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Admissions Senior Advisor (Nurse Admissions Specialist) - Nursing

Lehman College
Lehman College

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Admissions Senior Advisor (Nurse Admissions Specialist) - Nursing

Admissions Senior Advisor (Nurse Admissions Specialist) - Nursing

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Lehman College

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The Department of Nursingis seeking a Nurse Admission Specialist-Academic Advisor for afull-time position under the Higher Education Officer assistant title beginning Spring 2023.The Nurse Admission Specialist-Academic Advisor will report directly to the Chair for theDepartment of Nursing and will be responsible for the overall admissions process to theundergraduate, graduate, and doctoralprograms. The Admission Specialist/Academic Advisorwill also act as the liaison to the external centralized applicationvendor to assure datamanagement is completed efficiently. Candidate will be expected to perform the following:

-Assist with recruitment,admission, and advisementof students to theundergraduate,graduate, and doctoralnursing program;

-Assist the undergraduateand graduateprogram directorswith application processingthrough the centralize application system;

-Represent the nursing program as needed at recruitment events and functions;participate on and off campus recruitment activities;

-Manage and respond to requests for information aboutthe nursing program and prepareannual admission pool reports and data on graduates;

-Production and distribution of print and internet recruiting and application materialstoensure the currency of information accessible on the Nursing website;

-Ensure accurate communication with program applicants by serving as the primaryacademic advisor by telephone, email, or in-person to all program applicants;

-Coordinates the applicant selection process by receiving and reviewing applicationmaterial and assist in coordinating the applicant selection process using data from the

centralized application system;

-Help to strengthen re-applications by providing post-decision counseling forunsuccessful applicants;

-Assist the Department Chair and the Academic Manager in evaluating practice pattern,salary, andother credentials by continuous tracking of program graduates annually;

-Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, anddevelopment of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds;

-Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developingprofessional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, andattending training and/or courses required by the Department Chair.

The Department of Nursing and is currently housed in the School of Health Sciences, HumanServices and Nursing (HS2N). The School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursingcurrently includes six departments: ExerciseScience and Recreation; Health Promotion andNutrition Sciences; Health Equity, Administration & Technology; Social Work; Speech,Language and Hearing Sciences, and Nursing. The school is also home to the CUNY Institutefor Health Equity. Departments in the School actively engage with community and governmentpartners to support evidence-based practices and health equity, with a special emphasis onurban populations. The faculty are also strongly committed to high quality teaching andpreparation of ethicaland skilled health and human service professionals.

The Lehman College campus is located in the Bronx, New York and is a Senior College withinthe City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is a four-year public collegein the Bronx and isrecognized as a Hispanic-serving Institution. The college serves mainlyundergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. TheDepartment of Nursing provides education for nursing students at the undergraduate, graduate,and doctoral levels.


Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required, Masters preferred.

Prefered Qualifications

•A license Registered Nurseor other similar allied health profession with experience inrecruitment and advisement in higher education

•Managerial experience overseeing a complex environment

•Demonstrated experience developing relationships with external partners

•Exceptional oral and written communication skills

•Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team

•Ability to prioritize competing tasks while working efficiently and independently

•Strong organizational skills

•Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft excel, Microsoft office suite

•Must beavailable to work evening/weekend hours

• A valid driver's license is required

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


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.

Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.

If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.


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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.


Lehman College serves the Bronx and surrounding region as an intellectual, economic, and cultural center. Lehman College provides undergraduate and graduate studies in the liberal arts and sciences and professional education within a dynamic research environment, while embracing diversity and actively engaging students in their academic, personal, and professional development.lehman_college_of_the_city_university_of_new_york1.jpg

Lehman College has entered a new era in its history as an institution of higher education. Already known for its outstanding faculty, dedicated staff, superb library, art gallery, theaters, speech and hearing clinic, and athletic facilities, the College will now build a new state of the art, environmentally “green” science facility that will invigorate faculty and student research as well as prepare Lehman students for science-based careers.

As the only CUNY senior college in the borough and southern Westchester County, Lehman College has adapted to meet changing conditions and is poised to respond to new needs and challenges.

lehman_college_of_the_city_university_of_new_york2.jpgOn the undergraduate level, Lehman's General Education Curriculum is designed to provide a broad knowledge of the achievements and methods of the liberal arts and sciences and to develop student abilities to participate responsively in informed inquiry into subjects of both public and personal concern. On the graduate level, the College has developed professional programs in nursing, teacher and counselor preparation, accounting, computer science, health services, and speech-language pathology. The College also offers strong traditional liberal arts graduate programs in art, biology, English, history, Spanish and mathematics.

For more than two decades, Lehman has deepened its involvement with the surrounding community. The opening of the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in 1980 and the Lehman College Art Gallery in 1984 has made the College a cultural center for the region. Together with the City and the Humanities Program, the Department of Music, and the Theatre program, they present dozens of concerts, plays, dance performances, and exhibitions that are free or nominally priced.

Lehman College also provides a variety of community services. The Institute for Literacy Studies sponsors classes to teach adults fundamentals of reading and writing, while the Speech and Hearing Center offers comprehensive evaluations of hearing and speech-language disorders.


Lehman has joined with the Bronx Superintendent of Schools’ Office and the educational reform organization New Visions for Public Schools to develop seven new small high schools in the Bronx. The schools—housed within larger, traditional high schools—are formed around the themes of the visual arts, teaching, music, college readiness, health sciences, nursing and allied health, and community research and learning.

In addition, in Fall 2003, the High School of American Studies at Lehman College opened on the Lehman campus. One of New York City’s new specialized high schools and the only one to focus on American history, the school represents a collaboration among Lehman College, the New York City Department of Education, and the Gilder-Lehrman Foundation.

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