Armstrong Atlantic State University


Department : 1037010 Admissions

Job Description Summary:

This position is an integral member of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment professional staff charged with recruiting, selecting, and yielding the adult and transfer students. As such, s/he has general admission officer responsibilities, including but not limited to, serving in a public relations and informational role with prospective applicants, college advisors, and the community, both in the office and on the road; traveling to specific, assigned regions and presenting informational programs; and attending college fairs, career fairs, and community events. It is also expected that he/she will manage a specific enrollment goals, develop collegial relationships with college personnel and community partners. S/he will also and recruit appropriate applicants from those areas. Position is responsible for the development and effective utilization of recruitment strategies to achieve desired recruitment goals. The position also involves some evening and weekend work.

Minimum Qualifications:

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.

Ability to access campus, community at large, and distant recruiting sites.

Ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.

Ability to work nights and weekends.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, administrators, staff, counselors, faculty members, and others.

Strong communication and analytical skills.

Effective organization, time management, and human relations skills.

Computer literacy including experience with word processing and database programs like BANNER.

Ability to maintain accurate records, to assemble and organize data, and to prepare reports.

Ability and willingness to travel as position dictates.

Preferred Qualifications:

One or more years of student recruiting experience in higher education.

Essential Duties Summary :

Organizes, schedules, and participates in college fairs, career fairs, school visits, group tours of campus, and other presentations.

Interprets current admission standards and policies for high school counselors, transfer counselors, potential students and their families.

Develops and maintains a mutually beneficial relationship with high school counselors and / or community college advisors to support and encourage student recruitment.

Assists potential students and their families with the admissions process.

Assists with the coordination and evaluation of direct mail and follow-up mailing efforts to recruit students.

Promotes university scholarship and honors programs.

Organizes and coordinates Campus Preview and PROBE College Fairs.

Supervises and trains student workers.

Directly responsible for recruitment efforts in a specified territory.

Plans and executes high school counselor luncheons.

Assists in developing and analyzing marketing and advertising campaigns.

Assists in developing and evaluating recruiting publications for the recruitment and marketing offices.

Assists with the maintenance and expansion of recruitment database files.

Updates, organizes, and maintains a current inventory of recruitment supplies and documents.

Counsels students on the need for the COMPASS exam.

Works collaboratively with the Director of Admissions and other Enrollment Counselors in connecting students to the University.

Responsible for contacting all new applicants in a timely fashion and reporting comments in EMT Connect.

Works with departmental contacts with questions regarding connectivity.

Works closely with other Enrollment Counselors regarding the maintenance of the tour database, and the scheduling and giving of campus tours. Also, responsible for the training of tour guides as needed.

Counsels students on residency, residency petitions and supporting documentation needed.

Assists with Navigate as needed.

Performs other duties as assigned and appropriate.

Physical Demands:

Armstrong Atlantic State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

A review of applications will begin on February 11, 2014 and will continue until a suitable applicant is selected. For best consideration, please apply by this date.


Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Armstrong Atlantic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Georgia is an Open Records Law state.

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