1 job(s) at DeVry University
San Antonio, TX, United States
The role of the admissions advisor is to reach out to individuals via phone, or through video
conferencing, take incoming calls, place outbound calls, and meet in person with prospective
Admissions advisors interview prospective students to determine their motivation for attending
college; understand their career goals and the obstacles that might prevent them from starting or
continuing their education; help them to overcome those obstacles; and ultimately help them
identify the degree-program that best matches their needs.
During the interview advisors present information about the benefits of education and DeVry
University, tailoring their message to the student’s needs, motivation, and career goals.
Once prospective students decide to enroll, advisors guide them through the admissions process,
responding to questions, linking them to financial aid and academic advisors, gathering the
documents necessary to start school, and ensuring students complete admissions testing.
By networking and building relationships with their students, admissions advisors identify and
contact other prospective students.
Successful admissions advisors will:
Have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience
Have a passion for education and the desire to help prospective students achieve their
educational and career goals
Enjoy listening to, and talking with prospective students over the phone and in person, getting to
know them, and creating a meaningful relationship.
Possess the skills needed to craft well-written, compelling messages to our students and fellow
Have the desire to work with a team, and toward the team’s goals, while also working
independently and being internally motivated