The Admissions Representative (Program Manager) serves as the first line of support and guidance for students seeking enrollment in Rasmussen College. The Admissions Representative (Program Manager) will leverage his/her passion for learning and experience to motivate individuals to move from thinking about going to college to enrolling in one of Rasmussen’s industry-leading, innovative and accredited programs including: the School of Nursing, the School of Justice Studies, the School of Technology & Design, the School of Health Sciences, the School of Business and the School of Education. The Admissions Representative (Program Manager) sets the stage for the retention of career-oriented students and sets them on a path of long-term success.
Additional responsibilities include:
Act as first point of contact for prospective students considering enrolling at Rasmussen College
Engage prospective students by telephone in discussion about their future with the goal of setting a campus visit (roughly 75% of time)
Demonstrate sensitivity and ability to effectively relate to and work with prospective students from diverse backgrounds and experiences
Conduct campus visits with prospective students to assess needs, showcase the benefits of a Rasmussen College education, and facilitate enrollment into the college
Mentor students from the application process through enrollment
Demonstrate a high level of product/program knowledge thereby meeting specific student recruitment goals
Manage and update computerized prospective student database, application paperwork, and follow-up documentation
Prepare requested tracking forms accurately and on time
Maintain accurate knowledge of the College’s programs, student services, and area colleges
Create relationships that lead to growth opportunities through engaging local high schools, businesses and other members of the communities we serve
Work effectively with co-workers as part of the student services team to ensure each student’s experience with the college is professional, service-focused, and productive
Support and contribute to Rasmussen’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
The Admissions Representative (Program Manager) is a full-time position accountable to a Director of Admissions or an Associate Director of Admissions (where applicable). The Director of Admissions reports to a Regional Admissions Vice President.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including evening and one Saturday/month hours
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; Rasmussen will consider meaningful educational, work and/or military experience in exchange for degree requirements where appropriate
Enthusiasm and passion for education, learning and empowering others to succeed
At least two years of consultative sales or customer service guiding individuals from thinking to doing using superior interpersonal skills and ethical approach
Experience working with clients/customers/students representing multiple stages of life and diverse backgrounds/experiences
Proven ability to achieve goals, influence others, and meet deadlines
Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college that is dedicated to changing lives and the communities it serves through high-demand and flexible career-focused educational programs. Since 1900, the College has been committed to academic innovation and providing the highest standard of education while empowering students to pursue a college degree. Rasmussen College offers certificate and diploma programs through associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs online and across its 23 Midwest and Florida campuses. A pioneer and leader in online education, the College is helping lead advancements in innovations such as competency-based education and comprehensive student support services that help working adults advance their careers. The College is also committed to providing a positive impact on society through public service and a variety of community-based initiatives. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit rasmussen.edu.
At Rasmussen, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed supporting and encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome our employee’s differences regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
About Rasmussen College
Rasmussen College is a higher learning organization that embodies an ambitious spirit of passion and innovation. Our team is made up of an academically and culturally diverse group of individuals who are driven to make a difference in the lives of our students while enhancing their own professional goals. If you are a passionate and motivated self-starter who is interested in a team-oriented culture, please take a look at our current opening.