The Military Enrollment Counselor position is an exempt, full-time position reporting to the Military Enrollment Director. The Military Enrollment Counselor will office from Colorado Springs, Colorado (United States Air Force Academy, CCU office on-base) and will use effective sales and marketing skills to enroll prospective students who are affiliated with a military branch or using military benefits to enroll in Colorado Christian University's College of Adult and Graduate Studies.
Duties and Responsibilities
Apply proven marketing and sales techniques to attract students to Christian higher education.
Articulate to potential students how Colorado Christian University (CCU) fits into their education and career goals.
Achieve and exceed monthly, quarterly and yearly enrollment goals.
Monitor actual enrollments to individual goals as established by leadership on a daily basis, and execute sales strategies in order to accomplish monthly enrollment goals.
Identify key sources for student recruiting opportunities through researching education markets, web-based marketing, and continuing to cultivate relationships already established by the University.
Regularly measure and report student recruiting activities (including inside/outside sales, inbound & outbound calls/e-mails/task management within Customer Relationship Management System) to leadership on a daily and weekly basis.
Measure and regularly report corporate prospecting and student recruiting activities to leadership.
Monitor enrollment and provide analysis and improvements as warranted by the monitoring results.
Interact and work with military personnel to attract potential military students to CCU.
Build, maintain and advance community relationships, including with the military staff and community at all the military installations, including but not limited to Buckley AFB, Schriever AFB, US Air Force Academy, Fort Carson, and Peterson AFB.
Function as a member of a University-wide team focused on enrolling, retaining, and serving adult and graduate students.
Work effectively and positively with other CAGS staff and faculty to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the University community.
Contribute to the ongoing development of healthy spiritual community with students, staff, and faculty.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
2 - 5 years military experience required.
Knowledge of military education programs/systems preferred.
2 - 5 years experience in College/University Admissions, Sales, Public Relations, Corporate Development, Marketing or other related field. Bachelor's degree preferred but not required.
Demonstrated ability to achieve sales goals and utilize proven marketing techniques. Inbound/outbound telesales experience a plus.
Proven communication and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage time effectively with multiple priorities.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member and as an individual contributor.
Experience with Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Experience with admissions software and contact management preferred.
Nature of Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. You may be required to work occasional irregular hours, including some nights and weekends. Colorado Christian University expects all faculty and staff to become a part of the University community by participating in activities and events that occur on the campus throughout the year, which may occur during evenings and weekends.
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About Colorado Christian University
With a heritage dating back to 1914, Colorado Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually. Just a few minutes from downtown Denver, CCU is uniquely positioned to offer students a distinctive variety of educational opportunities and experiences.