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Regional Recruitment Coordinator

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 24, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Regional Recruitment Coordinator

Job ID: 230417
Location: Georgia Southern - Atlanta
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Atlanta, GA

Department Information
0711100 - Office of Admissions

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Freshman Admissions, the Regional Recruitment Coordinator will manage all phases of recruitment, admissions, and events within the assigned territory of metro-Atlanta, North Georgia and States not contiguous to Georgia. This position provides students with accurate and timely information about the admission and enrollment processes, institutional policies, academic programs, and support services. The Coordinator will assist students in exploring their options at Georgia Southern that are consistent with their interests, abilities, and goals. Building strong external relationships with alums, school counselors, community leaders and other educators are all significant functions of this position. This position will work closely with the Assistant Director to develop on-campus relationships with key partners in the Honors and Leadership office to manage the enrollment of new students for those programs.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Plan and manage the recruitment events for the assigned territory.
  • Responsible for 31.7% of first-time freshman enrollment
  • Assist with transfer/non-traditional fairs as needed
  • Recruit students in all non-border (to Georgia) states
  • Travel extensively to attend and present at college fairs, high schools, admission events, and other community events to recruit prospective students. Travel may extend into other recruitment territories and may include night and weekend work
  • In collaboration with the Assistant Director, plan strategic recruitment initiatives to meet enrollment goals for assigned territory
  • Create presentations, attend events, and hosts events tailored to school counselors, community-based organizations, prospective students, and their families
  • Develop strong relationships with school counselors and other educators in assigned territory
  • Maintain regular correspondence with prospective students by email, social media, phone calls, and text messaging
  • Work closely with the Alumni Office to attend events they have in the metro Atlanta area in order to recruit legacy students
  • Develop meaningful ways to promote our Honors College, Leadership program, and Admissions scholarship opportunities
  • Use the Slate CRM to monitor the progress of the territory, track travel, and schedule visits with prospective students

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree

Required Experience
  • Two or more years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Higher Education or other related field

Preferred Experience
  • Experience in college admissions or enrollment management
  • Experience in sales or marketing
  • Experience with a CRM system

Proposed Salary
$36,500 - $39,900

This is a non-exempt position

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work independently from remote locations
  • Ability to prioritize

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Knowledge about resources and ability to communicate information clearly to students and parents

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Use effective communication and human relations skills
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and experience working with diverse populations
  • Public speaking expertise
  • Demonstrated organizational skills

Apply Before Date
August 13, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at .

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or .

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Valid driver's license

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed remotely
  • Work week often extends beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • Extensive recruitment travel required
  • Occasional travel required between campuses for training and other important events
  • Ability to drive a university vehicle

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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