Admissions Advisor

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
Jun 10, 2014
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10715

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Coordinates and contributes to student recruiting activities.

- Conducts open house sessions and orientations to ensure applicants are fully informed of requirements and processes  

- Assists in direct recruiting at high schools, community outreach events, and other appropriate locations

- Provides general information on programs and services in person or by telephone, email, or letter

- Maintains current information about College programs and degree requirements

- Performs related duties as assigned


Job Title Name:  Admissions Advisor

CONTRACT TITLE

Assistant to HEO

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions:
- Visits metropolitan and suburban area high schools, colleges, and community agencies that constitute the College's feeder and/or potential feeder institutions for field recruitment, enrollment, and conversion events.
- Supports the Admissions Office by covering the Admissions counter; provides pre-admissions and one-to-one admissions counseling for in-house applicants as well as telephone counseling.
- Assists with on-campus recruitment events such as conferences for high school college advisors, open houses, campus tours, borough-wide college fairs, and similar admissions recruitment events/college fairs hosted by Lehman.
- Represents Admissions on Lehman and CUNY committees concerned with recruitment when requested by the supervisor.
- Collaborates with the Director and Associate Director of Admissions in admissions processing, especially during the direct admission cycle and registration peak periods.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

- Two years experience in college-level admissions, recruitment, or advisement preferred
- Evening and weekend work required
- Driver's License and automobile preferred

COMPENSATION

$35,576 - $64,545

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

To apply, please log on to: www.cuny.edu. Click on "Employment" and scroll down to "Application for Employment." Click on "Apply for a job online Job Posting on CUNYFirst" and search for the job posting. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click the appropriate link to register. Applications must be submitted through CUNYFirst. Applicants must upload one document which includes cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. Please follow instructions under How to Apply Online.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of resumes to begin June 2, 2014.

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.PI78945666