Serve as primary point of contact for prospective college students and manage all aspects of the admissions process.
What does an Enrollment Coordinator do?
As an enrollment coordinator, you play a vital role on the frontlines of college student recruiting and admissions. You handle every stage of enrollment management and admissions counseling from being the point of contact for prospective students to screening applicants. Beyond that, you also assist with all aspects of college education planning, including student financial aid. You’re also responsible for outreach and marketing initiatives like coordinating college tours and orientations.
Excellent customer service skills are essential to interact with students by phone, email, or in-person in a friendly and professional manner. Strong communication and presentation skills are also important since you’ll be communicating with prospective students of diverse backgrounds and needs. The ability to multi-task and solve problems effectively are beneficial skills, since you need to help students navigate all the complexities of the admissions process.
You should also be comfortable with document and data management since it is your job to input and track all of the data related to the admissions process.
Enrollment coordinator positions typically require a bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, or a related field.