Career Services at Pinchot

Pinchot graduates are highly engaged in their fields and are excited about taking on great challenges in the world. Our emphasis on career development, leading edge job seeking strategies and our extensive network is why we have a job placement rate on par with the Ivy League.

Our graduates practice what they preach – and employers notice it. Alumni are engaged in a myriad of industries, with the most common being food systems, business consulting, sustainability, energy, finance and education. Some graduates choose to start their own ventures, while a majority bring a spirit of intrapreneurship to existing organizations.

Developing and Advancing your Career

Career Services information is located on our internal website, the Commons, where you’ll find centralized career support at Pinchot. All of these resources have been specifically designed with the needs of the Pinchot community in mind. Key features of Career Services at Pinchot include: a Job Board, access to career workshops, one-on-one career counseling sessions and career support groups.

Employer Satisfaction

Impact is not just about getting the job; you have to be able to perform once you’re there. Through our employer satisfaction survey, employers have expressed time and again how well-prepared and knowledgeable our graduates are, reflected in our 86 percent employer satisfaction rate. These employers continue to seek Pinchot learners and alumni in their goal of finding the best minds in sustainable business and organizational leadership.

Careers to Change Organizations, Self and the World

Employment at Pinchot

Pinchot is an entrepreneurial institution offering some of the country’s leading sustainable business and organizational leadership programs. Our students are bright, mature, capable and committed to building a better world. They inspire us every day.

We seek exceptional faculty and administrative academic leaders to continually improve our successful start-up program and further advance its level of performance and impact. We’re currently accepting resumes and cover letters for the following position:

Admissions Representative

The Admissions Representative’s primary responsibility is to support the administrative flow of the Admissions Department at Pinchot University contributing to the successful recruitment of Pinchot students. This person will be primarily responsible for providing front line customer service to prospective students and handling office administration and application processing for the admissions department.  

Responsibilities:

Customer Service and Outreach: As a potential point of first contact, professionalism, poise, and kindness are critical to success in this role. Answers admissions department telephone, answering general student questions and inquiries. Promptly captures and reports new student information to admissions team. Assist in the recruitment of new students by performing outgoing calls to prospective students, as directed, to invite students to events, schedule appointments, follow up on missing items for applications, and otherwise promote interest and action within our interest pool.

Admissions File Coordination: Handles application paperwork and processing of admissions files. Enters inquiry and application data into SalesForce. Tracks incoming application items and keeps database accurately updated.

Office Administration: Organizes and establishes systems for office work flow and functionality. Proactively manages office administrative tasks, such as creating marketing packets, filing, mailings, ordering supplies, etc.

Admissions Events:  As needed, supports Admissions Department with on and off campus admissions related events, i.e. Open Houses, Sustainable Saturdays, Evening MBA Visits. Helps coordinate event details, set up, and prepare related materials. Willingness to work occasional nights and weekends required.

Marketing: Research new means and markets for referral sources in an increasingly competitive MBA landscape. Assists marketing and communications team with needs related to events, website, copy writing and online calendars.

Other: Performs other duties as assigned.

 Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

  • Demonstrates positive and clear communication skills
  • Provides superior customer service and follow up with prospective student questions and requests
  • Can juggle multiple competing projects and responsibilities
  • Strong people skills with a high level of comfort in persuading and talking to new people.
  • Superior organization skills and ability to manage ongoing administrative tasks with attention the detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work individually as well as in a collaborative team environment
  • Persistence combined with a positive attitude and approach to work and others – self motivating work style.
  • Proficient with Google Apps and Microsoft Office Suite. Sales Force experience a plus
  • Demonstrated interest or experience in higher education and/or sustainable business strongly preferred.
  • One to two years professional work experience. Work within education and/or customer service focus a plus.

Educational Requirements:     Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience required. Master’s degree a plus.

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to hiring@pinchot.edu