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CUNY Director of Admissions and Recruitment in Queens, New York

Job Title: Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Job ID: 22361

Location: Queensborough CC

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Position Open to CUNY Employees Only.

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 12,000 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.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer, is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and is dedicated to recruiting and retaining professionals who share the College’s commitment to equity. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university’s mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply. One of the Queensborough Community College’s greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We 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 and Recruitment.

The College seeks an experienced and enthusiastic individual to lead a progressive Admissions team. Reporting to the Dean of Enrollment Management, the Director of Admissions and Recruitment is an integral part of the Enrollment Services team and provides vision, leadership and oversight of all of the day to day functions of the Office of Admissions. In addition to the functions listed in the CUNY Title Overview, and as a member of the Enrollment Management Committee, 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 will manage and refine key areas of focus including communication plans, prospective student and counselor relationship cultivation, recruitment territories, and campus events. The Director will maintain an inclusive professional environment in keeping with the College’s commitment to equity.

This position requires occasional evening and weekends.

Lastly, the Director will oversee the Office of Testing and the Office of New Student Engagement.


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

The following qualifications are strongly preferred:

-Experience implementing successful Admissions and Recruitment initiatives

-Experience managing a diverse staff in a higher education setting

-Experience managing multiple initiatives, functions and deadlines simultaneously

-Experience using data and technology to design recruitment plans.

-Experience planning on-campus special events and targeted outreach campaigns to constituencies such as Open House and Accepted Student Receptions

-Knowledge of college admissions trends and local markets, especially Queens and Nassau Counties

-Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation, skills

-Exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships with key constituencies


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.

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.


May 14, 2021. Review of resumes to begin immediately.


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.