The Military College of South Carolina

Admissions Officer

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Work type: Full Time Permanent - Staff
Location: Charleston
Categories: Student Affairs, Office of the Provost
Salary: $41,000 - $44,000
Payscale: Band 4

Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina is accepting applicants for an admissions officers.  Under the supervision of the Admissions Director and other directors, the Admissions Officer is responsible for the recruitment and admissions activities for the Corps of Cadets.


Responsibilities include:

  • Counseling and advising prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors, faculty, staff and other members of the college community regarding the institution, admissions and matriculation policies and procedures and the college selection process.
  • Manages a geographic territory throughout the applicant process from prospect to matriculation.
  • Leads recruitment of students through multiple channels that include; high school visits, college fairs, on-campus presentations, and virtual visits.
  • Demonstrate expert level understanding of The Citadel admissions and financial aid processes.
  • Works in conjunction with the staff on all communications which originate from the admissions office, this includes: the creation, documentation, coordination, editing and tracking of emails, admission publications, marketing products, and text messages to students in the recruitment process.


Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree or have obtained one by the start of employment. The ability to work collegiality within the admissions office is critical. Position requires strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills. Strong computer skills are required.


Preferred Qualifications:

An understanding of marketing, admissions, or experience working with high school/college students is desired but not required. An understanding of the Citadel is a plus. Must possess organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness. Experience using an admissions related CRM such as Slate or Ellucian Banner in a higher education setting supporting students and staff.


Benefits of Working at The Citadel

  • Extensive Health Plans
  • Great Retirement Options
  • Tuition Waiver Program
  • Tuition Exchange for Dependents
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • Isle of Palms Beach Club
  • Swain Family Boat Center
  • Community Service Opportunities
  • Mentor/Mentee Program
  • Read more about our benefits, on our HR website


About The Citadel College

The Citadel, also known as the Military College of South Carolina, is a public senior military college located in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1842, The Citadel has a rich history and educational reputation. With our current location on the banks of the Ashley River in downtown Charleston, you are close to great restaurants, shopping and much more. Ranked #1 Public College in the South (U.S. News & World Report, 2022) for schools with up to a master’s degree, the opportunities are endless.

There are about 2,300 undergraduate students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Out of the Corps of Cadets, 1 out of 3 graduates earn a military commission. Students can choose from 31 Majors, 57 Minors, pre-health professions, and pre-law (a concentration in political science). The 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio guarantees students a quality education. Another 1,000 students attend the Graduate College, evening and online programs.

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