Reporting to the Senior Director of Online Recruitment, the Enrollment Counselor’s primary focus is to build relationships and recruit new or returning potential SJSU Online students by utilizing phone and internet technology. The Counselor works within a learner-focused student services model to ensure that fully online degree seekers experience integrated, seamless connections to the University from inquiry through admission. Through proactive outreach the Counselor serves as the University’s point of contact for online degree seekers, performing complex student services professional work to help potential students identify their appropriate program of study, address questions related to financial aid and transcript evaluation, determine initial eligibility following CSU regulations, policies and procedures, and fully support the applicant to resolve issues during the application process. The ideal candidate for this role will be an articulate, organized, results driven, team player with the resiliency to maintain a high energy level on a high number of inbound/outbound calls, text messages, and emails daily to and from prospective online students. The ideal candidate will also have interpersonal skills to connect with prospective students on calls, openness to feedback, ability to listen actively for long periods of time, confidence, adaptability, and integrity.
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It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
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