Admissions Director - Undergraduate Admissions

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Mar 17, 2014
Job ID: 10205 Regular/Temporary: Regular GENERAL DUTIES Develops, implements, and manages one or more major admissions and recruiting functions. - Manages overall recruitment and admissions processes - Develops recruiting strategies for the College and/or specific programs or groups and works closely with academic departments, programs, and administrators to coordinate marketing and recruiting - Manages the development and distribution of recruiting materials and communications of all kinds - Manages admissions operations and staff, including coordination with outside organizations and University administration - Oversees department budget including developing detailed proposals to support recruitment and admissions - Evaluates and reports outcomes; uses information in statistical, fiscal, and other reports to make improvements to the recruiting process - Performs related duties as assigned. CONTRACT TITLE Higher Education Officer FLSA Exempt CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION Reporting to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, the Admissions Director provides leadership, strategic enrollment planning, and oversight of undergraduate student admissions. Responsible for directing colleague and staff efforts and managing ongoing operations that affect student enrollment. Works collaboratively with directors and departments within the college and CUNY. Oversees the activities and operations of assigned functions; ensures that operations meet strategic goals and objectives of the college. Maintains awareness in best practices and current developments in enrollment management, student services, and related fields. Develops holistic vision for admissions and enrollment management; motivates colleagues and staff to achieve that vision through collaborative efforts. Develops, interprets, and applies college policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience required. OTHER QUALIFICATIONS - Master's Degree preferred - Demonstration of increasingly responsible, administrative experience in higher education - Experience in Undergraduate Admissions 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 COMPENSATION Commensurate with experience. BENEFITS CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria. HOW TO APPLY DO NOT APPLY ON LINE AT THIS JOB BOARD. Applications can be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website ( and navigating to Careers at CUNYfirst. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. Please have your resume or curriculum vitae and cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. The resume, cover letter, and any other required documents must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. CLOSING DATE The committee will begin reviewing applications March 18, 2014. The search will remain open until the position is filled. JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.