Admissions Counselor

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Feb 08, 2020
Full time   Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt.

Job Description


Admissions Counselor
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002645

Department: 3900711100-Admissions, Office Of

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Office of Admissions. The Transfer Admissions Counselor works collaboratively with Admissions staff in recruiting transfer, transient, and non-traditional students to Georgia Southern University in support of its goals for enrollment.

Essential Functions
  • Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
  • Provides information concerning all aspects of the University to prospective transfer, transient, post-baccalaureate, and non-traditional students and their supporters.
  • Travels extensively (including overnight, week-long trips) to attend and present at college fairs, two-year colleges, admissions events and other community events to recruit for Georgia Southern University.
  • Plans strategic recruitment initiatives to meet enrollment goals for transfer, transient, post-baccalaureate, and non-traditional undergraduate students.
  • Maintains regular correspondence with prospective students by telephone, email, and handwritten letters.
  • Assists with various marketing activities, applicant file evaluation and a variety of other recruitment related activities.
  • Serves as a daily counselor on call, helping any student or supporter seeking information regarding admission, and hosts daily information sessions to campus visitors.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

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 Collegiate 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: Minimum $33,300

Job Open Date: 02/07/2020

Job Closing Date: 2/28/2020

Special Instructions Summary:

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Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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