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Admissions Rep-Adult Team

Posted: 03/10/2024

Admissions Rep-Adult Team


Admissions Representative Adult - 1


DEPARTMENT: Admissions


LOCATION: Grand Rapids - W.A Lettinga Campus *Hybrid Schedule *


REPORTS TO: Director, Admissions - Adult


PAY: $42,000


Position overview:


This position will establish and maintain internal and external partnerships to generate new student inquiries and secure applications for admission. Utilizing an entrepreneurial spirit, Admission Representatives will develop an enrollment strategy to meet their objectives. Admissions Representatives must successfully transition new students into developing working relationships with Advisors. These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the University's mission, vision, and values which include diversity, equity and inclusion.


What can you expect?


• Davenport University and the Admissions Office highly prioritize employee work life balance

• Small collegiate feel with the world class resources of an institution of higher learning

• A driven & results-oriented team environment

• Committed, competent and engaged leadership at all levels

• Hybrid Schedule

• Strong healthcare and retirement benefits

• Free and significantly reduced tuition for employees, dependents, and spouses


Job Requirements


• Generate admissions inquiries through personal and professional contacts, corporate partnerships, community organizations, current students, alumni, and other lead generation initiatives.

• Meet/Contact prospective new students through various means including inbound and outbound phone calls, scheduled and unscheduled appointments, lead cards, web inquiries, admission applications, and internal and external events.

• Continuous achievement of follow-up activity policies and communication plans for prospective students, and demonstrate an adaptive recruiting approach as appropriate for each student.

• Work with students to successfully complete the application process, including the receipt of all required documentation for admission.

• Remain the point of contact for all new students from inquiry to start of classes, facilitating the transition to the advisor.

• Assist students with financial aid planning, payment arrangements, and scholarship opportunities.

• Perform unofficial transcript evaluations.




• Bachelor degree (from accredited institution), preferably in business, marketing or sales related field preferred.

• 3-5 years of successful team selling experience, to include telephone appointment setting, interviewing, closing, and follow up skills.

• Demonstrated successful outside sales or account management experience required. Experience in a higher education setting is preferred.

• Demonstrated effective public speaking skills.

• Strong organizational skills, motivation and self-direction.


About Davenport University:


At Davenport University, we know what it takes to be successful. With over 155 years of providing quality education under our belts, thousands of Davenport graduates are making an impact on the world with the knowledge and skills they learned here. Our team of faculty and staff collaborate to make this possible. Joining DU means growing and advancing your own career, while making a lasting impact on our students, colleagues and the communities in which we serve.


Diversity and Inclusion:


At Davenport, we believe that engaging diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to achieving educational and institutional excellence. We invite you to join us as we band together to create an environment of equity and inclusivity that leverages diverse life experiences, ideas, backgrounds and perspectives. We respect diversity and are committed to fostering an environment of support, inclusiveness and learning, both in the workplace and throughout the application process. With that in mind, we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including people of color, people with disabilities, Veterans and the LGBTQ + community. We recognize that not all job seekers have all the preferred qualifications listed in the job ad, but we strongly recommend that you apply if you meet most of the criteria.


About Grand Rapids, Michigan:

Join our dynamic team in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where work-life balance is not just a concept, but a way of life. Nestled along the scenic Grand River and situated in close proximity to the breathtaking shores of Lake Michigan, our city offers an unparalleled quality of life for individuals and families alike. Experience the charm of a city known for its friendly philanthropic community, diverse cultural scene, and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities, including pristine beaches and water activities on Lake Michigan. Grand Rapids is not just a workplace; it's a place where your family can thrive amidst a strong sense of community, excellent schools, and a wealth of family-friendly attractions. From award-winning craft breweries and farm-to-table dining to world-class art exhibits and music festivals, Grand Rapids provides an enriching environment for both personal and professional growth. Join us in a city where every day is an opportunity to blend career success with the joys of family life.


Would you like to be part of our success? It all starts here! EEO-Davenport University is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of a person(s) national origin, race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, transgender identity, veteran or military status, marital status, height, weight, genetic information, and any other category or classification protected by law.


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