We are the College Internship Program (CIP), and we have been helping young adults on the autism spectrum and with learning differences find success in college, employment, and independent living in our centers across the US since 1984.
CIP’s programs are specially designed to help young adults make successful transitions from adolescence to young adulthood. Our vision is to challenge the norms of what people with learning differences can achieve.
The National Admissions Manager oversees an efficient admissions operation and process at CIP focused on attaining goals while contributing to the continued growth of the organization and admissions department. This role reports directly to the National Director of Admissions, supervises national admissions staff members, and has dotted-line oversight of admissions staff located at each of CIP’s centers.
The ideal candidate for this position has sales management experience, preferably in education, with a passion and desire for building and growing CIP’s admissions team in order to deliver on the mission.
- Sets a vision for the admissions team and develops a clear process to support that vision and meet established admissions goals (qualitative as well as quantitative).
- Provides regular feedback and support to admissions staff, and ensures their readiness to perform roles through ongoing training and development.
- Creates sales forecasts, tracks metrics, and reports data on a regular basis.
- Forecasts on weekly and monthly activity to ensure accurate tracking toward performance goals.
- Leads regular meetings with the admissions team and leadership to clarify performance, forecast, and process enhancements.
- In addition to the overall process, oversees the contracting and enrollment processes within the Admissions Department.
- Exceptional process orientation and continuous drive to improve.
- People leadership skills – can clearly articulate department goals and holds self and team to account.
- Analytical; understands performance data and interprets in order to maximize enrollment options; understands the importance of data integrity.
- Strong communication skills; ability to operate within a matrixed environment.
- Detail-oriented and excellent time-management skills.
- Integrity; delicately handles sensitive information.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Previous experience with multi-phased sales processes, including management of personnel.
- Track record of process improvement.
- Experience successfully managing teams with diverse roles.
- Experience working in an educational setting and/or with neurodiverse populations is preferred.