Sr Admissions Counselor-MCG

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 12, 2022
Full time Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt.

Job Description

Sr Admissions Counselor-MCG

Job ID: 240388
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary; Regular

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University –
Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information
The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine, and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

Job Summary
Job Posting Refresh
This position serves as the lead in counseling, recruiting, and processing applicants; provide direct supervision to two admissions counselors; participate in recruitment activities for prospective students within the state of GA; coordinate and oversee all aspects of new interview structure for the Medical College of Georgia.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Serve as primary processor, counselor and point of contact for Admissions initiative groups (approximately 300 applications per cycle), Serve as Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) coordinator during interview session; two dates in August for early decision cycle followed by every Tuesday and Thursday September to mid January; requires coordination of 16 applicants and eight preceptors per interview sessions (responsible for 600 applicants per admission cycle), Responsible for ensuring all interview days run smoothly (i.e. students appropriately assigned, preceptors with adequate equipment), Ensure that medical student tour guides are coordinated and assist with the day; ensure that preceptors time in and out is accurate and witnessed, Provide counseling for perspective applicants for continued contact, Serve as primary contact and MCG representative for designated colleges and universities within the state of Georgia; build relationships and provide support to prehealth advising office; travel to designated colleges/universities, Supervise two admissions counselors, Serve as back up for catering reservations in the absence of administrative assistant, Serve as back up for Director in his/her absence, Coordinate recruitment activities for admissions counselors for local designated areas, Assist director and associate Dean with recruitment strategies; propose new strategies for expansion of applicant pool and retention of high quality applicants (including but not limited to web based media, print media and recruitment video's).

Required Qualifications
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, along with five years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Master's Degree along with experience in admissions

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Excellent customer service, interpersonal, multi-tasking, organizational and verbal/written communication skills;
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and other computer software/databases;
Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines despite often interruptions, maintain confidentiality, keep accurate records and make independent decisions

Shift: Days/M-F *Work outside of normal business hours may be required

Pay Grade: 16

Salary: $41,846 - $54,117.89

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.
For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today!

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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