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Graduate Program Coordinator

South University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 22, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Monday, October 24, 2022 What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University is a private institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population.

Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students' skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.

Visit today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.

South University, the right direction for a brighter future.






Tuition Assistant Program

Long/Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

401K Match

Generous Paid Time Off

12 Paid Holidays

* includes domestic partner coverage


The Graduate Program Coordinator is responsible for the admissions process in the Anesthesiologist Assistant and Physician Assistant Programs. This includes reviewing applications, organizing recruitment and interview events, responding to potential applicant inquiries and questions, and completing the necessary steps for successful enrollment of accepted applicants


  • Manage the program's admission database (WebAdMIT) and participate in training and updates for the system.
  • Coordinate interviews (on-campus/virtual) for candidates for admission
  • Assist the programs' leadership with planning and implementation of new student orientation.
  • Oversee the entry of matriculant data and scanning of admissions documents into the university's student database.
  • Participate in recruitment activities for the Anesthesiologist Assistant and Physician Assistant programs, including but not limited to program open houses, college visits, and virtual open houses.
  • Assist in the development and revision of the program's promotional materials, including but not limited to print materials and website.
  • Participate in continuing education and/or service endeavors related to AA/PA program admissions.
  • Assist in planning program activities: orientation, graduation, CPR certification courses, alumni events.
  • Answer inquiries and applicant questions regarding admissions requirements.
  • Host prospective student campus tours.
  • Facilitate completion of required matriculant activities for accepted students (payment of tuition deposit, FA meetings, complete Enrollment Agreement, registration, etc.)
  • Perform administrative tasks for the Graduate Programs and assist with special projects.
  • Adhere to university policies as described in the Employee Handbook, job description, or other separate guidelines.
  • Remain in compliance with South University's academic policies and procedures, educational policies, both SACSCOC and programmatic accreditation standards, and state agency regulations.
  • Uphold Program/Department/College initiatives designed to achieve student outcomes, and Campus/community relations.
  • Assist with other responsibilities as determined by the Program Director and/or the Campus Dean of Academic Affairs and Retention.

  • Bachelor's Degree required with a Master's Degree preferred.
  • Related experience working in a post-secondary institution preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with faculty, staff, and student populations.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Strong computer and analytical skills.
  • Work effectively as either a leader or a team member to ensure that departmental goals are met.
  • Ability to prioritize work and perform well under pressure.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to comply with regulatory requirements with respect to student academic records and other documentation

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, video conference, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.

South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

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