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Regional Admissions Counselor

Georgia College
Georgia, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Apr 6, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Residence Life
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Regional Admissions Counselor About Us

Georgia College & State University is the state's designated public liberal arts university. As a member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Georgia College is committed to fostering a liberal arts environment that values interdisciplinary inquiry, diversity and inclusion, and academic excellence. The College enrolls approximately 7,000 students –5,800 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students-- and is prominently cited for excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, nursing education, and high impact practices outside the classroom in a number of leading publications.

The university's beautiful and historic campus is located downtown in Milledgeville, Georgia, a charming, diverse college town of approximately 19,000 residents in Central Georgia, approximately 90 miles southeast of Atlanta. Milledgeville is also the home of noted American author and alumna, Flannery O’Conner, and the college community enjoys many exciting literary arts programs at O’Connor’s former home, the Andalusia Institute, now owned by the College. Milledgeville is also located on the banks of beautiful Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee, allowing faculty, staff, and students to take full advantage of the environmental and recreational benefits of being part of a lake community. For cultural, educational, and leisure opportunities beyond Milledgeville, Macon and Atlanta are located within easy driving distances.

Georgia College takes great pride in combining the educational experience of private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of a public university. The university's main campus is a residential learning community focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students through high-impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship, and we value diversity and inclusion in all of its forms.

Georgia College seeks faculty and administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission, who are committed to respecting and fostering diversity and inclusion inside and outside of the classroom, and who are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship, and service. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to provide a first-class learning experience for our students, one that will prepare them to be competent, thoughtful, and well-rounded leaders who make transformative contributions to their communities and to the world.


Recruitment - 60

The Regional Admission Counselor will be sensitive to multicultural and socioeconomic issues that may arise within the designated recruitment area. Individual will be expected to travel to recruitment events and work some weekends to cover Saturday tour informational sessions and participate in open house recruitment events. This individual will serve as a point of contact for their recruits and guide prospective students and their families through the application to enrollment processes.

Reporting - 30
Analyzes various applicant reports to look for trends to guide recruitment decisions and efforts. Produces extensive correspondence and communication related to recruitment events and activities involving prospective student, parents, and high school guidance counselors. Plans and implements recruitment initiatives and events. Plays an active role in planning and coordination of off-campus events. Assists with semester and summer orientation and registrations. Maintains records of all contacts from all recruitment events and produces required reports and semester and annual recruitment summaries. Provides rejection counseling to applicants denied admission and their family members. Holistically evaluates individual freshman applications, transcripts, and test scores, calculates GPAs, makes admission decisions, and prepares necessary forms. Analyzes various applicant reports to look for trends to guide recruitment decisions and efforts. Produces extensive correspondence and communication related to recruitment events and activities involving prospective student, parents, and high school guidance counselors.

Administrative Support - 10
Assumes additional responsibilities and duties as assigned, which could include special projects such as assisting with event planning, working with a special recruitment population, social media efforts, etc.


Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Bachelor's degree

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to use independent judgment in making admissions decisions.
Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and communication skills, and polished public speaking.
An appreciation and understanding for marketing and sales from an educational perspective.

Knowledge of university admissions requirements.
Proven driving skills, a good sense of direction, and a solid familiarity with the state's highway, roadway, and interstate system.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent time management and organizational skills.
Minimal graphic design skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal employment opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment, which understands, fosters, and embraces the values of diversity and inclusion. No person shall, on the grounds of race, genetic information, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity 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 not 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 may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Position of Trust + Education+MVR
  • Drug Test
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