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Posting Details

Posting Number S02940P Working Title ADMISSIONS REGIONAL OFFICER Department Admissions Office About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm, Occasional Nights and Weekends Required.

Advertised Salary $65,000 Posting Date 04/16/2019 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 06/03/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is located in the Greater Los Angeles, California Metro Area, working out of the candidate/applicant’s home.

Location of Vacancy Outside Athens EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification Title Student Services Professional Pay Grade 074 FLSA Exempt Job Family Public Relations FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications Position Summary

This is a highly responsible professional position performing a wide variety of admissions functions for the university. An employee allocated to this class of work is responsible for the leadership and the direction of a major admissions function. Areas include recruitment, counseling and advising of first year and transfer students. Work is to be performed with considerable independence under general direction of an administrative superior.

Position to be located in the Los Angeles metro area.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Considerable knowledge of admissions policies and procedures. Considerable knowledge of recruitment and marketing strategies for prospective college students, parents and school counselors. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people. Ability to communicate ideas effectively in writing and orally before large groups. Ability to maintain accurate records, assemble, and organize data and to prepare reports.

Physical Demands

Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time. Ability to use a computer effectively for prolonged periods of time. Ability to lift 30lbs.

Is driving required to perform essential duties outlined in this position? (This does not include infrequent trips) The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license when offered employment. Does this position have financial responsibilities? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Coordinates high school and transfer student recruitment and counselor relation programs in CA. Travel to high schools, college fairs and community colleges in CA. Develop relationships with secondary schools, students and parents in assigned territory and serve as primary UGA liaison in territory.

Percentage of time 35 Duties/Responsibilities


Review student files in review process for admissions and scholarships.

Percentage of time 20 Duties/Responsibilities


Plan visitation days, conferences and other recruitment/yield events. Represent the University of Georgia at regional events.

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities


Maintains correspondence and support to prospective students via email, written communication and telephone.

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities


Prepare publications and media presentations for recruitment purposes. Develop literature explaining the University’s admissions procedures and policies in conjunction with office management team.

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities


Creates reports and conducts analysis of recruitment efforts utilizing admissions and enrollment data.

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities


Develop relationships with local alumni in support of recruitment efforts.

Percentage of time 5 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 4/17/2019
    Application Due: 6/16/2019
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