Associate Director of Admissions and Recruitment

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

Position Title

Associate Director of Admissions and Recruitment - Revised Qualifications




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Macon, GA

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Under the direct supervision of the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Associate Director of Admissions and Recruitment will be responsible for the direct supervision of 4-6 Admissions Counselors and Assistant Directors and their primary recruitment strategies. The Associate Director will assist the Director of Undergraduate Admissions in strategic planning initiatives, admissions reporting, recruitment budgeting, and presentations both on-campus and off-campus. He or she will be responsible for any hiring of Admissions Counselors, training new employees, and providing on-going professional development for the Admissions Counselors. He or she will be responsible for recruiting transfer students and assisting with special programs as assigned by the Director of Undergraduate Admissions.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college and at least two years of relevant experience, which must include experience in higher education, are required.  Must have excellent communication skills, including written, phone, and face to face interactions, with the ability to conduct interviews and effective presentations to prospective students and their families.  In addition, must have the ability to analyze data to assist in strategic planning initiatives and reporting. Prior working knowledge of Connect Software is desirable. 

Candidates must possess a valid driver's license and be insurable by the University carrier as this position does require some travel.

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, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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