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St. John's University


Pre-Admissions Program Assistant


Queens, NY
ID: R4730

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. 


A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission.  As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community.  We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution.  As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.  


Pre-Admission Program Assistant

Enrollment Management



Job Summary:


This position requires a person who is eager to be a part of a collegial, student-centered environment. A person who is interested in serving others to become knowledgeable in pursuing a higher academic experience as fostered by the mission of St. Vincent DePaul. 


Essential Functions:


  • The program assistant will schedule/confirm daily, weekly/ monthly appointments for the Director
  • Provide excellent customer service to students, parents, other external personnel, University departments on the phone and through emails
  • Assist in compilation of data for the various program of the office-College Advantage, High School Scholars, St. John’s University/ St. John’s Prep Baccalaureate Program, other outreach programs. 
  • Organize/ maintain files/data for programs.
  • Place food orders for office events; order supplies for office. 




  • Candidates should possess strong verbal/communication skills 
  • Excellent computer skills- word, excel, power point, access, outlook 
  • Willingness to learn University databases as needed. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and flexibility to prioritize during peak times of the various programs. 
  • Adaptability to University/ office changes 


Work Environment:


This position operates in a professional office environment. The role uses standard office equipment- desktop computer, printer, fax machine, phone. 


Physical demands:


  • The candidate must possess a strong work ethic;
  • be organized;
  • available to work a 35 hour week (Monday – Thursday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and Fridays from 8:30 am to 3 pm).  


Required Education/Experience:


  • experience of at least 1-3 years with office work;
  • computer knowledge;
  • adaptability 


“All persons hired are required to be vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law.”


St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.


Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education. 


St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

This position is located at 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY. View the Google Map in full screen.