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Augusta University
  • Position Number: 4355108
  • Location: Augusta, GA
  • Position Type: Admissions/Enrollment

Admissions Recruiter

Job ID: 260495
Location: Summerville Campus
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University - Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information
The Augusta University College of Education and Human Development is committed to being a relevant, responsive, and respected institution with a keen focus toward high impact work in the community. Our faculty, students, and alumni are committed to improving lives and expanding opportunities through the comprehensive study and effective practice of education. Through bachelor's degree, master's degree, doctoral degree, and professional development programs, we cultivate innovative educational leaders, advance health practices through research in kinesiology, explore the most important questions in public education, and share exciting ideas and best practices across the world.

Job Summary
This position is an essential part of a constructive and collaborative recruitment team that shares the responsibility of meeting the University's strategic enrollment goals and enrolling students that echo Augusta University's strategic plan. This position will focus on increasing enrollment in undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates in the College of Education and Human Development. This individual will prioritize recruiting for low enrolled programs based on annual data; assist in the recruitment of students in the College of Education and Human Development; plan and assess strategic recruitment and yield activities of students pursuing COEHD degrees and certificates by exercising and continually developing a strong understanding of general market characteristics and trends related to recruitment; advise prospective students and their families in their college search process and their transition from high schools, 2-year institutions, other 4-year institutions or as graduate students to Augusta University by providing information and assistance on the admissions and financial aid processes, academic programs, campus visitation, and housing; build relationships with and serve as a contact for high school and independent counselors as well 2-year college advisors. This position exercises authority in the decision-making process for all applicants. This position exercises authority regarding risk management and safety with travel to/from all recruitment events and activities. This position exercises authority over planning and execution of all communication plans to prospective students. This position is responsible for maintaining confidentiality and compliance with FERPA regarding sensitive student information.

The duties include, but are not limited to:
Recruitment Operations (on and off campus): Planning, executing, and assessing all recruitment operations (on and off campus) necessary to meet recruitment and enrollment goals for students in programs offered by the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD). Traveling to high schools and community colleges and attending college fairs, college nights, receptions, and other programs in this region to recruit prospective students interested in COEHD programs.
Outreach and Netwok Building: Conducting extensive outreach and relationship and conversation-building activities (via in-person communication, phone, e-mail, written correspondence, and social media) with prospective students and their families throughout the recruitment funnel. Developing and strengthening ties with high school counselors, independent counselors, community college counselors, alumni, and other key influencers in the recruitment process. Develops a network of alumni by identifying and training successful alumni willing to help recruit students including coordinating the COEHD Ambassador's activities. Collaborating with specific campus and state constituents as well as school districts to assist prospective students in enrolling in the COEHD. REPORTS: Submitting program management reports of recruitment and prospective student activity to the Dean and COEHD Leadership Team throughout the recruitment cycle. STUDENT SUPPORT: Welcomes prospective students by providing guidance and coaching during the application process; arranging and conducting campus tours; and conducting follow-up activities such as letter writing and phone-calling and texting campaigns. KNOWLDEGE BUILDING: Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
OTHER DUTIES: Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in student counseling, communications, education, business or public relations, marketing, or other related field from an accredited college or university with experience in a university setting. Valid driver's license required.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference given to candidates having worked in K-12 education, college recruitment, counseling, sales, marketing, public relations, communications or education.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
KNOWLEDGEProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases SKILLS.Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsDetail-oriented with strong multi-tasking, oral presentation, record keeping, problem-solving and organizational skills ABILITIES
Ability to maintain confidentiality and work independently
Ability to travel and cover travel costs with reimbursement occurring after the fact
Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people and commitment to diversity
Ability to work a varied schedule with flexible hours and have reliable means of transportation



Pay Grade

Salary Minimum (Min-Mid or list up to the budgeted amount which should not be more than the midpoint)

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Driver's License Statement
The Human Resources Division will request a driver's history report for the identified top candidate(s) for this position. We will initiate this through our Background Check Vendor; this report will come from the Department of Motor Vehicles. The selected candidate must have a valid driver's license.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today! University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the universitySelect University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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