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Kennesaw State University
  • Position Number: 3788570
  • Location: Kennesaw, GA
  • Position Type: Admissions/Enrollment

Admissions & Advising Coordinator

Job ID: 252685
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary

Communicates with and counsels prospective students through the admissions processes. Tracks and reviews documentation in order to complete file for an admissions decision. Assists with hosting information sessions and other recruitment activities for prospective students. Provides academic advisement and curriculum overview for current students in the program(s).


1. Proactively serves and provides guidance, counseling, and advisement to students in the program(s) regarding curriculum requirements, processes and policies (e.g., orientation, course selection, registration, payments, graduation, etc.)

2. Communicates with and processes prospective applicants and directs applicants to compete application files for acceptance/rejection decisions and then follows-up to convert accepted applicants to enrolled students in the programs

3. Monitors the enrollment growth (quantity and quality) of the program

4. Measures and tracks the satisfaction of the current students for all program components

5. Identifies and resolves challenges or opportunities impacting program success and stakeholder satisfaction

6. Provides reports and updates on activities, opportunities, and challenges relevant to the program

7. Analyzes and reports admissions and enrollment data to department leadership

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelors from an accredited institution of higher education in related field preferred

Required Experience
Three (3) years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Masters from an accredited institution of higher learning in related field or equivalent

Preferred Experience
Previous student advising experience

Proposed Salary

The budgeted salary range is $36,175 to $41,175. Offers are based on relevant experience.

Comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more! Visit

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of the university, college and program policies and processes

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills; Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite); Strong attention to detail and follow up skills; Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Position of Trust + Education

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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