CUNY Admissions Director in Queens, New York


Queensborough Community College, a member college of The City University of New York (CUNY), is located on a 37-acre campus in Bayside, Queens, New York. Queensborough enrolls over 16,000 students in rich liberal arts and science curricula as well as in career and pre-professional courses. The College is recognized as a national leader in establishing an institution-wide, student-centered learning environment through its Queensborough Academies which foster a culture of academic excellence while nurturing students as individuals in a supportive atmosphere.

One of the College’s greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We are committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action, and strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.

Queensborough Community College invites applications for the position of Director of Admissions. The College seeks an experienced and goal driven individual to lead a progressive Admissions team. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Enrollment Management, the Director of Admissions provides vision, leadership and oversees all of the day to day functions of the Office of Admissions. In addition to the functions listed in the CUNY Title Overview, and working closely with the Enrollment Management Team, the Director will conceptualize and implement a recruitment plan that is data-driven, focused on strategic initiatives, and advances the mission and goals of the College. The Director of Admissions will hire, train and supervise all admissions staff and model service excellence for the admissions team. The Director will manage and refine key areas of focus including communication plans, prospective student and counselor relationship cultivation, recruitment territories, and campus events. This position requires some evening and weekends.


Bachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience required.

The following qualifications are strongly preferred:

  • Experience using data and technology to design recruitment plans that meet targeted enrollment goals

  • Experience planning on-campus special events and targeted outreach campaigns to constituencies

  • Knowledge of College admissions trends and NYC, Long Island high school and transfer markets

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships with key constituencies, in order to meet enrollment goals

  • Experience with PeopleSoft, Hobsons CRM

  • Higher Education managerial experience


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.

Job Title Name: Admissions Director


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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.


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Candidates must provide a resume and cover letter.


March 10, 2017. Review of resumes to begin February 22, 2017.


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.

Location: Queensborough CC

Job Title: Admissions Director

Job ID: 16345

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular