Gainesville State College invites applications for the full time, benefit eligible staff position Admissions Counselor. Position will serve as one of the primary recruitment officers in the Office of Admissions as well as process student applications and advise students on admissions policies and procedures. For additional information, see the College homepage at www.gsc.edu .
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to):
•Attend high school and business college recruitment activities
•Support general office functions including PROBE (state-wide college fair program) recruitment events , Open House programs, and other programs related to recruitment and admissions
•Develop recruitment program for underrepresented populations
•Counsel prospective students, parents and others concerning College policies and procedures related to admissions decisions
•Establish and maintain relationships with local schools for recruitment purposes
•Evaluate documents of students to determine admissibility
•Evaluate documents to determine tuition classification
•Input of data into Banner Student Information System
•Significant travel during certain times of the year, including some limited overnight, evening, and weekend work
•Perform other duties as assigned
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college/university required and two years of admissions office experience preferred. Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred.
MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION: This is a twelve-month professional position which requires some evening and /or weekend hours; some travel also required. Selected individual must have their own transportation which will be used for travel (state travel reimbursement available) and the ability to lift up to 25 pounds unassisted.
ANTICIPATED SALARY RANGE: Salary offered to successful candidate will be commensurate with relevant skills, education and experience.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested candidates must submit: 1) a cover letter describing skills and abilities specified above 2) resume 3) names, and contact information of three professional references 4) an unofficial copy of your transcripts (official transcripts required if hired) 5) and a Gainesville State College “Application for Staff Employment” (available on-line on the Gainesville State College web page at http://www.gsc.edu/about/employment/Pages/staff.aspx ). Current federal law requires identification and eligibility verification prior to employment. Only U.S. citizens and non-citizens authorized to work in the United States may be employed. Interested candidates should submit an application and résumé to:
Gainesville State College
Human Resources – Admissions Counselor search
P.O. BOX 1358
Gainesville, GA 30503-1358
To be assured of review, application materials must be received by December 17, 2012.
Any offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Gainesville State College, as determined by Gainesville State College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.
Gainesville State College is AA/EEO Institution