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Associate Director of Admissions

Georgia College
Georgia, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Aug 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Associate Director of Admissions About Us

Welcome to Georgia College's employment website, and thank you for your interest in employment at our university. Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia College. 

In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity. 

Job Summary

The Assistant/Associate Director of Regional Recruitment is responsible for supervising the Regional Admissions Counselors. This position works with the regional Admissions Counselors to develop and oversee their recruitment plans, daily schedules, and assignment of tasks as needed for the Office of Admissions. The Assistant/Associate Director of Regional Recruitment, under the guidance of the Executive Director of Admissions creates the out-of-state and regional recruitment plan, provides guidance to the modification of recruitment/outreach communication pieces, which include; emails, publications, and text messages. The Assistant/Associate Director of Regional Recruitment will also have a recruitment territory (feeder high schools within the state of Georgia and some out-of-state territories).


Supervision - 30

Supervises, assigns tasks and provides support and guidance for the Regional Admissions Counselors, including analyzing applicant reports of the Counselors to guide them in recruitment efforts, and teaching and utilizing data and trends to assist the Counselors in creating a recruitment plan for specific geographic territories.

Traveling - 30
Travels to National, Georgia PROBE, and other college fairs in order to meet prospective students and their families. Answers questions from students and families. Schedules, coordinates and conducts high school visits and speaking engagements. Composes appropriate correspondence for follow- up with prospective students.

Reporting - 15
Data management and reporting - Assumes additional responsibilities and duties assigned by the Executive Director of Admissions and Assistant VP for Enrollment Management.

Coordinating - 20
Coordination of recruitment travel and outreach for prospective undergraduate students.

Other - 5
Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Admissions.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree

Other Required Qualifications
Driver's License

Required Experience
Four years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of university admissions requirements. Effective communication skills. Effective organizational skills. Ability to use independent judgment in making admissions decisions. Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and communication skills, and polished public speaking skills. An appreciation and understanding for marketing and sales from an educational perspective. Familiarity with computers and software, especially the BANNER Student Information System. Familiarity with a CRM. Proven driving skills, a good sense of direction, and a solid familiarity with the state's highway, roadway, and interstate system.

Supervisory experience is highly recommended.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to multi-task and assign multiple employees projects & work with employees to meet deadlines.

Ability to multi-task.

Ability to use various reporting systems (ex. CRM).

Ability to review and interpret data trends for metro Atlanta region and out-of-state markets to offer suggestions on strategic travel.

Ability to create, edit, and revise communication pieces that cater to wide variety of prospective students, parents, College Counselors, and colleagues.

Excellent knowledge of Excel.

Excellent planning skills.
Proper communication etiquette.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.

Other Information

This is a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
Yes, this position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).

This position will be subject to pre-employment drug screening and follow-up random drug screenings may occur during the employment period.

Applicants will be asked to provide a writing sample as well as a portfolio of work samples demonstrating previous work.  

Background Check

  • Position of Trust
  • Standard Enhanced + Education & DMV
  • This position will be subject to pre-employment drug screening and follow-up random drug screenings may occur during the employment period.
GC&SU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action institution, with a commitment to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. For more information, please visit our web page at
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