CUNY Admissions Advisor (Office of Admissions and Recruitment, Division of Student Affairs) in New York, New York


Reporting to the Deputy Director of Admissions and Recruitment at Hunter College, the Admissions Advisor will be responsible for the following tasks in addition to the CUNY Title Overview:

  • Effectively recruits freshman and transfer students from an assigned territory to meet College enrollment goals by managing caseload through in-person visits, emails, and phone.

  • Creates and executes a travel plan to high schools, partner organizations, and community colleges within assigned territory and occasionally outside of the New York area.

  • Participates in planning and execution of all on-campus recruitment events.

  • Conducts on-campus information sessions and serves as in-house admissions counselor for prospective students and families visiting the office.

  • Makes data-informed decisions utilizing a CRM, institutional data, and current trends in higher education.

  • Coordinates Hunter admissions social media outlets, creates relevant campaigns and engages the target audience.

  • Seeks and retains knowledge of best industry practices in undergraduate admissions and recruitment and applies this knowledge to everyday duties.

  • Must be available to work evening /weekend hours.


Bachelor's Degree required.


  • Demonstrates communication skills, writing and public speaking ability, events and local or regional travel planning, exemplary customer service skills and ability to build and maintain relationships with key constituents and prospects within assigned territory.

  • Knowledge of trends and best practices in the field of admissions, recruitment or enrollment management in general.

  • Active working knowledge of all of Hunter College’s programs and opportunities and the ability to present this information to prospective students in all formats.

  • Experience with social media outlets in regard to use in recruitment (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, etc. and Hobson's Connect or other enrollment management CRM.

  • Research and analytical skills are required in order to conduct demographic, geographic and historical research, as it pertains to Hunter College's applicant trends within assigned territory and market.

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and be a proactive member of the admissions team.

  • Valid driver’s license preferred.


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


Assistant to HEO




Salary commensurate with education and experience ($39,282- $45,957).

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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin September 25, 2018.


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.

Job Title: Admissions Advisor (Office of Admissions and Recruitment, Division of Student Affairs)

Job ID: 19291

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular