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CUNY Admissions Director  & Special Projects (HEO) - Hunter College Campus Schools in New York, New York

Admissions Director & Special Projects (HEO) - Hunter College Campus Schools

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Hunter Campus Schools

Full/Part Time




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Reporting to the Executive Director of Campus Schools, the Director of Admissions and Special Projects oversees and leads all functions of the Admissions Office at the Hunter College Campus Schools.

In addition to the duties in the CUNY Title Overview, specific components of the position include, but are not limited to, responsibility for:

  • Develops and implement the policies and procedures for admission to the Hunter College

  • Campus Schools; participates in an ongoing assessment of such policies and procedures through contacts with administrators, teachers, parents, and additional entities.

  • Oversee the preparation and management of test packets and materials for the Elementary School and the High School

  • Organize and execute testing days for both Campus Schools

  • Direct outreach and recruitment initiatives for the Elementary School and the High School

  • Manage and analyze admission data

  • Coordinate logistics with testing psychologists

  • Communicate with schools and parents regarding admissions

  • Oversee the transition processing of Hunter Elementary students to the High School

  • Create and update promotional materials

  • Initiate and follow up on special projects and events at the request of the Director of the

  • Campus Schools, the Director of Center for Gifted Education, Provost, and the President of Hunter College

  • Supervise, train, and evaluate Admissions Office staff

  • Respond to questions and appeals related to admissions

  • Act as liaison with the Hunter College Center for Gifted Education, assist with data gathering for research

  • Communicate relevant data of incoming students to the principals of the Campus Schools


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


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


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


Higher Education Officer




Salary commensurate with education and experience. ($83,878 - $124,656)

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.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number. 25505

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.

Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

  • Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on March 3, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


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.