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Admissions Recruiter - Professional Services Specialist IV

New Jersey City University

Last Updated: 7/25/21

Job Description



SUMMARY: Under the coordination of the Director of University Admissions, the Admissions Recruiter is responsible for performing basic professional functions using policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines; does related work as required. The position will have a focus on monitoring prospects and establishing strong relationships with High School guidance counselors.

RESPONSIBILITIES: With a particular focus on out-of-state recruitment, the Admissions Recruiter:

  • Organizes recruitment events including campus tours and information sessions. Consults with the supervisor concerning progress on assignments and how to resolve problems

  • Establishes liaison and coordinates activities with other staff or organizations that relate to or impact on assigned responsibilities

  • May serve on standing and adhoc committees

  • Prepares clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations

  • Prepares correspondence in the course of official duties

  • Maintains essential records and admissions files

  • Assist the Associate Director in assessing the effectiveness of proposed publications

  • Manage campus visit inquiries received from prospective students’ software platforms

  • Assist in the hiring and supervision of all students who work with the Admissions Office – including general office help and University Ambassadors

  • Run PeopleSoft reports on an adhoc basis

  • Advise potential students on admission requirements, policies and procedures


  • The successful candidate must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of hire.

  • Demonstrable customer service, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with students, faculty, staff and members of the community.

  • Demonstrate an ability to deal effectively with individuals and teams from diverse backgrounds including community leaders, as well as members of the campus community

  • Proficiency with computer technology including Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, and enrollment/CRM applications.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree

PREFERRED SKILLS: Good organizational and time management skills. Ability to self-start and self-initiate projects, while also being effective in working in a collaborative environment. Ability to operate office equipment (i.e., copiers, fax machines, etc.). Experience using student information systems. Understanding of current issues and trends in Admissions and Enrollment Management.

EXPERIENCE: One year of experience in higher education, preferably in Admissions.

We offer a competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants.

Cut-Off Date for Filing Applications: May 10, 2021

Company Details

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States