Enrollment Specialist -CEB

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Title Enrollment Specialist - CEB
Campus: LAC - Ontario Campus
Department: Enrollment
Reports To: Director of Enrollment
Exempt: No
Type: Regular Part-time
Effective: April 2019
Summary: This position promotes Seminary enrollment in the Chinese-English Bilingual (CEB) and other degree programs through strategic contact, promotional events, ministry networking, and application management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following duties are considered essential to the job. With or without reasonable accommodation, qualified individuals must have the ability to:

  • Assist with planning the annual recruiting events calendar and managing all recruit efforts in an assigned strategic recruiting territory or program.
  • Work as part of the Enrollment Specialists Team to implement a comprehensive recruiting, admissions, and enrollment strategy for the Seminary system.
  • Travel moderately (10-20% of work schedule) to recruiting events in the solicitation of candidates for enrollment.
  • Identify and organize volunteer “marketers” from faculty, students, alumni, and friends in annual promotional/recruiting events for the Seminary.
  • Preach or speak in churches and at collegiate events to promote the Seminary.
  • Contact and assist admissions prospects; coach applicants through all phases of the admissions process leading to initial enrollment.
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key leaders in Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Campus Crusade, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Christian Challenge, and other similar organizations in the solicitation of enrollment.
  • Research, measure, and analyze new inquiry data and produce reports monthly as required.
  • Perform additional duties as required by management.
  • Job duties are not limited to the list shown above and may be revised from time to time as deemed appropriate by the Seminary.
Core Values Gateway Seminary is a confessional institution owned by the Southern Baptist Convention. While the seminary serves the larger evangelical Christian community, employees must embrace the values and standards the seminary represents as it fulfills its mission of shaping Christian leaders. Employees are expected to abide by the Baptist Faith and Message 2000, as well as our bylaws, and be an active member of a local SBC Church.
Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Service: Manages difficult or emotional situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control. Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things; courteous, and polite; being cooperative while working under Associate Director/professor instruction.

Technical Skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other’s views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed; Promotes an atmosphere of constant improvement.

Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Works well in group problem-solving situations.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience preferred and 2+ years related experience. Experience in a higher education administrative setting a plus.

Language Skills: Abilty to read, speak, and write in English and Mandarin languages required. Knowledge and use of the Cantonese language is a plus. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak and perform effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Computer Skills: Knowledge of MS Office Suite software (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) as well as the ability to adapt to new systems.

Work Schedule: This is a 25 hour per week, part-time position. Work days and hours to be determined.

Other Requirements: Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear; the employee is frequently required to sit. The person is occasionally required to stand and walk. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, though moderate noise can occur at meetings and social events. It is a well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation. The environment may vary during travel.


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