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Assistant Center Director

Company: Sylvan Learning Center of Illinois
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARYThe Assitant Center Director will support the Center director andis responsible for managing the overall customer experience, sales, and localmarketing strategies of the Center to achieve performance goals and grow the Center. The Assitant Director is also responsible for managing the day-to-day Center operations to ensure a consistent,quality educational experience for Sylvan customers while managing costs. He/she ensures thatpolicies and procedures are executed according to Sylvan standards. This job is a part-time job with the potential to become full time with the performance of the centerESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSThe assistant director supports the Center Director with the following activities

  • Ensures timely and high-quality personal customer service response to all calls and walk-ininquiries; Ensures calls get answered during business hours
  • Manages the day-to-day operation of the Center
  • Supports sales and expense financial targets
  • Monitors and tracks Center performance, Profit and Loss controls, revenues, expenses, and feecollection; Recommends and implements interventions to improve performance
  • Selects, develops, motivates, and monitors Center staff; Conducts regular performance reviews
  • Reviews all corporate communication and ensures communications flow to the Centers staff
  • Ensures good instructional management
  • Confers with customers at each stage of the customer lifecycle; Directs the sales and serviceprocess throughout the customer lifecycle to keep customers enrolled
  • Promotes financing options that meet the customers needs and manages theapplication/closing process
  • Manages marketing and sales activities to drive new enrollments
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with teachers, educational specialists andother school administrators and parent/teacher organizations
  • Conducts school visits to establish and maintain relationships with school personnel forpartnership and marketing purposes
  • Ensures the professional appearance of the Center according to Sylvan standards
  • Ensures adherence to established Sylvan operating standards with particular attention tostudent safety and well-beingKNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
    • Four-year degree required. Educational required preferred
    • A minimum of three years of customer service experience; Retail sales experience required
    • Experience in an educational industry highly preferred
    • Experience using Microsoft Office and other standard business applications used by the Center,including current social media tools
    • Experience using Microsoft Word and other standard business applications used by the Center
    • Knowledge of general office equipment such as copiers, printers, and office phones
    • Experience using social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) preferred
    • Familiarity with instructional technology and tablet computers preferredSKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
      • Strong customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills; Outgoing people-orientedapproach preferred
      • Proven ability to effectively use customer service and consultative sales skills to establish andbuild relationships
      • Proven sales skills with a strong sense of urgency
      • Strong presentation skills for small group opportunities
      • Ability to track and interpret business metrics and financial statements
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Strong word processing, data entry, and other administrative skills
      • Strong organizational skills; Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and be flexible
      • Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing; Ability to proofread and edit copy
      • Ability to work collaboratively; Strong team player
      • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
      • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to ten poundsThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be a complete list of all job responsibilities or skills, knowledge, and abilitiesrequired.

Keywords: Sylvan Learning Center of Illinois, Arlington Heights , Assistant Center Director, Executive , Vernon Hills, Illinois

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