Columbus, Georgia
The salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Jul 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Columbus State University has multiple openings for Admissions Counselor positions in the Office of Admissions/Enrollment Management.  These positions are responsible for recruiting students to Columbus State University from an assigned territory to be determined in the Georgia region. Of these positions, one will be based from a home office located in the Metro Atlanta vicinity, while the remaining two will be based out of our main campus in Columbus, GA. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: visiting high schools, attending college fairs, and coordinating a variety of recruitment activities; and completing and submitting weekly and monthly reports, which include but are not limited to, preparing territory reports to accurately reflect schools/counties by priority. Work is performed with considerable independence and frequent travel is required. Weekend and evening work will be required throughout the academic year to support University recruitment activities.

Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal, and relevant college experience. Serving the Southeast, while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,400 students in a wide variety of degree programs.


CSU has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence – the Spencer House – in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia:  the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The successful candidate must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the demonstrated ability to make presentations to large and small audiences. Additional desirable skills include: working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; assembling and analyzing reports for use in designing and implementing recruitment strategies; working effectively with colleagues, prospective students, parents, high school counselors, alumni, and faculty members; the ability to work irregular hours, nights, and weekends; and perform other duties as assigned. Candidate must provide their own vehicle, possess a valid driver’s license, and be able to lift up to 40lbs.

The salary is commensurate with education and experience.

For fullest consideration, please submit your application immediately. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring. A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Other Document 1 - Contact information for 3 professional references.

All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University’s online employment site. To access the Columbus State University’s online employment site, please visit

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920 or e-mail to