The Admissions Coordinator (Australia and Northern Ireland) serves as the primary admissions counselor responsible for advising and enrolling students into the Australia Studies Centre (ASC) and Northern Ireland Semester (NIS) programs. Admissions recruitment, counseling, student outreach and enrollment management are all primary functions of this position. In addition, this position assists in coordinating the administrative services for BestSemester programs. This position is located in Washington, DC and is available to start beginning September 1, 2017.
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 ASC and NIS:
Maintain an active and engaging communication plan with students, parents, and off-campus study coordinators via phone calls, texts, emails, direct mail, etc.
Identify, recruit, and enroll prospective students into ASC and NIS, 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 ASC and NIS.
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 ASC and NIS applications in Terra Dotta.
Coordinate visas, Basic Information Guides, Travel Memos, and other pre-departure materials for distribution for ASC and NIS.
Attend study abroad fairs and campus visits as assigned.
Secondary duties relating to administrative services coordination:
Follow-up with the general BestSemester inquiries who have not selected a specific program
Serve as an Assistant to the Vice President, organizing conference calls, events, and projects as assigned
Compile and distribute weekly enrollment statistics reports.
Maintain billing spreadsheets, waivers, and emergency packets on a semester-by-semester basis.
Maintain current program folders (semester schedules, key dates, emergency contacts, evaluations, travel, etc.).
Assist the other admissions coordinators in maintaining BestSemester social media pages.
Track and order office/copy room supplies.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
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 Australia program or experience in Ireland
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 11, 2017. No paper applications or phone calls please.
About Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is a professional association of 178 campuses in 20 nations whose mission is to advance the cause of and to help its member institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth. The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is known for, and widely respected for its leadership in advocating for global Ch...rist-centered higher education and being on the forefront of policy issues impacting its membership and the cause of faith-based higher education. In addition to public advocacy for Christ-centered higher education, the Council coordinates professional development opportunities for administrators and faculty, serves as a communication network and manages cooperative efforts among its member campuses.