The Admissions Coordinator (Oxford) serves as the primary admissions counselor responsible for advising and enrolling students into the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford, and Oxford Summer Program. Admissions recruitment, counseling, student outreach and enrollment management are all primary functions of this position. In addition, this position assists in coordinating campus outreach and marketing initiatives for BestSemester programs.
The Council is a professional association of 180 campuses in 20 nations whose mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help our member institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth. The Council coordinates professional development opportunities for administrators and faculty, manages U.S. based and international off-campus student programs, provides public advocacy for Christ-centered higher education and manages cooperative efforts among its member campuses (www.cccu.org).
Primary duties as the admissions counselor for the Oxford summer and semester programs:
Maintain an active and engaging communication plan with students, parents, and off-campus study coordinators for Oxford via phone calls, texts, emails, direct mail, etc.
Identify, recruit, and enroll prospective students into Oxford, and provide up-to date student reports as needed.
Provide admissions counseling to prospective applicants on the distinctive features, financial aid policies, and admissions process of Oxford.
Communicate with program directors to ensure admissions decisions are made within two weeks of application completion.
Participate as an active member of the recruitment team in developing special programs and research projects, developing/implementing enrollment strategies, and developing/distributing promotional materials.
Maintain and update the Oxford applications in Terra Dotta.
Coordinate visas, Basic Information Guides, Travel Memos, and other pre-departure materials for distribution for Oxford.
Secondary duties relating to campus relations coordination:
Assist with the coordination of campus visit travel schedules and campus visit reporting
Organize campus visit reporting
Coordinate campus outreach initiatives for faculty and administrators
Oversee BestSemester social media pages
Assist in developing marketing initiatives, photo contests, events, social media campaigns, etc. with the goal of generating new leads
Assist in developing a comprehensive BestSemester communication plan
Assist with the concepting, writing, and design of CCCU branding and marketing initiatives
Assist with the implementation of new admission software and marketing automation systems
Represent Oxford and other BestSemester programs at study abroad fairs and campus visits (Approximately 14 days per semester)
Persons applying for the position should:
Have a strong appreciation for the Christian mission and purpose of the CCCU and its BestSemester programs
Have a Bachelor’s degree
Have strong writing and editing skills
Have excellent communication skills
Have experience with a variety of social media platforms (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
Preference will be given to applicants with the following desired qualities:
Study abroad experience, preferably as an alum of BestSemester’s Oxford programs
Interest in scholarship and academic advancement
Experience in Christian higher education
Experience working in an admissions related field
Familiarity with CRM software platforms
Application should include:
Resume, as a separate attachment
A statement of your Christian faith
Other requirements include:
Ability to work for long periods of time at the computer
Occasional travel (including weekend travel)
Applicants should apply online through the posting on www.cccu.org/careers and include a cover letter, resume, and a statement of your Christian faith. First preference will be given to applicants who apply before the deadline of August 4, 2017. No paper applications or phone calls please.