John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) led by President Karol V. Mason, and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.
The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and offers bachelor???s and master???s degrees in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. John Jay College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.
The John Jay 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 John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY go to the program???s website at www.jjay.cuny.edu/ace-john-jay .
Reporting to the ACE Director, the ACE Career Specialist is a member of an integrated college team and has the major responsibility to develop and coordinate career development activities and services for students enrolled in ACE.
In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, duties will include, but are not limited to:
Oversees career development activities for the ACE program including, but not limited to career assessments, job readiness workshops, resume and cover letter preparation, interview techniques, job skills, and organizes industry panels and guest speakers
Provides one-one-one job and internship search counseling to students
Develops and maintains relationships with employers that can lead to recruitment and hiring
Creates and maintains an extensive database of employer, service learning, and internship opportunities
Tracks and reviews student contacts on monthly basis, maintains accurate career development files for each ACE student, and recommends appropriate actions plans to promote and ensure student success
Promotes ACE student participation in college or CUNY-wide career activities
Assists with ACE recruitment efforts
Collaborates with ACE advisors to regularly assess students??? career needs
Reviews student tracking and outcomes data as member of ACE team
Performs related duties as assigned by the ACE Director.
Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office, and this position is based in New York, NY.
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.
Bachelor's Degree and four years related experience required.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Administers career development programs and services in a College or Unit.
Assists in developing and implementing career planning programs and services.
Takes a lead role in a portfolio of ongoing programs, such as orientation or workshop programs
May supervise a unit or program, hiring, training, and managing staff
Consults with faculty, staff, administrators, and employers regarding students career development needs
Assists in collection, tabulation and analysis of outcomes data for students and other stakeholders, as well as research of employment and market trends
Assists in policy development and strategic planning/special projects.
Serves as a liaison to student groups, clubs, and athletic organizations.
Represents career office on college committees, conferences, and to the College community at large
Conducts outreach programming, orienting employers and other constituents to services
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Student Career Program Specialist
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
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
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Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment"
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Once you have registered or logged in with your user name and password, upload your cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references as one document.
Review of resumes to begin May 27, 2022.
Posting closes on June 3, 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.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally-recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent of students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.