Manager, Recruitment and Admissions

Posted by
Per Scholas Inc.
Detroit, MI
Published 22 days ago

The Manager, Admissions is responsible for overseeing the recruitment and enrollment process for prospective students which includes leading information sessions, assessing and interviewing candidates, maintaining data on all applicants in Salesforce, and building relationships with local organizations to maintain a pipeline of viable candidates for the program.

REPORTS TO: Managing Director 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage application process, including conducting phone screens, administering the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), scheduling and participating in face-to-face candidate interviews, and notifying applicants of their acceptance status
  • Lead daily information and assessment sessions for prospective candidates
  • Ensure all data regarding stakeholder groups (applicants, students, volunteers, community based organizations, etc.) is accurately entered in Salesforce on a regular basis
  • Use data to drive tactical decisions on the admissions process
  • Work with national Digital Marketing Manager to run recruitment ads on digital channels
  • Establish and maintain relationships at referral partner organizations (nonprofits and government agencies)
  • Attend networking events to increase Per Scholas’ visibility in the community
  • Make referrals to supportive services and/or alternative programs for applicants, as appropriate
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc reports, as requested
  • Recruit, oversee, and ensure the quality of work of interns and volunteers
  • Other duties as determined by the Managing Director

Additional Responsibilities

  • Respond to inquiries from prospective candidates
  • Assist in maintaining applicant records in order.
  • Provide telephone coverage as needed.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
  • Coordinate class kick offs and graduations

Qualifications and Requirements

  • HS Diploma; Associate's Degree or higher preferred
  • Excellent written communication, presentation, and customer service skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel; knowledge of 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


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 welcome 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 casual professional environment, self-development opportunities, innovative technology, and benefits like health care 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.


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 technology professionals, and we create onramps to businesses in need of their talents. Today we provide our solutions in fourteen cities across the country: Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Greater Boston, MA; Greater Cincinnati, OH; the National Capital Region; Newark, NJ, New York, NY; and Philadelphia, PA. To date, Per Scholas has trained more than 10,000 individuals, helping them build lasting, life changing skills and careers in technology.

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.

The Manager, Admissions is responsible for overseeing the recruitment and enrollment process for prospective students which includes leading information sessions, assessing and interviewing candidates, maintaining data on all…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 14, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 14, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level


401k, healthcare, dental, vision, vacation

401k, healthcare, dental, vision, vacation


Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Detroit, MI
Associated Location
3031 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
Suite 250

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