Admissions Coordinator (SDR)

Kenzie Academy is looking for an admissions coordinator to join our fast-growing, Indianapolis-based startup that’s reimagining education. You will work with the marketing and recruiting team to recruit students for the Kenzie technical training program, and manage applicants through the recruiting funnel.

There is TREMENDOUS opportunity for growth in this role. Tell us what your goals are and we’ll help you get there.

 

About Kenzie Academy

Kenzie Academy, a tech apprenticeship program that develops modern tech workers, reimagines higher education, combining training in the latest tech skills, real-world work experience, and mentorship from industry experts. Kenzie offers courses in Software Engineering, UX Engineering and Digital Marketing, paired with apprenticeships, closing the gap between school and employment.

 

What We're Looking For

  • Passion for our Mission: To equip people from Middle America with the necessary skills, experience, and access needed to build successful careers in tech.

  • Sales Experience: You understand how to sell an idea and have experience selling something to the public.

  • Experience in Recruiting: You’ve worked to find and select candidates for a job or other opportunity.

  • Hustle: Ready to roll your sleeves up and help us build a successful company.

  • Love of People & a Brand Ambassador: You’ll be a representative of Kenzie to students, employer partners, guests, and more. You need to love interacting with people and consistently act as a brand ambassador of Kenzie Academy in every internal and external interaction you have.

  • Self-Starter: At Kenzie, we move fast. You’ll need to be able to dive in and figure out what needs to get done.

  • Easygoing, Flexible, and a Team Player: You need to be willing to persevere through tough situations, be resilient, be flexible when things don’t go according to plan, and be willing to work closely with any member of the Kenzie team to get something done.

  • At least 1-3 years of recent full life-cycle recruiting

  • At least 1 year in a high-volume, agency setting is preferred

  • Must have prior experience with managing candidates and documentation in an applicant tracking system and conducting BOTH internet and database sourcing

    + Past experience with intern, college, or entry-level recruiting is a plus

  • 2-5 years experience in technical recruiting preferred

About the Role

As an Admissions Coordinator at Kenzie you will focus more on inbound lead qualification, moving leads into and through the sales funnel, and setting up qualified appointments with potential students for our admissions advisors.

You will work directly with interested leads as well as applicants at the first stage of the application process and supporting the admissions team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Applicant Communications & Information Sharing: You will directly interact with applicants, answering questions, explaining the Kenzie program, hosting campus tours, and consistently corresponding with applicants overtime until they officially start the application process.  

  • Application Process: Once an applicant applies, you will be responsible for scheduling and conducting discovery interviews, qualifying/disqualifying the lead, and keeping pipelines up-to-date.

  • Recruiting: You will proactively create and implement plans to recruit potential students to apply to Kenzie.

  • Community Facing Interactions: Identifying various community programs for Kenzie Academy to be involved with and offering our space to meet up groups.

 

Interested?

Contact Erika at erika@kenzie.academy with your resume and a paragraph explaining why you’d be a great fit for this job!

Kenzie Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Kenzie does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.