Director of Recruitment and First Year Scholarships (Acad Program Dir) (Student Recruitment and...

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CUNYDirector of Recruitment and First Year Scholarships (Acad Program Dir) (Student Recruitment and Outr in New York, New York

Job Title: Director of Recruitment and First Year Scholarships (Acad Program Dir) (Student Recruitment and Outreach, Division of Student Affairs)

Job ID: 20641

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice President for Academic Success, this position will provide leadership, vision, and administrative direction to all High School partnership programs including College Now, Manhattan Hunter Science, and future Summer programs.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

o Develop and implement all strategic decisions regarding admission selection for the incoming students

o Develop and execute new student orientation program, including specific pre-freshman bridge programs.

o Manage all strategic Community Based Organization and Non-Profit recruitment partnerships.

o Coordinate and strategize on the implementation of undergraduate recruitment initiatives, including digital marketing, communication plans, print materials, on-campus experiences, off-campus visits, and Welcome Center operations.

o In collaboration with Residence life, ensures that guidance and support are provided to programs to guarantee students housing; as well as, selects housing options for all new students.

The Academic Program Director will oversee and direct all Scholarship selections for new/incoming students including:

o Freshmen Scholar Cohorts

o Transfer and freshmen Community Partner Scholarship

o Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

o S&W

o Hunter Promise

o Community Scholars

o Member of the Macaulay Honors College Committee


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


  • Master's Degree preferred

  • Demonstration of increasingly responsible, administrative experience in higher education

  • Experience in Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment in a Public Institution as well as expertise in the applications of technology to these fields

  • Excellent, writing, editing, organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Commitment to the values of the liberal arts education and appreciation for work in a diverse and fast paced work environment


Directs curriculum development and operations of a College's specialized academic program under executive oversight.

  • Designs, implements and monitors a comprehensive academic program development plan

  • Administers all curricular, administrative, and financial aspects of the program

  • Oversees program evaluation efforts and creates strategic plan to further develop program offerings

  • Manages annual budget; develops proposals and other initiatives for expanded program support

  • Cultivates and maintains strategic partnerships; serves as primary liaison to faculty and administrators to plan and execute programming activities

  • May participate in faculty recruitment efforts

  • Manages professional and clerical staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Program Director


Higher Education Officer




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 – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on June 26, 2019. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.


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.




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Posted: 6/14/2019
Application Due: 8/13/2019
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