Assistant Director of Admissions, Recruitment and Dual Enrollment

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About the University of West Georgia:

Just west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia is a second home for more than 1,800 faculty and staff members dedicated to transforming lives and changing perspectives. With over 13,700 undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 90 programs of study, we’re a university of anything’s possible. We embrace diversity. We value community. We drive growth. We engage – as students, faculty and staff – and work collectively to be the best comprehensive university in America, sought after as the best place to work, learn and succeed.

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Assistant Director of Admissions

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Office of New Student Programs

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Assistant Director of Admissions, Recruitment and Dual Enrollment

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Nature of Work:

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions-Recruitment, the Assistant Director of Recruitment and Dual Enrollment assists with the development and deployment of an effective outreach and recruitment strategy, including the design of communication, designed to generate inquiries and applicants to the University of West Georgia and to ultimately yield those inquiries and applicants. Additionally, the Assistant Director of Recruitment and Dual Enrollment will have a specific focus on the Dual Enrollment population, leading two Admissions Representatives who will also have a focus on this population, and developing strategy around growing the Dual Enrollment population and ultimately yielding the Dual Enrollment population as Freshmen students to the University. The position will also provide day-to-day admission counseling and academic advising to Dual Enrollment students via phone, email, and face-to-face meetings both on campus and through travel to various community and state organizations. They will also be responsible for working with all populations of students as needed. This position is the lead for assisting with the enrollment of Dual Enrollment applicants within the Office of Admissions. In consultation with senior admissions leadership, this position will also assist with analyzing data and determining overall UWG recruitment strategy. This position works closely with other University offices and programs.

Required Qualifications :

Bachelor’s Degree required. 1 year of admissions experience required (or equivalent) and 1 year experience with leadership and supervision of student or full-time employees required. A successful incumbent will be a team player with a strong work ethic, who actively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree preferred. 2 years of admissions experience preferred. Experience recruiting or advising Dual Enrollment applicants strongly preferred


$35,796 minimum - $46,740 midpoint

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

Occasional night and weekend work. Must have valid driver’s license. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

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Notice to Applicants:

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

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Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 4/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time