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CUNY ASAP Recruitment Specialist in New York, New York

Job Title: ASAP Recruitment Specialist

Job ID: 23210

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is a vibrant, pluralistic learning community committed to the intellectual and personal growth of students. BMCC bridges the economic and education opportunity gap for students, more than half of whom are the first in their families to attend college.

Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) supports motivated students to earn an associate’s degree within three years. The program emphasizes enriched academic, financial and personal support including comprehensive and personalized advisement, career development, tutoring, tuition waivers, MTA MetroCards and textbook vouchers.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Recruitment and Retention, the ASAP Recruitment Specialist is a member of the team responsible of leading all recruitment efforts. In addition to the responsibilities outlined in the CUNY Title Overview, the Recruitment Specialist will:

  • Develop and facilitate information sessions for prospective students

  • Support pre-admission advisement for ASAP applicants

  • Develop and coordinate the implementation of student communications

  • Develop, coordinate and assist field recruitment through high schools and college fairs, community outreach events and other external programs

  • Represent ASAP at internal and external programs

  • Responsible for the maintenance of relationships with pre-matriculation programs

  • Supervise and train ASAP Student Ambassadors and Recruitment Assistants

  • Support the maintenance of the recruitment database

  • Support internal logistics throughout the recruitment process

  • Serve as a liaison to Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, IT and other BMCC offices

  • Perform related duties as assigned

Evening and weekend hours and local travel may be required


Bachelor's degree (Master’s preferred) and four years related experience. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to work remotely and in-person

  • Experience in the creation of recruitment marketing and communication plans

  • Experience using Hobsons Connect

  • A strong understanding of the needs and challenges of diverse student groups

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Organization, project management, communication and facilitation skills

  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of student information

  • Strong Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word), Hobson Connect, Qualtrics, texting platforms, and the aptitude to learn new systems

  • Excellent written and public speaking skills


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.

Job Title Name: Admissions Senior Advisor


Higher Education Assistant




Salary : 51,242 - $61,188

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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December 19, 2021


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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.