Admissions Recruitment Advisor

The State University of New York (SUNY) System Administration seeks applications for an Admissions Recruitment Advisor to work at SUNY’s Welcome Center located in New York City.  With 64 college and university campuses located within 30 miles of every home, school, and business in the state, SUNY is the nation’s largest comprehensive system of public higher education. It serves more than 1.3 million students annually, employs more than 90,000 faculty and staff, and connects more than 3 million alumni around the world. 

Reporting to the Director for the Center, the incumbent’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Regular travel throughout the New York City area to high schools, community based agencies and local college fairs. Occasional travel upstate and out of state may be required.
  • Deliver information about SUNY college choice options and the application process to prospective students, families and school counselors. Conduct large group presentations, as well as individual meetings.
  • Assist in the development and execution of successful recruitment programs.
  • Provide assistance to visitors to the SUNY Welcome Center.
  • Collect student inquiries. Track and evaluate recruitment activities using prospect management software.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; experience in admissions or student affairs setting and extensive presentation skills preferred. Additional requirements include ability to work with culturally diverse populations; demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills; competent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products; strong analytical abilities; and demonstrated experience working in a team environment to manage projects from inception to implementation. Must have the ability to prioritize time and activities, show initiative and handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent fringe benefits.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume and are invited to apply online. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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State University of New York System Administration is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or retaliation.

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