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Enrollment Counselor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number A458
Job Title Enrollment Counselor
Employee Group Administrative
Job Type Full Time
FLSA Exempt
Salary Range From
Salary Range To
Department Provost (Office of)

As Enrollment Counselor, you will assist our prospective students with the admissions process for Wellesley College Summer Program. The Summer Program is part of Wellesley Extended which includes a variety of non-traditional programs including summer term for high school and undergraduate students, professional/executive education, and other non-academic enterprises.

This position will be responsible for answering student inquiries and providing timely and relevant information to prospective students about the Wellesley Summer Program with a focus on summer students.
Reports to: Marketing Manager
Enrollment Coordination (75%)
• Recruits students to meet stated enrollment goals for the unit; assists with admissions, enrollment and student activities, such as school fairs, high school visits and other related events as needed.
• Serves as primary contact and information resource for prospective and admitted students, as well as a contact and liaison through application and admission decision notifications; develops relationships with appropriate high school personnel.
• Tracks admissions and works on increasing enrollment yield; participates in admissions meetings as needed.
• Collaborates with department chairs, College admissions staff, and Marketing/Communications team members to communicate with prospective students and assists students through all phases of the enrollment cycle.
• Ensures timely communication with prospective students.
• Guides interested students through the application, admissions and enrollment process.
• Utilizes Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for tracking and student communications
• Executes a workflow process for student recruitment and enrollment

Communications (10%)
• Participate in executing marketing strategies including providing feedback on marketing materials.
• Serve as department expert in CRM
• Utilize social media to communicate about programs
• Prepare unit enrollment reports, presentations, and communications

Special Student Outreach (15%)

• Provides enhanced support to special student populations (included international) as needed and directed by unit leadership
• Advises colleagues on process flow changes needed and other enhancements
• Monitors budgets and planning scenarios to support execution of projects. Provides metrics to unit leadership.


• Bachelor’s degree required
• 1-3 years in a customer service related role, preferably in higher education
• Strong comfort level with technology, including mobile computing and social media
• Knowledge of Google docs and MS Office suite
CRM or database background strongly preferred
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to offer superior customer service skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to respond quickly, independently and with flexibility under tight deadlines

Posting Date 10/18/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO/Affirmative Action Statement

Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Wellesley College and all its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Wellesley College and all of its subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

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Supplemental Questions

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  1. Are you an Alumna?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Hispanic Today Website
    • Veterans Enterprise Website
    • Women in Business Website
    • Job Opportunities for Disabled American Veterans Website
    • disABLED Person Website
    • Women for Hire Website
    • Hire Our Heroes Website
    • US Military Pipeline
    • Employ Diversity Website
    • Black Perspective Website

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents