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CUNY Admissions Specialist in New York, New York

Admissions Specialist

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CUNY School of Medicine

Full/Part Time



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The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York (CCNY) located in the heart of Harlem, is the only medical school in the City University of New York system. Building upon more than 40 years of the success as the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, we offer a BS/MD degree and a Physician Assistant Master’s Degree. True to its legacy of access, opportunity and community transformation, the newly-accredited CSOM’s mission remains to recruit highly talented students as diverse as the city itself. CSOM places a special emphasis on recruitment of those who are underrepresented in the field of medicine, and on training high quality, culturally competent clinicians equipped meet the healthcare needs of New York’s medically under-served communities. As a major priority, CSOM seeks to enhance the recruitment and retention of senior leadership, faculty and staff to more closely reflect the diversity of our student body.

The Admissions Specialist, reporting to the Director of Admissions, and performs the administrative duties of the office. The Specialist is an integral member of the Admissions team and works in partnership with the Senior Admissions Counselor. The Admissions Specialist duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Collect and manage data on incoming students.

  • Responsible for collection of data and production of Office of Admissions and PA Report.

  • Collect related medical school admission data and serves in capacity as liaison to the AAMC.

  • Serves in capacity as liaison to Registrar and Student Affairs for data related matters.

  • Supervises College Work Student and Federal Work Study students in the Office of Admissions.

  • Assists with scheduling interviews, works with faculty, staff and students to coordinate 900-1000 interviews each admission cycle.

  • Assists in application review, receipt and verification of information, and the timely forwarding of data to other campus departments as needed.

  • Oversight of distribution of recruitment materials to applicants, high school counselors and other stakeholders.

  • Produces reports as requested for within school and for outside requests.


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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity and/or proficiency in CUNY First (PeopleSoft).

  • Proficiency in Hobsons or a related data management system.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.


Supervises activities in an operational unit supporting Admissions and/or Enrollment.

  • Oversees staff activities; plans and monitors employee scheduling and coverage and coordinates training

  • Serves as liaison to one or more departments providing student support services, such as Financial Aid

  • Coordinates selection process activities such as applications review, verification of information, and timely forwarding of data to other CUNY areas

  • Coordinates mailings and other communications

  • Monitors activity and reports on both transactions and outcomes

  • Completes projects to improve services and enhance productivity and cost-effectiveness

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Admissions Specialist


Higher Education Assistant




$52,267 - $99,532

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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Open until filled. Review of resumes to begin on August 29, 2023.


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.