Job ID: 2021-8150 Type: School of Professional Studies (CP1108) # of Openings: 1 Category: Student Services/Athletics New York University
The Admissions Office at the School of Professional Studies (SPS) is seeking an indvidual to serve as an Admissions Officer. Under very general supervision, represent and market NYU to potential students at on-campus and off-campus recruitment events; cultivate relationships with students to encourage a positive response and interest in attending NYU and promote NYU and its' schools and programs. Assist with the achievement of University, geographic, and department enrollment targets by encouraging qualified students to apply to NYU. Review and evaluate students' admission applications. Approve or deny applications and recommend borderline applicants to academic departments and Admission Committee for further consideration. Advise students on application process, University and School programs, academic requirements, financial aid options, housing, and other student services.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Required Experience: 2 years' admissions or related student services experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience evaluating international credentials for U.S. equivalency.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to promote the University and to work independently as well as part of a team. Outstanding interpersonal, public speaking, and writing skills. Ability to handle sensitive situations and/or people. Valid drivers license and passport required. Ability to work evenings, weekends. Must be able to travel to both domestic and international locations during the recruitment season. Ability to market diverse programs and serve as a liaison between admissions and academic program officers.
For over 85 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 13 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of non-degree courses and credentials.
NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing, including real estate, real estate development, and construction management; hospitality, tourism, travel, and event management; global affairs and global security, conflict, and cybercrime; global sport and sports business; publishing; marketing; public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human resource management and development, and human capital analytics and technology; management and systems; translation; and professional writing. It is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.
Home to some of the largest and most prestigious industry conferences in the world, including the Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Capital Markets Conference, REIT Symposium, and National Symposium of Women in Real Estate; and the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality’s International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, the School’s invaluable connections to industry leaders is a truly distinguishing factor in the education that it provides. Through career development services and resources provided by the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU SPS, guest lecturers, site visits, participation in numerous conferences and events, and Global Field Intensives, students benefit from an NYU education that will set them apart. In addition, they have the opportunity to learn from and network with more than 30,000 NYU SPS alumni who live, work, and contribute to innovation in industry around the world. For more information about the NYU School of Professional Studies, visit sps.nyu.edu.
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Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities.