|Job Title||Enrollment Events and Communications Manager|
|Posted By||Erikson Institute|
|Location||Location -> Illinois -> Chicago / Cook County|
|Type of Work||Type of Work -> Admin Support / Office Mgmt|
|Job Type||Job Type -> Full-time|
Erikson Institute, a graduate school in child development located in downtown Chicago, is seeking to hire an Enrollment Events and Communications Manager. The position manages a broad range of communication and event planning activities for the offices of Admission, Financial Aid, Registration and Student Records, and Multicultural Student Affairs; serves as the primary enrollment contact for Erikson’s graduate certificate programs; and provides administrative support to the Dean of Enrollment Management.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinates the production and distribution of follow-up communication materials to prospective students.
Responds to inquiries from prospective students, identifies their programs of interest, and manages the inquiry follow-up communications process.
Manages the entry and updating of prospective student data in the student information system (SIS).
Serves as the departmental point person for inquiries about Erikson’s graduate certificate programs.
Receives and processes applications to Erikson’s graduate certificate programs.
Coordinates the admission process with designated faculty and program directors in the Infant Studies and Early Childhood Bilingual/ESL programs.
Plans, coordinates and implements all communications activities and logistics for prospective student admission open house events and information sessions.
Manages all prospective student campus/classroom visits.
Maintains advertising calendar and contacts, and manages the creation, approval and submission of recruitment advertising for print and online publications.
Maintains the annual recruitment travel calendar, coordinates registrations for recruitment conferences and graduate fairs, and makes travel arrangements as needed.
Plans, implements and evaluates a broad range of student events, including new student orientation, student recognition brunch, comprehensive exam orientation, multicultural student affairs events, and other events sponsored by Enrollment Management staff.
Serves on the Institute’s master’s commencement ceremony planning committee.
Manages inventory of recruitment materials by monitoring quantities and coordinating the process of reprinting or replenishing of marketing and enrollment collateral.
Assists the Dean of Enrollment Management with the annual budgeting process.
Founded in 1966, Erikson Institute is one of the nation's leading graduate schools in child
development and early childhood education. It is a private, independent, NCA-accredited
graduate school offering master's degrees, a Ph.D., graduate certificates, and professional
development courses in child development and early childhood education. Erikson provides
a variety of employee benefits, including excellent health and dental plans, life/disability
insurance, transit stipend, matching retirement contributions, and more. To learn more, visit
our Web site at www.erikson.edu
Erikson Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants for employment
without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, marital
or parental status, sexual orientation including gender identity, gender expression, military
discharge status, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected
by law. In addition, Erikson Institute provides reasonable accommodations to qualified
individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act and
applicable state and local laws (including during the application or hiring process).
The Enrollment Events and Communications Manager must possess and demonstrate:
• Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced work environment.
• Ability to work with people from a variety of diverse backgrounds and with diverse
characteristics, including culture, race, language, sexual orientation, gender expression, age,
social class, and abilities.
• Demonstrated skills in using technology to improve communications and services.
• Demonstrated skills in using database and/or relationship management software.
• EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
o Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
o Requires one to three years of experience in a higher education setting.
This job is open for online applications.
Please email, fax or mail a cover letter and resume to:
Dean of Enrollment Management
451 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Absolutely NO phone inquiries accepted.