About Us: Through the power of education, Penn Foster helps more than a hundred thousand students each year gain the knowledge, the skills, and the confidence to help them on their paths toward career and life success! Join our team and help change a life, or make a dream come true.
Open the Door to YOUR Future with Penn Foster
Hiring Admissions Specialists NOW
In this exciting and rewarding role, you’ll consult with new students and enroll them in Penn Foster programs that set them on a path towards achieving their personal goals. Penn Foster is an online, accredited College, High School and Career School. As an Admissions Specialist, you’ll work independently, yet be a part of a dynamic, high-energy environment and culture that’s all about putting STUDENTS FIRST.
With offices across the country, Penn Foster has been a fixture in the Scranton area for more than 125 years. We’re growing again and need to fill a limited number of positions now. If you’re ready to open the door to your future, let us know…you may be the person we’re looking for. Check us out at www.pennfoster.edu
Top specialists earn over 30K/year
Work from home possible after 3 months
Starting shift 11:30am-8pm Mon-Fri, with one weekend shift per quarter required
Day One Benefits
Onsite cafeteria and Gym…and FREE hot beverages
We also offer educational reimbursement and you can take Penn Foster programs at NO COST
What You Will Be Doing
The Admissions Specialist will speak to prospective Penn Foster students via telephone, at all times endeavoring to serve their best interests by learning their goals, identifying an educational program that will help them achieve those goals, and motivating them to begin that program using exceptional, enthusiastic service that consistently exceeds expectations. The Specialist will employ as a hospitality-based sales methodology to encourage enrollment.
This position is on-site at our Scranton, PA campus, conveniently located off of Interstate 81, and offers over 100,000 square feet of meeting and workspace.
Primary Job Responsibilities
How we define success in this role:
To excel as an Admissions Specialist, you will need to be a strong, persuasive communicator, possessing acute listening skills, empathy and cultural sensitivity. This role rewards performance, and the best candidates will be driven to exceed goals.
Physical Job Requirements and Demands
The Admissions Specialist can expect to sit for lengthy periods of time in an office environment, and will spend the majority of their shift on the phone talking to prospective students.
We offer a competitive base salary plus incentives, a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, generous paid time off, plus a 401K with a company match.
The Admissions Specialist is an hourly wage position, and is eligible for overtime, as dictated by business needs. The Fair and Standard Labor Act (FLSA) regulates such positions, and more information on FLSA and EEOC is available at the US Department of Labor’s website (http://www.dol.gov).
Penn Foster is an equal opportunity employer.
The Penn Foster Culture Code:
To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit us at https://www.pennfoster.edu/why-penn-foster/about/careers