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Program Recruiter and Adult Learner Transition Manager

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 5, 2023

Program Recruiter and Adult Learner Transition Manager

Job ID: 263065
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

Continuing and Professional Education

Job Summary

Serve as a sales leader in the community for all programs and services offered by Continuing and Professional Education (CPE). Transition potential clients and adult learners to the appropriate office and program for their needs, including through the credit for prior learning process. Work with the Director and Program Managers to build and implement new programs as appropriate based on community needs, especially in community and lifelong learning programming.

Employment is contingent upon funding.

  • Promote all programmatic and educational offerings by CPE to regional community members, campus partners, and regional businesses.
  • Establish relationships with regional non-profits and government entities for the purpose of selling all services of CPE.
  • Assist with the recruitment of adult learners to both CPE and the University at events, including but not limited to, orientations, open houses, community events, and evening programs.
  • Promote the University's prior learning assessment program to adult learners in the region.
  • Assist with implementation of the prior learning assessment (PLA) course by working one-on-one with students to identify potential PLA opportunities, navigating the student through the
  • PLA process, course payment, course completion, portfolio submission, and approval.
  • Collaborate, as directed, with university offices to facilitate the transition of adult learners to continuing education and professional certification programs (non-credit)as well as to campus programs (credit).
  • Develop and manage new programs that attract adult learners to CPE, especially in the area of community and lifelong learning programming.
  • Consistently assess contact list and portfolio of potential clients for marketing and sales services.
  • Ensure that all programs and activities generate revenue to assist with the funding demands of the division

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience
  • Two (2) or more years of experience working in higher education
  • Three (3) or more years of related work experience
  • Three (3) or more years of supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
  • Master's Degree

Proposed Salary

$55,871 - $60,000

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 support various constituencies served by the University.
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to work effectively with community organizations, government agencies and business leaders

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Knowledge of assessment methods to ensure program quality and client satisfaction
  • Knowledge of adult learning theories
  • Knowledge of Prior learning assessment

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
  • Excellent time-management and problem-solving skills

Apply Before Date

September 26, 2023

Application review may begin on September 11, 2023.

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 employment opportunities to all employees and applicants 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 Americans 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.
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.
  • Work is fast-paced, ever-changing, and results-oriented.
  • Travel required

Background Check
  • Standard + Education & DMV

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