Admissions Counselor

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Nov 07, 2019
Full time   Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt.

Job Description


Admissions Counselor
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002573

Department: 3900711100-Admissions, Office Of

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Office of Admissions. The Admissions Counselor plans and carries out the recruitment and counseling of prospective students; serves as official representative of Georgia Southern University at college fairs, high school visits, and other recruitment activities within an assigned territory.

Essential Functions

Provides information concerning all aspects of the University to prospective students and their families.
Travels extensively (including overnight, week-long trips) to attend and present at college fairs, high schools, admission events and other community events to recruit for Georgia Southern University.
Plans strategic recruitment initiatives to meet enrollment goals for a set population or territory.
Encourages, promotes, and maintains favorable relations with school counselors and other educators.
Maintains regular correspondence with prospective students by telephone, email, and handwritten letters.
Promotes scholarship opportunities offered from the Office of Admissions to eligible students.
Works with co-workers to meet enrollment goals for assigned territory and new students.
Assists with various marketing activities, applicant file evaluation and a variety of other recruitment related activities.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

Minimum Experience Required:
One or more years of related work experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment

Preferred Education:

Preferred Experience::
Experience in college admissions or enrollment office; ability to assess student academic standing and extracurricular activities, and provide information on university programs, majors, admissions requirements and processes, and scholarship and financial aid resources

Salary Range: $33,300

Job Open Date: 11/06/2019

Job Closing Date: 11/27/2019

Special Instructions Summary:

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