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Call Center Representative

Company: American Career College
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Summary: Call Center Representative is responsible for providing excellent Customer Service in accordance with the mission and values of the company. Manages a high volume of inbound and outbound calls for both American Career College and West Coast University. Follows different communication Scripts based on call type. Performs data entry for all inbound inquiry calls (name, address, email, phone number, consents for texting and auto dial, etc.) and warm transfers the call to an Admissions team member based on program of interest and school brand. Receives some inbound calls for campus departments and follows scripts, processes. In some instances, Representative will pre-qualify and schedule appointments for the prospective student to visit the campus and meet with our Admissions team. Places outbound re-contact calls on a daily basis using an automated telephone dialer and updates prospective record with outcomes of call (call attempts, etc.). May perform other duties as assigned. - - Responsibilities:

Call Center Representative essential functions include answering a high volume of inbound calls/outbound dials and providing outstanding customer service to prospective students, fellow co-workers, and executives. Always friendly, patient, and positive with the goal of exceeding expectations and satisfaction. Incoming department calls: Receives and screens inbound calls for both American Career College and West Coast University. - Routes them to appropriate departments or individuals at the campuses. Takes detailed/accurate messages and forwards accordingly. - Incoming Inquiry calls for American Career College & West Coast University: Follows Scripts based on call and provides information to prospective students in response to inquiries; performs data entry of personal information (name, address, source, email, phone number, etc.), transfer calls to the Admissions team member and assigns the CRM record/information to the advisor based on rotation. - Maintains related records/information on calls and distribution. For WCU Online, additional pre-qualification questions apply. Outbound Re-contact calls/campaigns: Responsible for outbound calls for Both American Career College and West Coast University using a Telephone Automatic dialing system to all web/affiliate inquiries that inquire via the internet. - Information is automatically pushed to dialer and CC rep dials out, confirms information, and warm transfers the call to the Admissions team based on program of interest and location on a rotation basis. - Maintains related records/information on calls and distribution. For WCU Online and Center for Graduate Studies, additional pre-qualification questions apply. Appointment Setting: When Advisors are not available, follow script and schedule Info-Sessions and/or appointments for prospective students to visit the campus. Review campus and program specific InfoSession schedule. Provide details on address and other pertinent information based on Program. - Set up the appointment in the CRM system. - Finally, when necessary email Admissions Advisor of any special details. Inbound Employer calls: - Follows script and takes appropriate information for Career Service Employer calls. - Transfers call to program specialist accordingly or takes a detailed message and forwards. Disqualification Queue/View: - Monitor throughout the day and review the invalid inquiries Admissions Advisors are submitting and process accordingly (DNC requires update in the CRM file and DNC system, random Customer Service call to confirm Invalidation, switch between campuses, email communication for rejections, etc.). - Once that is completed, Approve or Reject each of the submissions/files. - Not Acknowledge Queue/View: Monitor throughout the day and review the inquiries that have been returned to the queue. - Re-assign each of the records to an Admissions Advisor. - - Adheres to College/University policies and procedures and conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the College/University's Code of Ethical Conduct, Compliance Agreement, Sexual Harassment Policy or any of its policies and procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards. Maintains regular and timely attendance, reports to work as scheduled and as required to meet the needs of the College/University and assures time worked and/or time-off is recorded properly. - Exercises care, proper use and maintenance of department equipment and supplies, identifies unsafe conditions and makes appropriate adjustments. Maintains order, cleanliness and safety at work. Performs other duties as assigned. - -Education:
  • -High School Graduate or equivalent required. - - Knowledge/Experience: -
    Requires basic knowledge of standards and processes within a narrow scope of work. - Minimum 2 years experience preferred. May require vocational or technical education in addition to prior work experience. Customer Service experience. A minimum of one to two years' experience as a Call Center, Customer Service Representative, receptionist, or office related position. Experience with handling a high volume of telephone calls with courtesy, speed, and accuracy. Telephone Auto Dialing System experience preferred. - - Qualifications/Skills:
    Excellent Customer Service skills (patient, friendly, upbeat attitude). Ability to type a minimum of 40WPM. Ability to operate a telephone switchboard and/or telephone automatic dialing system. Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekend. Some knowledge in Microsoft office. Ability to demonstrate strong professional verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle difficult callers in a professional manner with a goal in mind of completing the call on a positive note. - Ability to multi-task and function well under pressure. Ability to maintain confidentiality of all associate, student, and administrative information. - Ability for work effectively in a high ethnic and culturally diverse student and associate community. Able to multi-task and have great problem solving skills. Detail Oriented Bilingual skills are not mandatory, but are an asset. CRM knowledge preferred. #LI-CM1 #HEJ ABOUT US
    American Career College's commitment to quality education for over 40 years has provided students excellence in hands-on healthcare training at our campuses in Ontario, Los Angeles, and Orange County. American Career College is dedicated to the belief that all students have the right to succeed and reach their full potential. To meet this challenge in postsecondary education, American Career College's mission is to provide adult learners with the skills and technical knowledge needed for initial employment in entry-level positions. With more than 50,000 graduates, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the support of our communities by educating quality healthcare professionals, collaborating with incredible people, and grow in your own profession.Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:
    • Health & Wellness
    • Financial & Retirement
    • Family & Parenting
    • Vacation & Time Off
    • Perks & Discount
    • Professional DevelopmentAmerican Career College is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.Campus: ACC Campus Support Services
      Function: Support

Keywords: American Career College, Lake Forest , Call Center Representative, Other , Lake Forest, California

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