Admissions Senior Advisor - School of Education

New York, NY
May 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Hunter College School of Education is dedicated to the preparation of deeply thoughtful, knowledgeable, and highly effective teachers, administrators, and counselors. Our commitment is to educating future professionals who will make a significant impact on the academic achievement, as well as the intellectual, social, and emotional development of their students and clients. The School of Education is comprised of over 3,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in 40+ programs, taught by 75 FT and over 300 PT faculty, with school and clinical partners throughout New York City.

The Admissions Senior Advisor will play a key role expanding the scope and reach of the School's recruitment activities in order to ensure a diverse, strong, and consistent applicant pool. Working under the supervision of the Admissions Manager at the School of Education, the Admissions Senior Advisor will:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of an effective School of Education recruitment plan
  • Recruit applicants using social media, in person and online events, email campaigns, and individual prospective student meetings
  • Represent the School of Education by preparing and delivering presentations to prospective students, conducting small-and-large group meetings of prospective students, and participating in recruitment fairs.
  • Work directly with prospective students, providing program information and following through with support in the collection of materials, and the development and submission of application
  • Prepare outreach materials for event distribution (flyers, brochures, giveaways)
  • Communicate targeted messages to prospective student populations that supports the increased exposure of opportunities for study at the Hunter College School of Education.
  • Maintain database of prospective student contacts using a CRM program, making active use of digital media and social networking for student outreach.
  • Maintain marketing program and collaborate with counterparts in across Hunter's graduate schools and admissions office to increase the quality and size of the school's enrollment
  • Collaborate with faculty and professional staff to develop recruiting/enrollment processes that expand the number of students interested in Hunter and those which apply and register as matriculated students.


Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required.


  • Must be reliable, organized and a self-starter with ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work with a diverse constituency of student, faculty, alumni, and staff populations. Ability to explain complex processes and information in simple, understandable ways to a diverse audience.
  • Excellent analytical, planning, and project management skills. Must be goal-oriented with time management skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and attention to details a must. Well-developed computer skills and ability to adapt quickly to online admissions software programs. Knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, basic PowerPoint).
  • Ability to do limited traveling within the NY Greater Metro area. Ability to work non-standard work hours or days as needed for recruitment activities; excellent on-time attendance required.
  • Experience in teacher preparation and/or the teaching or counseling professions.
  • Familiarity with college or graduate school admissions offices, including recruitment and social media strategies, and working with students throughout the review and application process.
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft, graphic design software, or TEACH a plus


Conducts and coordinates student recruiting and other admissions activities.

  • Counsels prospective, transfer, and current students on their academic goals and how they may be achieved at the College, and assists them in preparing academic plans
  • Provides referrals to other College departments as needed to further assist student/applicant
  • Conducts follow-up with students from inquiry stage to registration
  • Reviews applications and provides preliminary recommendations on admissions
  • Participates in recruitment programs such as open house sessions, and direct recruiting activities
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Admissions Senior Advisor


Higher Education Assistant




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin June 7, 2017.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Admissions Senior Advisor - School of Education

Job ID: 16779

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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