Assistant Director of Admissions

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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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Assistant Director of Admissions

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Under the direction of the Associate Director of Admissions – Operations, the Assistant Director of Admissions- Operations will be responsible for the management of front-end operations in the Admissions Office, including management of the main Admissions email account, the intake of electronic transcripts, and the supervision of 3 to 5 student leaders who will provide front desk, forward-facing coverage for the office. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the management of residency classification and compliance, to include the management of the verification of lawful presence for incoming students. This position also oversees the processing of paper applications and application updates in Recruiter and Banner databases, as well as serving as a lead in daily admission presentations, residency review, end of term processing, and data integrity.

This position will also serve as a direct back-up role to Associate Director of Operations for day-to-day processing and questions related to residency, lawful presence, student application processing, admissions policies, internal ADC errors, etc.. They will assist with the analysis of data in determining overall Operations strategy and efficiencies. In the absence of the Associate Director of Operations, they will serve in a leadership role for the Operations team.

Required Qualifications :

Bachelor’s degree required. 2 years Admissions experience required (or relevant higher education experience). Candidate must have previous customer service and supervision experience. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, Work schedule flexibility, valid Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s preferred. Student Information Systems experience preferred. Experience with front line customer service within an Admissions office, such as answering Admissions phone calls, assisting walk-in traffic, and greeting prospective students is preferred. Experience developing recruitment strategies and a history of meeting enrollment goals.


$35,796 (min) - $46,740 (midpoint)

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.

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Valid driver's license required.

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: 1/23/2021
Application Due: 2/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time