The Director of Admissions will report to the VP for Enrollment Management. The Director of Admissions will oversee the Admissions Processing , the One Stop Center, the New Student Engagement Team, Transfer Credit Evaluation and collaborate closely with the Recruitment area. The Director is responsible for processing of all admissions applications, identifying students status, programs, eligibility and missing documents. The Director will oversee all transfer credit evaluations and for all newly admitted transfer students as well as readmit students transferring back with credits to be evaluated. The Director will report application numbers that create our enrollment funnel, showing the number of students in categories of prospective, accepted, admitted, committed and registered. The Director is responsible for coordinating the opening and closing dates for each application cycle, both online and direct applications to the college. The Director is responsible for maintaining the list of approved programs, both active and inactive, as well as communicating with the Central Office when a program needs to be terminated/discontinued. The Director will directly supervise nine full time staff members and nine part time staff members.
Principal responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Recommend and implement improvements to the admissions process as warranted.
Ensure compliance with applicable policies, guidelines, and regulations of the College, the University, City and State.
Utilize technology and other tools to effectively leverage the admissions resources for the college.
Hire, train, supervise and evaluate all admissions staff, and model service excellence for the admissions team.
Serves as representative for the College.
Bachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience required.
Creative and flexible problem solver who can execute in an evolving college structure.
Proficient using standard higher education industry admissions systems and tools, including CRM, web-based, and online applications to perform market analyses.
Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills to work and interact effectively, collaboratively, and cooperatively with a diverse community of learners, students, faculty, staff and external constituencies.
Experience with PeopleSoft, Hobsons CRM.
Higher Education managerial experience.
Ability to identify, develop, lead, and manage a small admissions team.
Ability to work evening hours and occasional weekends.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
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
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$79,040 - $121,852
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.
HOW TO APPLY
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Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.
April 30, 2021
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CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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.
Internal Number: 22318
About Kingsborough Community College (CUNY)
Kingsborough Community College was founded in 1963 and is one of 23 campuses of the City University of New York (CUNY) system and offers both liberal arts education and career training programs. Kingsborough has been named one of the leading community colleges in the country by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. It has also earned national recognition for its creative and effective use of learning communities, for the large number of degrees it confers, for the high percentage of graduates who continue their studies, and for innovative programs that draw thousands of non-traditional students to its campus every year. Kingsborough serves a widely-diverse population of approximately 14,000 students. Approximately 70% of Kingsborough’s students are enrolled in a liberal arts or science degree program; the rest pursue degrees in more specialized, career-oriented programs such as business, communications, criminal justice, culinary arts, nursing and allied health, information technology, journalism, maritime technology, tourism and hospitality, and the visual arts. The college takes pride in its many support programs that enhance student success. All students are offered in...dividual, personal and academic counseling; workshops to improve basic skills as well as career planning and placement services. Students enjoy the accessibility of Kingsborough faculty and administrators.