CUNY Academic Student Support Program Specialist in New York, New York

POSITION DETAILS

The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (GSPHHP) seeks to provide a collaborative and accessible environment for excellence in education, research, and service in public health, to promote and sustain healthier populations in NYC and around the world, and to shape policy and practice in public health for all. The School offers a range of innovative master's and doctoral degree programs and is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

The CUNY School of Public Health and Health Policy invites seeks an Academic Student Support Program Specialist. Reporting to the Curriculum and Assessment Manager, the Academic Student Support Program Specialist will be responsible for the academic administrative activities of the School’s graduate programs.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, other duties include but are not limited to:

  • Serves as primary resource expert regarding program policies and procedures;

  • Develops and maintains relationships with other offices to improve student and faculty services;

  • Hires and manages part-time staff of academic advisors;

  • Develops a system of academic support that ensures success of students;

  • Provides academic advising and workshops for graduate students;

  • Provides training to faculty on academic advising and mentoring;

  • Reports on the academic progress of graduate students; and

  • May supervise staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.

A preferred candidate should have:

  • Master’s degree.

  • One (1) year of experience managing people and projects.

  • Experience working in a higher education environment.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Familiarity with the field of public health.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Provides educational development activities supporting a targeted academic program.

  • Assists in developing and preparing program offerings, curricula, guidelines, and related communications

  • Promotes program and advises students and College stakeholders on services, policies, and procedures

  • Advises faculty, counselors, tutors, administrators and others on program goals, activities, and best practices

  • Provides student services such as workshops, seminars, and advising sessions

  • Coordinates efforts of faculty, staff, and other service providers to monitor and assess utilization, student progress, and program effectiveness

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Assistant

FLSA

Exempt

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

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CLOSING DATE

August 30, 2017

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

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.

Location: CUNY School of Public Health

Job Title: Academic Student Support Program Specialist

Job ID: 17096

Regular/Temporary: Regular