Pearson Enrollment Coordinator in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Enrollment Coordinator

Description

Pearson is on a mission to help people make progress in their lives through learning. We are moving that mission forward by keeping up with the top issues in education today and constantly embracing, testing, and innovating new technologies that adapt to our ever-changing lifestyles. As Pearson is currently experiencing ongoing rapid growth and expansion in our Online Program Management division, we are looking for talented, driven, focused candidates that can exhibit a positive, can-do attitude as well as approach their work with vigor and determination.

The Enrollment Coordinator supports the student application process by partnering with the Enrollment Advisors to contact prospective new students for bachelors, masters, doctoral degree and certificate programs. Communication with prospective students is primarily through a high volume of telephone contacts with a goal to achieve speed to lead and contact percentage metrics.

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a minimum standard of outbound calls to prospective students.

  • Achieve speed to lead and contact efficiency metrics.

  • Approach each call with a goal to transfer or set an appointment for Enrollment Advisors to speak with prospective students.

  • Adhere to lead management plan guidelines for each lead in the database.

  • Accurately record interactions with each prospective student in the database.

  • Run filters and reports to update daily trackers and team boards for the program teams.

  • Process mail in a timely manner for the business unit.

  • Support application/registration events as applicable for each team.

  • Be an active participant in cross-functional team events.

  • Requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, weekends, evenings to accommodate student, departmental and company’s needs. This may include working more than 40 hours a week.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • 2-year degree from an accredited institution, OR appropriate combination of education and significant experience

  • One to 3 years customer service experience in an outbound calling environment preferred

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • General knowledge of higher education industry preferred

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Ability to work one (1) evening

  • Ability to work Saturday as business needs dictate

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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-IL-Elk Grove Village

Work Locations: US-IL-Elk Grove Village-50 Northwest 50 Northwest Point Rd Elk Grove Village 60007

Job: Customer Service

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Dec 4, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1815928

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.