CUNY Assistant Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement (President's Office) in New York, New York


The Assistant Vice President of External Affairs & Advancement is a direct report to the President of Hunter College and is responsible for spearheading the office of External Affairs. The position’s main strategic goal is to enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high level external audiences through outreach to build awareness and appreciation for University/College mission.

The position will also be responsible for:

Creating effective partnerships with government, business and community organizations

Managing issues involving the College in the local political, governmental, and business arenas

Cultivating and maintaining internal and external relationships to enhance the College’s profile within the multiple communities where College buildings are located

Partnering with various College offices to ensure a unified approach to external issues and manage day-to-day external affairs activities

Serving as a liaison to the Hunter College Campus Schools

Serving as a liaison to Manhattan Hunter Science High School

Related duties as assigned by the President


This position is in CUNY’s Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and eight years’ related experience.

Furthermore the ideal candidate will possess:

  • Ability to influence Hunter College at various levels and build consensus towards achieving the vision and goals of the College

  • Highly effective presentation and public speaking skills with a proven ability to relate to diverse groups of people and communicate effectively at all levels.

  • Proven track record of managing initiatives through to successful completion.

  • Knowledge in developing and managing public relations/external affairs strategies

  • Demonstrated experience in consulting and advising senior-level executives.


Assistant Vice President


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.


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Open until filled with review of applications to begin November 29, 2016.


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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: Hunter College

Job Title: Assistant Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement (President's Office)

Job ID: 15830

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular