The Consortium is hiring in its Operations Department

Are you interested in working for country’s oldest and most effective organization driving diversity in business leadership and education? Check out these positions.

Director of Operations & Application Processing

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (The Consortium) Chesterfield, MO
Reports to: Vice President, Program Administration
Direct report: Application Processor
Full-time Exempt

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is the country’s preeminent organization for promoting diversity and inclusion in American business. Through an annual competition, The Consortium awards merit-based, full-tuition fellowships to America’s best and brightest candidates attending one of our 19 member schools’ top-tier MBA programs. In conjunction with our member schools, sponsoring companies, and our elite group of MBA students and alumni, The Consortium has built a fifty-one year legacy of fostering inclusion and changing the ethnic and cultural face of American business.

Summary:

The Director of Operations & Application Processing will work on the Operations team and supervise the Application Processor. While managing the day-to-day operations, the primary responsibilities will include maintaining ApplyYourself and Connect EMT, processing a high-volume of applications, and coordinating the application flow with member schools.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Proficient software and systems user with the ability to learn software and systems such as Microsoft Office Products, ApplyYourself and Connect EMT.
  • Knowledge of ApplyYourself and Connect EMT a plus.
  • Two to five years of supervisory experience.
  • A high level of professionalism and a strong work ethic.
  • Capable of working effectively in diverse environments and with diverse constituencies.
  • Highly motivated self-starter capable of multi-tasking.
  • Outstanding team player who leads by example and works effectively with others across all departments to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Ability to be flexible and diplomatic in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to details and the ability to produce a quality work product.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Duties:

Application and Database Management (50%)

  • Leads the Operations team.
  • Provide support to staff and schools as needed in use of AY and Connect resources, customization, etc.
  • Processes Round 1 and Round 1 applications as needed.
  • Oversee AY Annual Updates and VIP page updates.
  • Work with Application Processor to create a consistent automated reporting system in AY and Connect.
  • Manages the release of applicant rankings to member schools.
  • Manages school-referred application process.
  • Partner with VP, Program Administration and Director, Recruiting to:
    • Compile and maintain data for the following reports; school profile reports, student status reports, applicant by member school data report, weekly report and applicant fee analysis report.

Fellowship Selection Meeting (20%)

  • Maintains the grid before, during and after the Fellowship Selection Meeting.
  • Manages admissions decision updates submitted by schools.
  • Manage decision import and export process updates and annual training for schools in preparation for Fellowship Selection Meeting.

Enrollment and Student Services (20%)

  • Oversee preparation of applicant offer letters and mailing of enrollment and OP documents in conjunction with Application Processor.
  • Work jointly with Recruiting to maintain list and count of offers and accept/decline for incoming class.
  • Solicit and update student status reports from schools annually.
  • Maintain enrollment and graduation records for each Consortium class.

Orientation Program (5%)

  • Serve as one of the on-site staff team leaders at OP.
  • Attend weekly OP Preparation meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Duties (5%)

  • Assist Director, Recruiting in developing and implementing routine training for new members of the Operations and Recruiting Team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Processor

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (The Consortium) Chesterfield, MO
Reports to: Director of Operations & Application Processing
Full-time Exempt

Summary:

The Application Processor will work on the Operations team and provide support to the Recruiting team. While assisting Operations, the primary responsibilities will include processing a high-volume of applications, coordinating the application flow with member schools and maintaining the in-house inquiry database and tracking system.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Proficient software and systems user with the ability to learn software and systems such as of Microsoft Office Products, Apply Yourself and Connect EMT.
  • A high level of professionalism and a strong work ethic.
  • Capable of working effectively in diverse environments and with diverse constituencies.
  • Highly motivated self-starter capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing competing demands.
  • Outstanding team player who leads by example and works effectively with others across all departments to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Ability to be flexible and diplomatic in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to details and ability to produce a quality work product.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Duties:

  • Maintains in-house inquiry database and tracking system.
  • Receives and processes application materials.
  • Tracks correspondence sent to information session attendees, prospects and applicants.
  • Monitors recruiting material inventory.
  • Coordinate the packing and shipment of recruitment materials for events.
  • Facilitate application releases to schools.
  • Respond to inquiries and requests from prospective students, member schools and other constituents as needed.
  • Coordinate annual updates with Director of Operations & Application Processing, assigned schools, and Hobsons.
  • Organize and maintain archive files and data.
  • Create Fellowship and Membership Letters.
  • Serve as one of the on-site staff at OP.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To be considered for these positions, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@cgsm.org. Telephone calls will not be accepted.