10018299 Recruiter I

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents
School/Department: Office of Admissions & Recruitment
Primary Location: Macon
Position: Staff
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the recruitment and admission of students to Middle Georgia State University. 


  • Manages, plans and schedules recruitment events and activities for an assigned geographic area.
  • Travels to recruitment events to provide information to guidance counselors, parents, high school students, and non-traditional students.
  • Analyzes data to determine primary, secondary and tertiary schools for recruitment purposes, overall and within recruitment territory.
  • Provides “case management” approach leading prospective students through the admission and enrollment process which includes a variety of communication strategies.
  • Conducts campus tours for prospective students and parents.
  • Assists with University open house, preview days, and other enrollment events.
  • Maintains records of events and contacts.
  • Assists with the operation of the student information and correspondence system.
  • Assists with the development of promotional literature.
  • Attends professional meetings and training workshops.
  • Promotes and enhances community partnerships and relationships through collaboration with Academic Affairs and other Campus Stakeholders.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 


  • Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in event planning. 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Associate Director of Recruitment and Orientation assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot- checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results. 

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include college and University System of Georgia policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application. 


  • The work consists of significant travel and varied student recruitment duties. Scheduling conflicts contribute to the complexity of the position.
  • The purpose of this position is to recruit students for Middle Georgia State Success in this position contributes to overall enrollment goals of the college. 


  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college employees, students, prospective students, parents, high school counselors, and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, or to motivate or influence persons. 


  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects.
  • The work is typically performed in an office, on a college campus, or on high school campuses. 



  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. 


  • 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.
  • Knowledge of Middle Georgia State University admissions requirements.
  • Knowledge of Middle Georgia State University academic programs, schools and departments and related degree requirements.
  • Knowledge of college recruitment rules, regulations, policies and standards. 


  • This position is non-exempt (bi-weekly paid).
  • Salary grade 16. 

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “10018299 Recruiter I 7.12.2021”.  Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application; a letter of interest; and three professional references.  Paper application materials will not be accepted. 

Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents

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