Academic Program Specialist - Part-Time Initiative @ SLU
CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA
Internal Number: 25083
Academic Program Specialist - Part-Time Initiative @ SLU
Sch. of Labor & Urban Studies
The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Labor Studies and Urban Studies that are designed to meet the needs of working adults as well as traditional-age college students who seek to learn more about the challenges confronting poor and working-class populations in the workplace and in the community. It also collaborates with other units of CUNY to offer a range of college-credit programs designed to give workers the academic and technical skills they need for professional advancement. Its faculty includes distinguished scholars in the social sciences as well as expert practitioners in government, labor, and public service.
The Part-Time Initiative ([email protected] program) helps students earn their college degrees as quickly as possible, by removing the financial, academic, and personal obstacles that many students confront. [email protected] will partner with government agencies, unions, community organizations, employers, and industry groups that provide tuition support and are seeking to prepare workers for jobs or continuing their college education. The program will be offered off-site and is targeted for communities and constituencies that have been traditionally underserved. Credits earned in the program will be transferrable to any school or college of The City University of New York.
Primary duties include but are not limited to:
Assist in developing, assessing, and executing a comprehensive program of academic advising, career and professional development, and other support and financial aid services for program students
Prepare and distribute college-wide announcements, routine communications, and promotional materials in support of expanding the program; maintain accuracy of website
Establish and foster key relationships across the campus to ensure that recruitment, advisement, tutoring, professional development and financial aid processes are inclusive and student-focused
Plan and execute day-to-day operations of the program
Maintain databases, records, and lists about program activities; generate data and analyze metrics to inform decision-making
Assist in the development of a recruitment plan of new students into the program
Serve as frontline ambassador to the students, public, and university community on informational matters; attend meetings and represent the School in university-wide collaborations
Manage program fiscal affairs
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office.
Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required.
Master???s degree in an appropriate discipline and prior experience advising students in an institution of higher education, non-traditional students preferred
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
Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Suite and student information systems (Oracle/PeopleSoft, EAB Navigate), and aptitude to learn new systems as needed
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Participates in the daily coordination of academic and administrative activities of a College's specialized academic program under management direction.
Supports program development, student service delivery, outcome evaluation and instructor/student recruitment, enrollment, and retention.
Recommends, implements and evaluates strategies to expand program offerings
Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management
Develops and maintains relationships with various College offices to improve student and faculty services
Serves as resource expert regarding program policies and procedures
Oversees office recordkeeping; manages updates of program web and print materials
May supervise office operations and/or department budget
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Academic Program Specialist
Higher Education Assistant
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
For full consideration, submit a cover letter and resume online via CUNY's web-based job system, addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined.
Current CUNY employees must apply through CUNYfirst Employee Self Service using your login credentials. After you login to CUNYfirst, navigate to job openings by following the path from the Main Menu: Self Service ???>Recruiting Activities ???>Careers ???>Managerial and Professional
The direct link to the job opening from external sources is:
https://hrsa.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMSCG/c/HRS HRAM FL.HRS CG SEARCH FL.GBL?Page=HRS APP JBPST FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=25083&PostingSeq=1
Open until filled with review of resumes to commence after September 30, 2022.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Labor Studies and Urban Studies that are designed to meet the needs of working adults as well as traditional-age college students who seek to learn more about the challenges confronting poor and working class populations in the workplace and in the community. It also collaborates with other units of CUNY to offer a range of college-credit programs designed to give workers the academic and technical skills they need for professional advancement. Its faculty includes distinguished scholars in the social sciences as well as expert practitioners in government, labor, and public service. In addition to its academic programs, SLU sponsors research; organizes forums and conferences; and publishes a national journal, New Labor Forum: A journal of ideas, analysis, and debate.