CUNY Admissions Advisor/Recruiter in Brooklyn, New York

POSITION DETAILS

Medgar Evers College (MEC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of twenty-four units within the dynamic City University New York (CUNY) System. Named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (1925-1963), the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education.

Located in Central Brooklyn, MEC was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community, currently enrolling approximately 7,000 students in degree programs. Students represent 105 countries around the world. MEC students obtain Associate degrees in 8 fields, and Baccalaureate degrees in 18 fields. They are instructed by over 170 full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs at various times, is growing their online program offerings, and in offsite locations. The College is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research.

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Advisor/Recruiter's duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Represent Medgar Evers College at high school college fairs, transfer fairs, community events, festivals, etc. to discuss with potential students the opportunities available at the College and disseminate informational materials.

  • Assist in the identification and targeting of student populations most likely to respond to educational programs at the College.

  • Meet with potential students and parents to discuss admissions procedures and academic programs.

  • Provide information and follow up with high school guidance counselors, program directors, business, governmental, and community agencies as well as others who request admission information.

  • Prepare reports outlining activities performed and progress of those activities.

  • Assist in inputting student data collected in to the database and mailing recruitment materials.

  • Conduct campus tours for prospective students, parents, and other constituents.

  • Advise prospective and admitted students regarding admissions, testing, and residency documents.

  • Provide assistance with the coordination of admission and registration process for entering students.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree required.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications, and the internet, and possess willingness to learn how to use all computerized tracking systems on a network

  • Be able to follow through on tasks and exhibit initiative

  • Must possess flexibility and ability to work days, evenings, and weekends

  • Advanced oral and written skills

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

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

CUNY TITLE

Assistant to HEO

FLSA

Non-exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, go to www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

CLOSING DATE

February 24, 2019

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.

Job Title: Admissions Advisor/Recruiter

Job ID: 20147

Location: Medgar Evers College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular