Admissions Counselor?? -?? Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
John Jay College (CUNY)
Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA
Internal Number: 27296
Admissions Counselor - Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
John Jay College
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ABOUT JOHN JAY COLLEGE
John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is laser-focused on fueling the success of our exceptional student scholars pursuing a justice-focused education. Led by President Karol V. Mason, John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students, nearly fifty percent of whom are first in their family to attend college, and many of them are immigrants or children of immigrants.
The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of CUNY and offers bachelor's and master's degrees both in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. The College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in a multicultural academic environment and are committed to cementing our culture of pride, distinction and excellence.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking full-time Admissions Counselor to recruit transfer and first year students. Reporting directly to the Undergraduate Associate Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor will participate in the development and implementation of enrollment strategies.
In addition to the duties in the CUNY Title Overview, responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Assists with planning activities to ensure an optimal student experience in accordance with established expectations
Develops and fosters relationships with students and parents through on-campus recruiting activities and events
Accepts walk-in and scheduled admissions appointments with new students to facilitate their enrollment at the college
Discusses academic programs with prospective students
Builds and sustains relationships with high school guidance counselors in an assigned territory
Maintains general knowledge of college activities, programs and requirements
Represents the college by delivering presentations to groups of prospective students regarding the educational opportunities available at John Jay College
Assists with direct mail, telephone and email follow-up with student prospects and applicants.
Attends college meetings and serves on college committees to stay updated on issues relating to admissions.
Assists with special events.
Travel to local and national college fairs throughout the year
Work weekends and evening when needed
Work across the Enrollment Management division based on the needs of the College
Bachelor's Degree required.
The successful candidates will be dynamic and enthusiastic professionals who can work independently and in a team environment.
Strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills with ability to make presentations and lead small group discussions
An understanding of and appreciation for the College's mission and commitment to diversity
Prior experience in higher education or in admissions
Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word), and aptitude to learn new systems as needed
Knowledge of PeopleSoft
Valid driver license required
English/Spanish bilingual preferred
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Coordinates efforts of admissions and/or enrollment offices.
Coordinates workshops, intake screenings, interviews and orientations for new students
Counsels prospective applicants on requirements and standards and provides general information on programs and services in person or by telephone, e-mail or letter; conducts follow up as needed
Assists in conducting open house sessions and orientations, including group sessions and programs at high schools and in the community at large
Assists with day-to-day administration and an admissions or enrollment office, including scheduling and preparing and distributing materials
Represents the Admission Office to the college's internal and external communities as directed
Maintains and updates program databases, lists and files to ensure completeness and accuracy
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Admissions Coordinator
Assistant to HEO
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
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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Once you have registered or logged in with your user name and password, upload your cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references as one document.
Review of resumes to begin on September 22, 2023.
Posting closes on October 1, 2023.
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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.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally-recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent of students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.