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
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
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.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to use independent judgment in making admissions
Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and communication
skills, and polished public speaking.
An appreciation and understanding for marketing and sales from an
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
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.
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.
- Position of Trust + Education+MVR
- Drug Test