University of Charleston

Posted October 4, 2019

The UG Admissions Representative (Graduate Assistant) has responsibility for assisting with planning, developing, and implementing recruitment strategies related to undergraduate enrollment. The UG Admissions Representative (Graduate Assistant) will be responsible for meeting territory and programmatic enrollment goals through the execution of these various approaches: travel to high school and college fairs, participation in open houses and regional receptions, communications with various constituents. Application management and decision making are an integral part of the position. The work schedule is 40 hours per week which require some nights and weekends.

Specific Duties:

  • Be knowledgeable about the University of Charleston programs, features, facilities, scholarships and financial aid opportunities. Be able to articulate same in a professional, consistent manner;
  • Work with supervisor to develop territorial and programmatic recruitment goals and develop multi-channel communication strategies to achieve these goals. Evaluate the effectiveness of various approaches utilized;
  • Hit enrollment goals and report on progress weekly, monthly, and annually
  • Manage own territorial travel and travel to various venues to represent the University at high school visits, college nights, open houses, etc.;
  • Post admissions activities on admissions social media sites
  • Utilize Mongoose Texting Software and Report on Effectiveness
  • Participate in tele-counseling, telemarketing and texting with prospective students;
  • Manage application review and associated decision making;
  • Interface with University personnel, (ie: faculty, Deans, support staff, administrative staff) as required. Serve on University and Professional Committees as assigned;
  • Review financial aid packages with prospective students
  • Demonstrate strong customer service orientation;
  • Be proficient in the use of the University’s Management Information System (Recruiter and Colleague) and Microsoft Office applications;
  • Carry out special projects and other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Professional position
  • A sales or marketing background is preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to think, plan and execute strategically
  • Candidate must have a customer service orientation and utilize relationship building techniques
  • Goal-oriented, self-starter who has the ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • The job will entail overnight travel and some weekends during college fair months
  • Candidate must have a reliable car and a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift and carry marketing/promotional materials (up to 30 lbs.)



  • $10,000 annually paid on a bi-weekly basis
  • Tuition Waiver
    • The candidate is required to be enrolled in a full-time graduate program and will receive a tuition waiver for the University Of Charleston School Of Business
  • Fully furnished room
  • Meal plan of 14 meals/week plus a $225 eagle card credit


Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. 


Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume & references to:

University of Charleston

Admissions Office – Jason Sammons

2300 MacCorkle Avenue, S.E. Charleston, WV  25304



The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer