students create a transformational college experience where they can gain the knowledge and abilities to impact lives as pharmacists or other health care practitioners? St. Louis College of Pharmacy is seeking an Admissions Representative to join our team. The Admissions Representative will be responsible for foundational admissions and enrollment management related activities in the assigned recruitment territory and corresponding on-campus work. This individual will represent and market St. Louis College of Pharmacy (STLCOP) to prospective students, cultivate relationships with students, parents, high school and college guidance counselors to promote STLCOP and serve as the bridge between the student and all aspects of college admissions including the application process, curriculum, academic requirements, financial aid options, housing, and other student services.
You will have the opportunity to:
Manage an assigned territory by recruiting and counseling prospective students, generally freshmen and transfer students, but potentially professional program students through activities including responding to phone, email and web admissions inquiries. Engage in recruitment travel within the assigned territory, and assist 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.
Evaluate 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.
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.
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. Evaluate all recruitment activity and territory and makes recommendations to improve recruitment efficiency and conversion and yield rates.
Work as part of a team of other admissions professionals for major campus events and programs. Organize and lead individual prospective student tours or small group events for territory contacts and others as assigned.
To succeed in this role you will need:
A. 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
At least one year of experience in admissions, student services or college counseling in higher education
Management of a recruitment or sales territory using data to make decisions about targeted outreach efforts
Experience using a Customer Relations Management or Student Information system(s)
Experience working with diverse populations
Demonstrated experience networking and/or building professional relationships
B. Technical Skills/Abilities:
Ability to work independently and/or in a remote setting
Sales skills such as such as ability to analyze and evaluate data, and plan and execute actions to achieve goals
Demonstrated ability to manage projects, a sales or recruitment territory
Event planning experience
Valid driver's license required
C. Interpersonal Skills:
Must be articulate, have excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, and able to explain abstract concepts effectively and utilize empathetic sales strategies
Evidence of the ability to work successfully with college and university administrators and high school personnel is preferred.
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.
If this sounds like the job for you here is information on how to apply:
Submit a cover letter, resume/CV and references through the College’s online application system. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/M/F/V/D
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.