We’re the College Internship Program (CIP), and we’ve been helping young adults on the autism spectrum and with learning differences find success in college, employment, and independent living in our centers across the US since 1984.
CIP’s programs are specially designed to help young adults make successful transitions from adolescence to young adulthood. Our vision is to challenge the norms of what people with learning differences can achieve.
About the Position
The role of the Admissions Coordinator is to drive and oversee the College Internship Program’s (CIP) admissions process at our Bloomington, IN center, which is moving to a new location! The Admissions Coordinator will work closely with our National Office to arrange visits of potential families and guests as well as to coordinate interviews for student candidates. They must have strong communication skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders. They must possess the required initiative, leadership, and drive for launching and executing outreach activities and events. They need to have the skills for representing CIP at regional and national conferences.
Core Duties and Responsibilities:
- Attract, assess, enroll, and retain qualified students in a manner consistent with CIP’s enrollment goals and student success
- Develop plans for maintaining enrollment with students who meet the CIP student profile
- Market CIP in a manner which reflects the philosophy and genuine service orientation of the program
- Assist in communication with families from the inquiry stage through the application and assessment process through to enrollment.
- Design and conduct student and family interviews and tours, assuring the involvement of all appropriate staff
- Cultivate relationships with key parent groups, student bodies, professional associations and other relevant organizations.
- Travel and present CIP offerings at conferences, school fairs, consultants visits, as well as, attend training workshops
- Review incoming application packets and respond accordingly
- Design and manage admissions-led event functions on & off campus, e.g., Open Houses, group visits and special awareness and recruitment activities
- Implement outreach strategies to build awareness and market position
- Conduct market research in an effort to increase the volume of inquiries, the annual mailing list and ultimately the number of qualified applicants
- Assist in the development of program brochures and materials to be utilized in the key marketing positioning of the Center.
- Provide and maintain documentation of all admissions information digitally within a on computer in order to design a comprehensive organizational model for development of the department
- Maintain up-to-date databases for the following: relevant contacts, IECA consultants, newsletter recipients, LD Programs.com website, and LDA mailing list
- Other duties as assigned
Skills, Education and Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Education or related field
- At least two years related experience and/or training
- Highly organized with experience with outreach activities for educational programs
- Experience using CRM software for tracking sales and/or marketing activities, and client communication.
- Knowledge of autism and/or learning disabilities preferred
- Excellent skills and abilities in the following areas: collaboration, communication, problem-solving, planning, prioritizing, organizing, and influencing
- Enjoy and possess the skills to perform in a fast-paced environment; ability to multitask
- Present a professional appearance and manner, and exhibit a positive attitude.
- Proficient with computer software for office skills and in learning new company computer software programs
- Some nights and weekend hours may be required due to company events
- 25-50% travel is required for this position
How to Apply
Please submit your resume, salary expectation, and cover letter detailing how your experience meets the requirements of the position to our job posting.
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