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Special Projects Coordinator

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 25, 2021

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Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
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Full Time
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Special Projects Coordinator

Job ID: 230948
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
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, bachelor's, master's 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.

Department Information
Vice President of Enrollment Management

Job Summary
The Special Projects Coordinator will provide support to the Vice President and Associate Vice Presidents in the Division of Enrollment Management, ensure training and development to Division departments and staff, and complete special projects related to enrollment to support the Division and Institution's goals.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Provide assistance to Associate Vice Presidents on special projects related to enrollment and division departmental initiatives
  • Serve as a liaison to the Division's committees
  • Manage Division-wide communications including serving as web content owner
  • Coordinate new employee training and onboarding processes
  • Track division professional development progress
  • Lead planning for semester division workshops/training
  • Review and produce summary reports and presentations on enrollment data
  • Assist with administrative support such as purchasing, supervising student assistants, and providing meeting support (scheduling/minutes)

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience
  • Three (3) or more years related experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience
  • Functional higher education and Enrollment Management functional area (Admissions, Research, Human Resources/Training, Registrar, Financial Aid, Bursar, etc.) or related experience
  • Proven success in utilizing Microsoft Excel for data presentation and analysis
  • Experience in presentation development showing data trends

Proposed Salary

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 e-mail with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, e-mail, and/or applications as required for specific position with specific emphasis on Excel/Google Sheets for data presentation and analysis
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and secure information sensitive in nature
  • Ability to create and maintain professional presentations/slide decks

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support the University's mission for student success

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service-centered work ethic
  • Exceptional and effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Apply Before Date
August 23, 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

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 in an office environment
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • Periodic travel may be required

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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