The Admissions Manager provides professional support in the implementation and administration of admissions strategies, policies, and procedures. The individual works as an integral member of the admissions team to assist with recruitment activities and coordination of admission processes.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Primary point of contact for handling admissions inquiries from prospective students, including answering email, phone calls and addressing walk-ins. Tracks all interactions in Slate, our comprehensive Admissions database. As the initial contact, incumbent is “the face” of XP Admissions and needs both broad and specific knowledge of the XP Program, EMBA overall, and Chicago Booth.
- Responsible for all admissions event planning including venue selection, catering and contract negotiation for both local and nonlocal events.
- Manages the preparation and execution of on-site Admissions events such as information sessions, interview days and diversity events.
- Oversee class visitor process including communication with prospective students and tracking in Slate.
- Responsible for sourcing promotional swag to support recruiting and admissions activities such as prospective student events, alumni ambassador gifts, and referrals.
- Manage gratitude program for referrals from students, alumni, and other Chicago Booth partners.
- Manage collection of application materials such as transcripts and deposits. Manages credential verification process.
- Assist with yield activities including preparing welcome packages for admitted students.
- Assist admissions staff with day-to-day activities and special projects.
- Support and participate in various student related events led by the Student Life team.
- Other departmental duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
- College or university degree in a related field preferred.
- Knowledge and skills developed through 1-3 years of work experience in admissions or a related job discipline.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
- Knowledge of database technology and Microsoft Office, as well as ability to learn new technologies quickly required.
- Discretion and customer service orientation required.
- Ability to work successfully as part of a global team required.
- Superior organizational skills required.
- Willingness and ability to work some evenings and Saturdays required.
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