10018304 Orientation Coordinator (INTERNAL)

Job description

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documentsSchool/Department: Office of Admissions Primary Location: Macon Position: Staff Job Type: Full Time Position Close Date: Until Filled Description:

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the coordination of the New Student Orientation and campus tour programs at Middle Georgia State University.


  • Event management:
    • Plans and executes orientation programs for new students entering the University.
    • Coordinates weekday and special campus tour programs, and other programs that may be assigned.
    • Works with academic departments and other university offices to coordinate the new student orientation program, on-campus recruitment events, and campus tours.
  • Supervising and training of student workers:
    • Assists in recruiting, selecting, and training student workers who work with campus tours and the new student orientation program.
    • Assumes primary responsibility for supervising student workers who work with campus tours and the orientation program.
  • Administrative duties:
    • Maintains accurate and current data in the customer relationship management system (CRM), scheduling process and staffing for all weekday and special campus tours.
    • Assists in preparing, compiling, and analyzing evaluations and surveys for new student orientation programs, prospective student open houses and campus tours.
    • Assists in preparing and revising media presentations, publications, training manuals, and reports used by the Admissions Office for new student orientation and campus tours.
  • Performs a variety of related duties:
    • Represents the Admissions Office at on-campus presentations and on committees, as needed; and occasionally at off-campus presentations and recruitment events.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of Middle Georgia State University admissions requirements.
  • Knowledge of Middle Georgia State University academic programs, schools and departments and related degree requirements.
  • Knowledge of college recruitment rules, regulations, policies and standards.
  • Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in event planning.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Associate Director of Strategic Enrollment Operations assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot- checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include college and University System of Georgia policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.


  • The work consists of travel and varied student recruitment duties. Scheduling conflicts contribute to the complexity of the position.
  • The purpose of this position is to recruit students for Middle Georgia State Success in this position contributes to overall enrollment goals of the college.


  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college employees, students, prospective students, parents, high school counselors, and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, or to motivate or influence persons.


  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects.
  • The work is typically performed in an office, on a college campus, or on high school campuses.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: This position has direct supervision over student workers.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.


  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.


  • Non-exempt
  • Salary Grade 19

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: [email protected] with the subject line “10018304 Orientation Coordinator 4.5.2021”. Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application; a letter of interest; and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

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Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 6/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time