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Recruitment and Events Coordinator, Office of Admissions

Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Job Description:

The Admissions Recruitment and Events Coordinator is the primary lead in assisting the Recruitment and Events Manager in strategic planning for the Admissions Office and the Enrollment Management and Student Success Division to provide high-quality personalized visit experiences and engagement for prospective students, families, and key influencers. Core activities include planning, implementing, and assessing all on-campus and virtual recruitment yield events for the Office of Admissions as well as conducting a limited number of external recruitment activities. This position requires evening and weekend work throughout the year. The duties in this capacity also include conducting visits to high schools, community colleges, and recruitment fairs. Travel associated with recruitment traditionally includes both in-state and out-of-state as well as evening and weekend assignments.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions:
  • Assist with the creation, planning, and execution of recruitment events including managing registration, reserving facilities, managing budget, working with external vendors and collaborating with many other areas of the College.
  • Develop and produce printed and electronic event invitations.
  • Manage, execute and measure the effectiveness of the recruitment communication plan through the CRM.
  • Assist in the preparation of event materials.
  • Tabulate event attendance and preparing event summary reports
  • Assist with tasks related to overseeing the Student Tour Guides/Program.
  • Cover some recruitment events (external and internal) as required.

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position; other duties may be assigned consistent with the classification of the position.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 3-5 years of appropriate business experience.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of undergraduate admissions, or closely related, experience in an accredited college or university.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Experience recruiting high school and transfer students and managing a recruitment market/territory.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office/G-Suite and experience with student information systems and purchasing systems.
  • The position employs strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and independent decision-making in prioritizing & completing tasks and projects in a high-volume environment.
  • The physical requirement for this position will require constant sitting, constant standing, occasional bending, occasional walking, and occasionally lifting 10 lbs. or less.

Additional Information:

Please note all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the background check process.


Salary: $72,324.38 per year

The UCE-FIT Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) dictates the compensation, benefits, and conditions of employment. Hiring Salary: $72,324.38 per year with step increments per Salary Schedule 93, after one year of service and annually thereafter.

Bargaining Unit Title
Administrative Coordinator (CBA)

Work Schedule

Days/Hours: M-F, 9am-5pm, some evenings and weekends, in person; work schedule subject to change based on needs of the department.


The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) provides comprehensive employee benefit programs designed to help keep our faculty and staff and their families healthy, safe, happy, and productive. Our programs also include a variety of components to help our employees improve the quality and balance of their work and family lives, and to help them prepare for their futures.
  • Retirement Plans
  • Health Care Plan and Dental Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Commuter Benefit Plan
  • FIT Tuition Exemption Program
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Sick and Holidays)
  • 4-day Summer Workweek
  • Qualifying Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

For a full list of FIT benefits, visit our benefits webpage .

Pay Equity by State Employers

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Visa Sponsorship

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship by the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military service status, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, citizenship status (except as required to comply with law), or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged. Inquiries regarding FIT's non-discrimination policies may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, 212 217.3360,

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Requirements

This position will be required to constantly read and comprehend, occasionally perform calculations, constantly verbally communicate, frequently analyze, and constantly write. The working conditions for this position will be on campus, primarily in an office environment.

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the following documents online:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcript
  • A list of three references with telephone numbers and email addresses

Returning Applicants - Login to your FITNYC Careers Account to check your submitted application materials.

Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.

Please note that due to the volume of applications, we will not be able to contact each applicant individually.

Additional information about the Fashion Institute of Technology can be found at: .

About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York and an internationally renowned college of art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on liberal arts, invites nominations and applications for a Recruitment and Events Coordinator.


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