Transfer Admissions Specialist

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Transfer Admissions Specialist
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002224

Department: 3900711100-Admissions, Office Of

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Office of Admissions. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions, the Transfer Admissions Specialist recruits special populations of students, specifically post-baccalaureate, military, adult, transient, and online; assists with the planning of on and off-campus recruitment events; and maintains regular correspondence with campus partners that serve these student populations.

Essential Functions

  • Develops and maintains a strong working relationship with the Military and Veterans Affairs offices to ensure students who are/were service members have a smooth transfer experience.
  • Establishes relationships with Academic Advising, Student Success, and the Registrar's office to better assist non-traditional, adult, and post-baccalaureate students.
  • Cultivates and maintains relationships with technical and community colleges.
  • Assists with mentoring and training Transfer Admissions Counselors.
  • Serves as Advisor for PTK Alumni/Tau Sigma Transfer Honor Society.
  • Assists with the planning and implementation of all transfer-related recruitment events (on and off campus).
  • Attends off-campus transfer college fairs and community events.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelor’s Degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    Two or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written); organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:
    Master’s Degree in Higher Education or a related field

    Preferred Experience::
    Two or more years of experience working with transfer students; working knowledge of admissions operational procedures at a Banner institution; experience working at a University Systems of Georgia institution.

    Salary Range: $31,879 - $39,827

    Job Open Date: 12/18/2018

    Job Closing Date: 1/8/2019

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 1/4/2019
    Application Due: 1/24/2019
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