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Program Manager, MBA Admissions - BUS

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Kennesaw, GA
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Program Development
Position Type
Program Manager
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
About Us

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, 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.

Department Information

  • 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
  • Monitors the enrollment growth (quantity and quality) of the program
  • Analyzes and reports admissions and enrollment data to department leadership
  • Sources sponsorships and represents the programs at recruiting events and info sessions
  • Collaborates with MarComm to observe brand guidelines and advances the MBA Programs via social media

  • Job Summary

    Develops, organizes and implements comprehensive programs in the assigned college, department and/or unit. Responsible for preparing and organizing programs and activities. Promotes programs internal and external to the university and evaluates effectiveness. Ensures programs comply with university and USG policies and procedures.


  • Develops, prepares, coordinates and implements assigned programs
  • Manages and facilitates department communications including program marketing, website creation, mobile applications and social media
  • Serves as liaison and communicates with academic divisions, colleges and departments
  • May assists in developing, monitoring and managing budget processes
  • Manages event planning, marketing and logistics
  • Interprets, evaluates, develops and implements policies and procedures
  • Creates, administers, and analyzes assessment programs
  • Facilitates program components, post-program evaluation and operational reporting
  • Assists with developing new programming
  • Prepares operational reports and analysis to inform center-level reporting and decision-making
  • May supervise assigned staff and/or student assistants

  • Required Qualifications

    Educational Requirements

    Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

    Required Experience

    Three (3) years of related work experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Educational Qualifications

    An advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


    Demonstrated ability to think strategically and actively contribute to the creation and implementation of short and long-range department goals; the ability to manage multiple tasks and effectively prioritize among competing needs

    Ability to creatively problem solve and independently initiate and develop action plan for addressing identified issues

    Ability to establish and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships with key campus stakeholders

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


    Knowledge of the KSU MBA program (e.g., structure, curriculum, requirements)

    Knowledge of university, college and program policies and processes

    Knowledge of program competition and targeted marketplace


    Excellent project management skills

    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 Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.

    For additional information or to file a complaint under the provisions of this policy, students, employees, applicants for employment or admission or other third parties should contact the Office of Institutional Equity at English Building, Suite 202,

    Other Information

    This is a supervisory position.

    This position has financial responsibilities.

    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
    • Standard Enhanced
    • 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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