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Associate, Admissions

Location: Bronx, NY
Reports to: Senior Manager, Admissions and Retention

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Per Scholas is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented individual to serve as the Associate, Admissions within our Program Operations department in New York.

The Associate, Admissions is responsible for supporting the admissions process in New York which includes leading daily information sessions, assessing and interviewing candidates, maintaining data on all applicants in Salesforce, and coordinating special projects and events like graduations and class kickoffs.

All training tracks require technical interviews. For this reason, information technology knowledge is a preferred requirement of this position.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Lead daily information sessions and assessment exams for prospective candidates
  • Conduct candidate interviews to select candidates based on eligibility criteria
  • Coordinate final round interviews and manage the final selection process
  • Enter real-time data on all applicants to the training program
  • Use data to drive tactical decisions on the admissions process
  • Coordinate class kickoffs and graduations
  • Make appropriate referrals for students not selected for the training program
  • Respond to inquiries from prospective candidates via email and phone
  • Assist in maintaining applicant and student records
  • Assist in coordination of special projects and events
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

Professional Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or higher or equivalent combination of High School Diploma and relevant work experience
  • A+ certification; knowledge of networking and programming languages preferred
  • Excellent written communication, presentation, and customer service skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel; knowledge of Salesforce.com preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Typing speed of 35 wpm or higher
  • Prior knowledge of Per Scholas operations is a plus

Personal Characteristics

  • You thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced startup environment with people who are passionate about their work and mission. 
  • You are data-driven, result-oriented and a forward-looking catalyst for social change.
  • You have a collaborative and flexible work style. You’re excited to work cross-functionally with other departments and independently.
  • You are an effective communicator with strong oral and written skills.
  • You are strong at managing your time, and you can balance multiple projects and tasks.
  • You stand behind our mission, believing that individuals from any community should have access to well-paying career positions, and that talent should be recognized and recruited from many diverse sources.

WHY WORK HERE?

We believe our staff is the heart and soul of the organization. Our workplace culture is challenging, supportive, collaborative and mission-driven. We take a genuine interest in career paths and work-life balance and take contributing ideas from staff at all levels. Working at Per Scholas means working somewhere full of engaging, savvy, diverse people who care deeply about pushing our work forward.
You’ll enjoy a welcoming and professional environment, self-development opportunities, innovative technology, and benefits such as healthcare and a 401K match.  If you want to work in a progressive organization, where you can build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, we would love to hear from you.

ABOUT PER SCHOLAS:

Per Scholas is a national nonprofit that drives positive and proven social change in communities across the country. Through rigorous and tuition-free technology training and professional development, we prepare motivated and curious adults who are unemployed or underemployed for successful careers as IT professionals, and we create on-ramps to businesses in need of their talents. Today we provide our solutions in six cities across the country: Atlanta, GA; Greater Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; the National Capital Region; and New York. To date, Per Scholas has trained over 7,000 individuals, helping them build lasting, life-changing skills and careers in technology.

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to email our talent team at jobs@perscholas.org. We look forward to viewing your application!

Learn more at perscholas.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here.

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