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Counselor - Admissions

Counselor - Admissions

Counselor - Admissions

Job ID: 271349

Location: GHC - Cartersville Instr. Site

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, and Dallas. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor's degree options both in the classroom and online.

We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees. This includes our most recent honor of being recognized as one of the semifinalists for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the recruitment of students for Georgia Highlands College.


• Is responsible to understand, support, and carry out the college's mission, vision, and values and comply with mandates and regulations of government and accrediting bodies.

• Understands, supports, and carries out the college's mission, vision, and values and complies with mandates and regulations of government and accrediting bodies.

• Implements recruitment strategies for prospective students

• Coordinates activities with high school counselors and community partners

• Provides prospective students, high school counselors, and community partners with information concerning the admissions process, admissions decisions, orientation, registration, and financial aid processing

• Coordinates and provides campus/instructional site tours to prospective students

• Coordinates and conducts off site workshops, fairs, special events and activities designed to boost enrollment

• Tracks prospective students through the enrollment pipeline

• Utilizes technology to track prospective and applied students through the application and enrollment process

• Provides outreach and communication to prospective and applied students through the application and enrollment process

• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field

• 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

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents to Attach

• Cover Letter

• Resume

• Unofficial Transcripts

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Knowledge of federal, state and institutional policies and procedures related to admissions and student enrollment

• Knowledge of admissions requirements

• Knowledge of GHC programs of study

• Knowledge of college policies and procedures

• Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs

• Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions

• Skill in oral and written communication

Apply Before Date

Applications will be accepted until 4/28/2024 or until filled.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources by email at mailto:

For technical support, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or mailto:

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Highlands College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Not Applicable

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Administrative

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