Admissions Counselor

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Admissions and Enrollment Management

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Admissions Counselor




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Atlanta, GA

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The incumbent is responsible for the recruitment and admissions of working adult students in graduate and occasionally undergraduate programs offered by Stetson-Hatcher School of Business (SHSB) in Atlanta, and others as assigned. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruitment travel, inquiry development, application completion and review, student interviewing, professional presentations, and correspondence. Reporting to the Director of Graduate Admissions, SHSB, the incumbent works regularly with the Director of Admissions and Marketing for ATL/RAC, the Dean of SHSB, all Academic Program Directors, as well as staff members engaged in admissions, alumni and development, and career service functions.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required. Candidates with a master's degree and/or prior experience working with admissions and/or recruitment are highly desirable. 

Candidates must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the university's carrier as this position requires travel.

  • Sound knowledge and experience of recruitment, admissions and financial aid.
  • Database enrollment management techniques.
    Ability to implement “state of the art” marketing and recruitment strategies.
  • Planning, organizing and management skills.
  • Leadership and team building skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (writing and speaking).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications for letters, mailings, etc.
  • Understanding the specific needs of working adult students.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Do you have a valid driver's license?
3. Mercer University's Approved Driver's policy requires that individuals be at least 21 years of age and have possessed a valid driver's license for a minimum of 3 years. Do you meet both of these requirements?

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees and on-call staff, are required to have the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University no later than January 4, 2022. New hires as of January 4, 2022, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.

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