Academic Program Director?? - ACE Program at York College/CUNY. Queens, NY
York College of the City University of New York
Location: Queens, NY, 11415, USA
Internal Number: 23085
Academic Program Director - ACE Program at York College/CUNY. Queens, NY
The York ACE (Accelerate-Complete-Engage) program is a comprehensive program designed to help students complete their academic journey to the bachelor???s degree over four years by providing participants with a clearly mapped program of study and comprehensive academic advisement and career support services. For more information about the ACE program at York College, CUNY go to the program???s website athttps://www.york.cuny.edu/ace.
The Director manages the operations of all ACE (Accelerate-Complete-Engage) program activities and represents the program within and outside the College. ACE is a comprehensive program designed to help students complete their academic journey to the Bachelor???s degree within four years by providing participants with a clearly mapped program of study and comprehensive academic advisement and career support services. The ACE Director reports to the Provost or senior level OAA designee.
Develops and implements programming to meet the Program???s mission, collaborating with other College units, participating CUNY ACE/ASAP colleges, and CUNY???s Central ASAP Office
Administers a comprehensive portfolio of services, providing a highly supportive environment by overseeing ACE advisors, career specialists, and support staff, and by developing relevant programs, workshops, and activities to improve student success
Manages staff and budget consistent with program goals and guidelines
Develops and monitors a comprehensive program of academic advisement, career counseling, and other support and financial aid services for a designated cohort of ACE students;
Develops and implements strategies to improve retention and performance of ACE students in collaboration with ACE advisors and career specialists;
Prepares reports for the college leadership, CUNY Central Office of Academic Affairs, and ASAP Central Office;
Attends monthly meetings at the CUNY Central and other periodic program-wide events;
Evaluates program services and develops interventions for probation and at-risk students; makes recommendations to improve program offerings;
Establishes and maintains relationships with academic departments, including scheduling of ACE classes;
Oversees recruitment of new students, including coordination with other college offices;
Bachelor's Degree and eight years' relevant experience required.
Additionally, the following are highly preferred:
Demonstrated management and supervisory skills as well as budget oversight and planning experience.
Strong understanding of the needs and challenges facing students from diverse urban backgrounds
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, within the department and with faculty and other administrators
Strong organization, project management, communication, and facilitation skills
Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of student activities
Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office (Access and Excel); and aptitude to learn new systems as needed.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Directs curriculum development and operations of a College's specialized academic program under executive oversight.
Designs, implements and monitors a comprehensive academic program development plan
Administers all curricular, administrative, and financial aspects of the program
Oversees program evaluation efforts and creates strategic plan to further develop program offerings
Manages annual budget; develops proposals and other initiatives for expanded program support
Cultivates and maintains strategic partnerships; serves as primary liaison to faculty and administrators to plan and execute programming activities
May participate in faculty recruitment efforts
Manages professional and clerical staff
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Academic Program Director
Higher Education Officer
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (email and telephone). Please upload all materials as ONE DOCUMENT in doc, pdf, or rtf format.
You may only apply online through the CUNY.edu job board.
Please go to www.CUNY.edu, go to the Employment drop-down menu and click the ???Search Job Postings??? tab.
Filter by Job Location by clicking on York College. The title of this position is ACE Program Academic Director, Job ID #23085. Click on the title to view the entire job announcement.
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York College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer.
This posting will close on February 14, 2022.
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About York College of the City University of New York
"York College provides students with a one-of-a-kind educational experience. It offers many qualities of a major university, including a distinguished faculty and strong pre-professional programs. At the same time, students benefit from individualized attention and a strong sense of community.
Centrally located in Queens, York College is accessible by car, bus, subway, and the Long Island Railroad. Easy access to the rest o Queens and New York City enables students to pursue community service and internships as part of their curriculum."