Hudson County Community
Posting date: November 5,
Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning,
comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and
ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC students were
born in 119 countries and speak 29 different languages. The
diversity and the multitude of our community’s cultures, life
experiences, skills and aspirations, are the very values and traits
that empower us to be productive and caring members of our
HCCC embodies an unwavering commitment to student success and an
intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2019, the
President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(PACDEI) was instituted to develop new levels of understanding and
access and advance the College’s commitment to transparency and
inclusion. We are proud of the differences we share, which are the
foundation for the life changing and transformational education we
offer and the social mobility we provide to the communities we
HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the
Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in
Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus
Center has abundant parking. Fully accredited by the Middle States
Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and
classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and
businesses of Hudson County, one of the most ethnically diverse
areas of the United States. The College was recently recognized
with the 2021 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)
Northeast Regional Equity Award, and the 2021 INSIGHT Into
Diversity’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED)
Award. In 2016 the Gabert Library was one of three academic
libraries in the United States to receive the Excellence in
Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College and
Research Libraries (ACRL), and in 2019 the HCCC Tutoring Center
received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award for
Two-Year Institutions. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the
Dream, a network of high achieving community colleges, part of its
expanding effort toward continuous improvement in student
HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and
university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond,
accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further
undergraduate and graduate education. Hudson County Community
College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications
from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting
student success in all forms.
Position Summary/Job Description
Implements student recruitment initiatives and coordinates
various recruitment activities, with a focus on targeted student
populations, including but not limited to veterans, international
students, business and industry partners, specialized programs,
returning learners, and other unique student populations. Part-time
employees are authorized to work 24 hours a week.
- In consort with the Associate Dean, Enrollment Services,
participates in the implementation of short-term and long-term
strategic planning initiatives for the Admissions Department that
support the College’s mission and contribute to the implementation
and maintenance of efficient and cost-effective recruiting and
admissions processes and procedures.
- Coordinates, plans, develops, implements, and evaluates student
recruitment programs for targeted student populations, including
but not limited to veterans, international students, business and
industry partners, specialized programs, returning learners, and
other unique student populations to promote the College and its
programs. Emphasizes the College’s commitment to providing
educational opportunities to a diverse and multi-cultural
- Recruits, counsels, and admits applicants in accordance with
established College policies and procedures, external partner
agreements, applicable federal guidelines, established Student and
Academic Affairs policies and procedures, and the rules and
regulations defined by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy
- Interacts directly with representatives from local partnerships
via businesses, non-profit and veteran organizations, unions, and
others, to strategically recruit students.
- Actively participates in external and internal College
recruitment programs via public and media presentations.
- Completes and maintains various recruiting and admissions
documentation and records.
- Effectively collaborates with all staff members of the
Enrollment, Student Affairs, Academic, and Community Education and
Workforce Development areas, to work towards the achievement of
common goals regarding the development, promotion, administration,
enhancement, and growth of student recruitment in specialized
- Actively participates in the development and implementation of
process improvement systems specifically related to recruiting
operations and administrative activities to streamline operations,
enhance existing procedures, and increase the operating efficiency
of department operations.
- Continues to develop professional skills through independent
research, networking, attending seminars and workshops, etc., to
maintain awareness of current and changing trends in education and
specific to recruiting and admissions. Remains knowledgeable of
regulatory issues specific to student recruitment and admissions,
general enrollment services, and administrative
- Represents the College to current and prospective students and
- Performs other student recruitment services and activities, as
required. Actively participates in special projects, as
required. Remains flexible and adaptable in work schedules
and work assignments as defined by College and departmental
Minimum of a Bachelor degree in a related field required with
experience in recruiting and admissions. This position will include
frequent travel throughout Hudson County, therefore a valid NJ
Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle are required.
Bi-lingual ability preferred.
Knowledge of admissions standards and recruitment objectives and
principals required with the ability to plan, organize, and
implement related programs and activities. Understanding or
experience with veteran and international recruitment, and other
unique student populations.
Ability to plan and implement marketing strategies and programs.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal,
and customer service skills required to effectively collaborate
with prospective, new and existing students, Division Deans,
faculty, advisors, counselors, and all levels of employees and
management. Computer proficiency and knowledge of automated
admissions and student information systems.
Demonstrated ability to interact with a culturally diverse
population and to effectively and respectfully function and
communicate within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors,
orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds.
Closing Date of Applications
Open until filled
Review of applications to begin
For full consideration please send resume and cover letter to
Felicia Allen at email@example.com.
COVID-related Information and
Vaccination Requirements. https://www.hccc.edu/community/returntocampus/index.html
As a New Jersey First Act
Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New
Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
HCCC is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse
and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on
employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an
individual for the particular position being filled. Women,
veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.