Student Services Professional

Posting Details

Position Information

Business Title Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Job Title Student Services Professional
Posting Number S2012589
Position Type Staff

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

This position will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing the workflow for the admission application process. The incumbent will work primarily with non-traditional, post-baccalaureate and transient student populations, but will provide assistance in other areas as needed. This person will serve as the contact for the Go Back Move Ahead initiative, work on active recruitment of students, and review residency petitions. This position requires some flexibility in work schedule.

The applicant offered this position may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.


Excellent written and oral communication skills; effective presentation and organizational skills; effective interpersonal skills. Ability to interview and interact tactfully with students from diverse backgrounds; ability to establish long, enduring, and professional relationships with colleges; ability to function as a team player with other members of the Admissions Office. Must be able to convey enthusiasm, energy and poise. Must be able to travel, with some overnight travel required. Must have reliable transportation. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Some related experience in admission, recruitment or other higher education activities.

Minimum Education Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree

Responsibilities Summary

Review and evaluate applications for Non Traditional, Post Baccalaureate and Transient students. Provide in office admission counseling for Non Traditional, Post Baccalaureate and Transient and transfer students; provide follow-up communication with prospective students. Conduct presentations to attract students; manage relationships with prospective transfer student and college personnel. Review Residency Petition. . Serves as the office liaison/staff for the Appeal Committee. Review residency Petitions. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director and Associate Director.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office software products; knowledge and experience working with SCT Banner is desired.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 01/16/2018
Close Date 01/23/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references, recommendation letters, etc.) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. An official copy of your transcript may be required upon hire for this position. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Clayton State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, as a matter of University policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently possess a Bachelor’s degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents