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Assistant Director of Admissions Events

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 13, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Full Time
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Assistant Director of Admissions Events & Visitation

Job ID: 249230
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full 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 associate's, 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.


Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Office of Admissions

Job Summary

Serving as a member of the Admissions Leadership Team, this position directs recruitment event planning and execution to meet new student enrollment goals for the University. This includes the coordination of daily campus visits, group tours, and on-campus events such as open houses, informational sessions, counselor breakfasts, and accepted students days and arrangement of virtual and off-campus events such as school counselor luncheons, regional information sessions, accepted student receptions, and virtual information sessions for various audiences. The Assistant Director supervises full time staff, student workers, and student volunteers who assist with recruitment events.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Provide information concerning the University to prospective students and their families
  • Serve as counselor on call and conduct information sessions
  • Plan and implement off-campus events for the Office of Admissions to include counselor luncheons, information nights, and previews
  • Assist with on-campus events on the Savannah and Hinesville campuses
  • Supervise full-time events and visitation staff on the Savannah and Statesboro campuses
  • Supervise full-time Administrative Assistants on the Statesboro campus who serve as the first point of contact via phone and in person for the office and University Welcome Center
  • Arrange shift coverage for counselor-on-call, presenters for daily informational sessions, campus tours, and on- and off-campus events
  • Assist with supervision of Student Assistants needed for office coverage and assists in their training and development throughout the year
  • Hire, train and supervise the Southern Ambassador student recruitment team, made up of volunteer tour guides who give tours of campus, work Admissions events, and assist with other department tour requests
  • Coordinate with Admissions Communications on advertising events, website updates, and Slate events maintenance
  • Manage coverage for informatoin sessions, walk-in visitors, incoming calls, and inbound admissions emails
  • Work with Savannah campus Southern Ambassador team to ensure unity and common practices across campuses
  • Manage counselor-on-call/information session schedule
  • Overesee the Recruiment Events Budget

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience
  • Four (4) years of related work experience
  • Two (2) or more years of experience supervising full-time employees
  • Significant event planning experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education
  • Master's Degree

Preferred Experience
  • Six (6) years of related work experience
  • Experience in college admissions or enrollment management
  • Experience supervising and advising college students
  • Experience with student information systems, such as Banner
  • Experience with customer relationship management systems, such as Slate

Proposed Salary

$49,400 - $57,500

This is an exempt position paid on a monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two (2) Professional References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodatoin
  • Ability to assess student academic standing and extracurricular activities, and provide information about colleges, programs and majors
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Knowledgeable about campus resources
  • Familiarity with college and university programs, majors, admissions requirements and processes, and scholarship and financial aid resources

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Opened until filled

Application review may begin on September 19, 2022.

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 email at

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

Conditions of Employment

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.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

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

Proof of valid driver's license upon hire and throughout employment.

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.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

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 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.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Work generally performed at on and off campus events
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours
  • Evening and weekend work may be required
  • This position may travel 25% - 49% of the time
  • May be required to drive university vehicles
  • This is a supervisory position.

Background Check
  • Standard + Education & DMV

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