Admissions Senior Advisor Job ID: 18702 Location: School of Professional Studies Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular
The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) provides online and on campus degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking for a seamless way to finish or transition into a bachelor’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, advance in the workplace, or change careers.
Drawing on CUNY's nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, the School's programs provide opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater civic participation, and new ways to advance knowledge.
Home to the first fully online degree programs at the City University of New York, CUNY SPS offers fully accredited degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online education. CUNY SPS was ranked in the top 5% in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 2018 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.
The Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management is seeking a reliable Admissions Senior Advisor to provide proactive and high-quality admissions advising and enrollment support to prospective students. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the successful candidate’s duties include but are not limited to: • Cultivate and maintain relationships with strategic partners to support enrollment growth. • Represent the School at community events and college fairs, and participate in campus- based admissions activities. • Review and process admission applications, make recommendations for admission, track prospect and applicant data in the School’s CRM and student information system, and provide data as needed for admissions reporting. • Work closely with staff and faculty across the School to ensure a seamless transition for entering students. • Assist with departmental activities as needed and will participate in School-wide events.
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required. The preferred candidate will have: • Experience working with nontraditional and transfer students • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills • Ability to build rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with students, staff, and faculty • Evidence of proactive problem solving and follow-up to resolve student issues • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed applicant records • Experience working with CRM systems; experience with Hobsons Education Solutions a plus • Familiarity with PeopleSoft and/or CUNYFirst and the aptitude to learn new systems as needed • Flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as needed
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW - 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.
CUNY TITLE Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Salary range: $51,125 - $58,555 - 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 Visit 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. Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).
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.