CUNY Experiential Learning and Study Abroad Program Manager in New York, New York


Reporting to Director of Internships and Experiential Learning, the successful candidate provides advisement and support related to the college's global and experiential education abroad functions Duties include the following:

  • Providing the Office of Academic Affairs and academic departments with research to support the college's strategic priority of expanding experiential learning opportunities and globalizing its curricula.

  • Advising students on experiential learning abroad and opportunities offered by BMCC.

  • Advising students on study abroad policies, applications to CUNY'S SIROCS scholarships and identification of additional study abroad grants and scholarships, understanding of and compliance with all policies and procedures (academic, credit approval, risk management, financial), visa procurement and requirements.

  • Working closely with members of the campus community and students to promote experiential education abroad programs and activities in accordance with the College’s strategic plan.

  • Working closely with the Office of Research and the Center for Excellence in Teaching Learning, and Scholarship, develops strategies for expanding experiential learning as a critical retention and success strategy.

  • Oversees study abroad coordinators and appropriate academic departments in the preparation of publicity materials for study abroad and related activities including the planning of study abroad orientations and re-entry programs.

  • Oversees study abroad coordinators and appropriate academic departments in communicating with partner universities and appropriate support areas, in order, for exampleto draft, review and follow-up on financial and educational agreements with partner institutions abroad.

  • Maintaining correspondence with faculty, staff and students, and parents and others involved while students are abroad.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Internships and Experiential Learning and Dean of Academic Affairs. Evening/Weekend hours may be needed.


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

  • Student-centered approach to the field of international education program development.

  • Experience working with faculty on a College campus.

  • Ability to plan and oversee budgets.

  • Experience with data collection, program evaluation and assessment as well as outcomes reporting.

  • Demonstrated experience working with culturally diverse groups of people.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

  • Prior experience managing study abroad programs.

  • Expertise in experiential learning best practices.

  • Experience with delivery of information for marketing, recruiting and evaluation through social media, webinars and assessment tools.

  • Comprehensive and practical knowledge of intercultural study in a higher education setting.

  • Outgoing with strong interpersonal, public speaking, and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated experience working cooperatively in a team as well as the ability to work independently, in an often very busy office environment.


Manages College academic study abroad and exchange programs.

  • Develops, cultivates, organizes and promotes study abroad programs, faculty-student exchange programs, and related activities, working with faculty, Academic Affairs, and other College units

  • Negotiates and establishes agreements and procedures with international program partners

  • Develops communications such as marketing events, orientation sessions, web pages, and informational materials

  • Advises and assists students and faculty participating in study abroad programs

  • Represents College in university-wide study abroad forums; applies CUNY rules and regulations regarding exchange programs and agreements as needed

  • May seek external funding to support international study programs

  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Higher Education Associate




Salary : $61,394 - $71,723

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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August 14, 2017


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: Borough of Manhattan CC

Job Title: Experiential Learning and Study Abroad Program Manager

Job ID: 17108

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular