Admissions Counselor

Position ID: 38362
Georgia College and State University
Admissions Office
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Admissions Counselor
Job Description: 


Position Information
Business Title Admissions Counselor
Home Department Admissions
Employment Type Regular (Continuous)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Appointment Staff (12-Month)
Time Limited? No
Time-Limited Appointment Length Not Applicable
Work Schedule

40 hour work week; Monday – Friday—8-5

Work Hours per week 40
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

This position facilitates the University’s program of recruiting and admitting students. Position will involve working with individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Primary Purpose of Position

This position facilitates the University’s program of recruiting and admitting students. Position will involve working with individuals with diverse backgrounds.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Recruitment
Job duties performed for the above function

Travels extensively to attend PROBE and other college fairs in order to meet prospective students and their parents. Answers questions from students and families and disseminates literature while attending these fairs and other recruitment events.

Key Function Reporting
Job duties performed for the above function

Holistically evaluates individual freshman and transfer applications, transcripts, test scores, and GPAs to make admissions decisions. Enters admissions decisions and other relevant data into student information system.

Key Function Reporting
Job duties performed for the above function

Analyzes various applicant reports to look for trends in order to guide recruitment decisions and efforts. Uses data and trends to plan and recruit in a specific geographic territory.

Key Function Administrative Support
Job duties performed for the above function

Produces correspondence related to recruitment events and activities involving prospective students, parents and high school counselors. Also composes various letters and other correspondence that is deemed necessary from particular situations.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Equal Opportunity Statement

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, 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.

Minimum Requirements
Proposed Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s degree; Minimum 6 to 12 months related work experience.

Other Job Requirements

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Select Type License/Certifications
Description of Requirement

Valid driver’s license

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S0513
Desired Start Date 02/05/2018
Open Date 01/09/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Minimum Pay Rate-Annually 27400
Special Instructions Summary

10003553 is the HCM position number for Bianca Durant who will be vacating this position.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Student Admissions and Records (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Vacancy Status: 

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II