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Admissions Representative – Grand Rapids Site

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Job Title Admissions Representative – Grand Rapids Site
Job Description


  • Networking with organizations and recruiting students for the various majors/programs offered at the Grand Rapids site. Developing educational partnerships with local corporations for student recruitment purposes. Enrolling a predetermined number of students. Establish, develop and maintain ongoing relationships with key individuals and organizations in the community. Includes evenings, travel and community involvement.
Essential Duties Summary

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by proper personnel.

General Responsibilities

  • Recruits a mutually agreed upon number of students in a defined territory.
  • Represents SAU at College fairs.
  • Visits prospective students in high schools and churches.
  • Visits pastors from churches located within the representative’s assigned territory.
  • Organizes work to provide maximum time for following-up with prospective students by phone, email, text or other personal contacts to assure campus visits, applications, deposits and enrollment.
  • Participates in calling of prospective students.
  • Evenings, travel and community involvement required.
  • Develops knowledge of academic offerings and supports systems.
  • Tracks prospective, applied, accepted, deposited and registered students through the admissions process until enrollment.
  • Participates in in-service and other professional opportunities (reading, seminars, observation of other institutions) for improving recruiting abilities.
  • Familiar with institutional philosophy of recruitment.
  • Assists with office clerical projects (such as mailings) & other office tasks, as needed.
  • Assists with other related/non-related projects, as required, and other duties may be assigned by proper personnel.

Reporting Responsibilities

  • Serves as member of the SAU Grand Rapids site reporting to the Executive Director, West Region.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This job has no staff supervisory responsibilities.
  • May supervise student workers to meet the needs of the department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Dynamic person with successful sales or public relations experience who can network in the community to actively recruit students.
  • Experience at an academic institution desirable.
  • Self-starter with time management skills.
  • Proven record networking within and across organizations.
  • Must have good communication skills (written, verbal and listening).
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with executive-level personnel.
  • Good organizational & word processing skills necessary.
  • Experience with Excel spreadsheets, MS Word required.
  • Individual will exhibit a life and service that is in full accord with the Spring Arbor University Concept and Community Covenant.
  • Experience working in multicultural academic environments preferred and individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Job Type Full Time
Location Spring Arbor

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P-151
Open Date 09/28/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Terminal Degree
  2. * Please describe the attributes that will make you a strong candidate for this position

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe why you are interested in becoming affiliated with a Christian university.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you a current employee of the university?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Spring Arbor University Website
    • Internal Job Posting
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • Other

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation