Rutgers University Program Coordinator II in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Position Information


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Rutgers University–New Brunswick took root nearly 250 years ago. We are the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource—the flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities. We are the region’s most high-profile public research institution and a leading national research center with a global impact.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Coordinator II for the office of Undergraduate Admissions. The Program Coordinator II will reside in Southern California (Greater Los Angeles area) with the purpose of recruiting California students to the university. The Program Coordinator II is responsible for a range of duties typically associated with recruiting the entering class at various stages of the recruitment cycle through enrollment.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Conducts information sessions, makes presentations, and conducts counseling sessions at high schools, colleges and other facilities to meet students, families and school/college personnel for the purpose of recruiting and enrolling students.

  • Hosts virtual recruitment webinars and represents Rutgers at off-campus events.

  • Communicates and develops relationships with high school and university personnel, internal Rutgers academic and administrative units, alumni, etc., in coordinating recruitment activities.

  • Reviews/ prepares reports and analysis, maintains databases, conducts web research/benchmarking, organize mailings or emailings, etc.


Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong computer literacy

  • Must demonstrate solid judgment, organizational, planning, coordination, time management and ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to work well independently and on a team

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to represent the university knowledgeably, articulately and enthusiastically with an effective professional demeanor.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel, when necessary, to sites for business demands.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in college admissions or as a high school counselor is highly desirable
Special Conditions
  • Job includes some evening and weekend programs, as well as some overnight travel.

  • Must reside within Southern California.

  • This position has been appointed for 10 months.

Recruitment/Posting Title: Program Coordinator II

Job Category: Staff & Executive - Student Affairs and Services

Department: Undergraduate Admissions

Position Status: Full Time

Daily Work Shift: Day

FLSA: Nonexempt

Grade: 03

Annual Minimum Salary: 40026.00

Annual Mid Range Salary: 49768.50

Annual Maximum Salary: 59511.00

Standard Hours: 37.50

Union Description: URA-AFT Administrative

Payroll Designation: PeopleSoft

Terms of Appointment: Staff - 10 month

Position Pension Eligibility: ABP

Posting Number: 18ST1663

Posting Open Date: 06/04/2018

Regional Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus: Off Campus