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LaGuardia Community College/CUNY
  • Position Number: 2158421
  • Location: Long Island City, NY
  • Position Type: Admissions/Enrollment

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Job Title: ASAP Recruitment Coordinator

Job ID: 22208

Location: LaGuardia Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit to learn more.

Reporting to the ASAP Recruitment Specialist, the Recruitment Coordinator will coordinate the comprehensive recruitment plan to meet the recruitment target of the program. The successful candidate will coordinate workshops, intake screenings, interviews and orientation sessions for prospective students in collaboration with the ASAP Recruitment Specialist and other staff in addition to the following:

- Coordinate the training and development of ASAP Student Ambassadors to ensure they can successfully support the recruitment efforts of the program;
- Maintain and update program database, lists, and files to ensure completeness and accuracy;
- Work with applicants and ASAP leadership team to ensure completion of the application process;
- Coordinate all aspects of the recruitment process by providing information about the ASAP program, coordinate interviews and process all required paperwork;
- Assist in the guidance of students through the decision-making and course selection process at LaGuardia;
- Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends;
- Assist the ASAP Director with required reporting as directed;


Bachelor's degree required.

- Strong understanding of the needs and challenges facing students from diverse urban backgrounds.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, within the department and with faculty and other administrators.
- Strong organization, project management, communication, and facilitation skills.
- Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of student activities.
- Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.
- Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office (Access and Excel) and aptitude to learn new systems as needed.
- Familiarity with recruitment and outreach admissions strategies for diversified community preferred.
- Experience advising community college students preferred.
- Must possess the ability to communicate program requirements effectively to students, as well as, have the being able to easily build rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with students, staff, and faculty.
- Excellent written and communication skills highly preferred.
- Experience facilitating outreach efforts is necessary.
- Experience working in special programs and/or with a cohort model and using CUNYfirst a plus.


Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) helps students earn their college degree as quickly as possible, by removing the financial, academic, and personal obstacles that many students confront. Key ASAP program features include a consolidated block schedule, cohorts by major, required full-time study and comprehensive advisement and career development services. Financial incentives include tuition waivers for financial aid eligible students, yearly textbook vouchers, and MetroCards for all students. Further information is available at

The ASAP Recruitment Coordinator coordinates and contributes to ASAP student recruiting activities.
- Conducts information sessions and initial intake appointments to ensure ASAP applicants are fully informed of
requirements and processes
- Assists in direct recruiting at high schools, community outreach events, and other appropriate locations
- Maintains relations with CUNY pre-matriculation programs
- Provides information about the ASAP program and its services in person or by telephone, email, or letter
- Coordinates ASAP Student Leader activities
- Maintains current information about College programs and degree requirements
- Performs related duties as assigned


Assistant to HEO




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.


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March 11, 2021


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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.

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