DeVry University - Support

Remote Admissions Advisor

Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 1799

      Remote Admissions Advisor

      Virtual Req #1799
      Friday, April 5, 2024
      DeVry University strives to close our society’s opportunity gap and address emerging talent needs by preparing learners to thrive in careers shaped by continuous technological change. Through innovative programs, relevant partnerships, and exceptional care, we empower students to meaningfully improve their lives, communities, and workplaces.

      Our colleague experience is an area of obsessive focus. At DeVry University, we care about you. Because, only through you can we deliver our unique Care Formula to our learners and partners.


      Our admissions advisors are the first point of contact for prospective students, so we are looking for engaging, warm, enthusiastic people who will quickly create meaningful relationships. We hire colleagues who are passionate about the value of higher education, and who want to help our students take the first step in continuing their education.


      • The role of the admissions advisor is to reach out to individuals via phone, or through video conferencing, take incoming calls and place outbound calls to prospective students
      • 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.


      • Have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience
      • Monday-Friday 1 Day 11am-8pm. Fridays 9am-4pm. M-Thursday 9am-6pm. Central Time Zone Hours
      • Able to sit and work at a desk and on the computer for extended periods of time
      • Must have a quiet, distraction-free work environment without any conflicting responsibilities during your scheduled shift
      • Home office must have DSL or Cable Internet that is hardwired into a modem/router via Ethernet (Dial up, Wireless, or Satellite internet service cannot be used)
      • 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, getting to know them, and creating a meaningful relationship
      • Possess the skills needed to craft well-written, compelling messages to our students and fellow colleagues
      • Have the desire to work with a team, and toward the team’s goals, while also working independently and being internally motivated
      • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weeknights and Saturdays

      DeVry University offers competitive wages and benefit options, including:

      • 401(k) and Roth Plan w/match
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
      • Paid Parental Leave
      • Health Advocacy Service
      • Family and Domestic Partner Coverage
      • Tax Savings Account (FSA and HSA)
      • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Coverage
      • Life, Accident, AD&D, Critical Illness Insurance
      • Fertility Coverage
      • Wellness Programs
      • Volunteer Time Off
      • Remote and Flex Work Options
      • Technology Stipend
      • Paid Tuition Program
      • Auto/Homeowners, Pet and Legal Insurance
      • Exclusive Discount Programs
      • Adoption Assistance
      • Career Development Programs
      • Mental Health Care Programs
      • Family Care Services
      • 2nd.MD, a virtual expert medical consultation service

      Benefits vary based on employment status. Part-time/Visiting Professors positions may not be eligible for all benefits.
      We believe diversity is essential to our educational mission and to the success of our community. We are committed to fostering a working environment where differences are respected, valued and embraced.

      Other details

      • Job Family Strategic Enrollment Title IV: Admissions
      • Job Function Strategic Enrollment Title IV
      • Pay Type Hourly
      • Hiring Rate $21.63
      • Required Education Some College
  • About the company

      DeVry University is a private for-profit university with its headquarters in Naperville, Illinois, and campuses throughout the United States.