Admissions Counselor-OLC

Milledgeville, GA

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Job Description

The Online Campus of Georgia Military College is accepting applications for the position of Admissions Counselor. GMC Online operates on the quarter system offering 5 accelerated terms each year. The Admissions Counselor position is a professional level position and functions as an active participant in GMC’s recruitment, admissions, and retention operations.

The Admissions Counselor will:

  • Seek and cultivate qualified prospective students, both civilian and military.
  • Serve as the primary contact for prospective students through the admissions and initial enrollment process.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of effective recruitment strategies and tactics in order to meet designated enrollment goals;
  • Maintain an active and aggressive schedule of recruiting events and visitations.
  • Conduct admissions interviews and ensure timely feedback to prospective students during the application and initial enrollment process using a variety of communication tools.
  • Maintain an active suspect and prospect list and collect data pertinent to the prospective student database.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of advertising and recruiting materials
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required to promote GMC during community events, business events, and after school events.
  • Will possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in writing and public speaking.
  • Work with high school counselors and teachers to foster relationships and recruiting opportunities for GMC.
  • Work with community leaders and business owners to foster relationships and recruiting opportunities for GMC.
  • Experience managing all aspects of a social media campaign and knowledge of established social media tools as well as new opportunities for growth in the social media sphere.

Skills & Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Extensive local and occasional regional travel required.
  • Some overnight travel required.
  • Must be able to take initiative and work independently as well as part of a team.

Preferred requirements:

  • Experience in a higher education setting, counseling, or sales environment.
  • Working with ESO or other military personnel regarding education.
  • Previous military experience.

 

Application packets must include a completed application, resume, contact information for three professional references and copies of unofficial transcripts.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

 

Georgia Military College is an equal opportunity employer.