Joseph Posillico, Ed.D., C.P.A., has more than 30 years of higher education experience in strategic enrollment management, student financial services, recruitment and retention, and marketing services. He joined New York Institute of Technology as vice president for enrollment management to oversee admissions and financial aid in May 2019. His areas of responsibility expanded in 2020 to include management of the bursar and registrar functions, and again in 2022 to include management of the university's Strategic Communications team.

Prior to joining New York Tech, Posillico served as senior vice president for Caldwell University, where he oversaw admissions, financial aid, marketing, communications, registrar, athletics, finance, and facilities operations. He also served as acting president in June and July 2016, and as vice president for enrollment management from February 2005 to December 2015. During his time at Caldwell, the university experienced significant increases in undergraduate enrollment and first-year retention.

Prior to that, Posillico held positions of increasing responsibility at Adelphi University for nearly 14 years, including the role of assistant vice president for enrollment management from 2001 to 2005. In this capacity, he directed strategic enrollment planning, marketing and advertising, budgeting, systems development, and staff training, and helped to increase freshman and transfer enrollment by 47 percent and 40 percent, respectively. At Adelphi he also served as director of university admissions and student financial services, assistant director of student financial services, and manager of financial reporting for student financial services.

Before entering higher education, Posillico served as a senior accountant at Deloitte and Touche, where he supported a range of clients from not-for-profit to SEC-registered and Fortune 500 companies.

He holds a bachelor's degree from St. John's University, a master's degree from Adelphi University, and an Ed.D. from Northeastern University. He has authored numerous articles and is affiliated with multiple professional organizations centered on college admissions, counseling, and financial aid, including the National Association for College Admission Counseling, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.