CUNY Associate Director of Student Life in New York, New York


The Office of Student Life provides educational co-curricular programs and activities for Baruch College students. Reporting to the Director of Student Life, the Associate Director will provide Baruch College students with a full complement of leadership development and service learning opportunities. The Associate Director will have excellent leadership training skills, providing staff and students with regular training opportunities and will be able to work collaboratively with academic departments, administrators and faculty members to develop a service learning program for students.

The Associate Director will perform the following additional duties:

  • Oversee planning and implementation of all on-and-off campus events for student clubs and organization.

  • Supervise the Student Activity team responsible for the day-to-day advisement of Baruch student activities, clubs and organizations.

  • Advise the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Graduate Student Assembly (GSA).

  • Create and implement an “Emerging Leaders” program aimed at developing new student leaders and increasing the number of student leaders at the College.

  • Conduct frequent assessment of program effectiveness through statistical summaries of participant data and program attendance.

  • Lead all large-scale event programming including but not limited Relay for Life, Blood Drives, Spring Fling, Winter Carnival, Homecoming, etc.

  • Oversee collaboration with clubs, organizations and academic departments to provide a rich array of heritage and cultural month events such as Latino Heritage, Black History, LGBT Awareness, and Asian Heritage months.

  • Work closely with other Student Life staff to provide support and guidance to student organizations and student leaders.

  • Presides over evening and weekend events as necessary.

  • Participate in the planning of College wide events such as Commencement, Convocation and Orientation.


Bachelor's degree and six years related experience required. Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel Administration or related field preferred. Candidates must possess a clear understanding of student development and the importance of co-curricular programming to student learning. Candidates must be able to provide leadership and service learning opportunities to students and have a proven record of success in program development and management. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to take initiative, use sound judgment to make decisions and resolve problems diplomatically and discretely. Must work effectively with a very diverse student body and be able to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, faculty, and a wide variety of campus departments. Experience managing and training staff is highly desirable. Must have strong organizational skills with the ability to establish priorities, manage multiple demands, and meet deadlines. Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication, presentation and networking skills are required. A strong commitment to the field of Student Affairs through demonstrated professional development and attendance at national conferences also required. Ability to work some evenings and weekends required.


Manages the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of student programs and quality of life issues, promoting the personal development of a diverse student population.

  • Evaluates student needs and trends to develop a range of student services

  • Develops and administers specific programs and general activities in support of student needs

  • Develops relationships with college departments and outside community organizations to understand student needs and available development opportunities

  • Represents the College in campus-wide and university-wide groups and councils focusing on priority student issues

  • Manages staff, fiscal resources, and facilities supporting student affairs activities

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Student Life Manager


Higher Education Associate




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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November 10, 2016


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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: Baruch College

Job Title: Associate Director of Student Life

Job ID: 15718

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular