CUNY Admissions Coordinator for Transfer Services in Queens, New York

POSITION DETAILS

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 close to 16,000 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 and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. 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.

The College is seeking an Admissions Coordinator for Transfer Students. Reporting to the Manager for Transfer Services, the Admissions Coordinator for Transfer Students will review past credits earned by transfer students and update records in CUNYfirst accordingly. The Admissions Coordinator for Transfer Students will work with queries in CUNYfirst and build transfer rules which serve as the foundation for credit evaluations. Some evening and/or weekend hours may be required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review student records from other institutions to determine applicability of transfer course work

  • Maintain transfer and course equivalency rules

  • Demonstrate and maintain knowledge of QCC/CUNY programs and degree requirements

  • Assist with the reviewing of transfer applications, update data in CUNYfirst and assist in the maintenance of transfer files

  • Evaluate online transfer applications, examine transcripts for exemptions for CUNY Placement test

  • Work closely with Manager of Transfer Services on developing timelines and goals, and serve as liaison to the Office of the Registrar

  • Serve as the administrative contact person for prospective transfer students

QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • The successful candidate can work independently and in a team environment.

  • Possess a strong awareness of higher education, student services and best practices

  • Experience evaluating academic transcripts for purpose of awarding transfer credit

  • Working knowledge and experience with student information systems, experience with PeopleSoft preferred.

  • Experience working in a Community College in a student services area, such as Admissions, Advising, or Registrar

  • Strong communication and customer service skills and experience working with multiple constituencies including academic departments.

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

CUNY TITLE

Assistant to HEO

FLSA

Non-exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates must provide a resume and cover letter.

CLOSING DATE

October 31, 2018. Review of resumes to begin October 17, 2018.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

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.

Job Title: Admissions Coordinator for Transfer Services

Job ID: 19507

Location: Queensborough CC

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular