CUNY Academic Program Specialist - Teacher Certification in Queens, New York
Reporting to the Dean of Education at Queens College, the Academic Program Specialist will, in addition to the duties in the CUNY Title Overview:
Liaise with the New York State Department of Education (NYSED) Office of Teaching Initiatives.
Process all teacher certification applications for the Professional Education Unit (EPP).
Serve as a resource person for candidates (Queens College students) seeking initial/professional teacher certification.
Interview and advise candidates for certification.
Make presentations to candidates and faculty on certification modifications and changes.
Inform faculty of certification changes instituted by the NYSED.
Interact with faculty and program coordinators regarding modifying programs to meet certification requirements.
Communicate with other departments in the college to improve the overall process of certification.
Facilitate certification workshops for both candidates and faculty.
Prepare relevant literature for distribution for candidates on certification requirements.
Accommodate and support recent graduates and other alumni in obtaining certification or certification extensions and obtaining certification in reciprocal states.
Provide written documentation or confirmation of certification status.
Resolve application issues with the New York State Education Department and/or the New York City Department of Education on behalf of program candidates or graduates.
Maintain candidate records and update files, both paper and electronic; prepare periodic reports.
Create and maintain certification content on the Certification Office's web page.
Create and maintain job listings and posting board for all education/teaching openings;and disseminate these postings as appropriate.
Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required.
The ideal candidate will have:
A minimum of four (4) years experience in higher education.
Functional knowledge of New York State Teacher (initial & professional), Educational Leaders (SBL,SOL), Counselors (School & Mental Health), and School Psychologists certification requirements.
Functional knowledge of the New York State TEACH Online Services application system.
Demonstrated ability to use major computer applications necessary for running an office (e.g.,database, word processing, web pages).
Demonstrated organizational ,interpersonal,and communication skills.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Participates in the daily coordination of academic and administrative activities of a College's specialized academic program under management direction.
Supports program development, student service delivery, outcome evaluation and instructor/student recruitment, enrollment, and retention.
Recommends, implements and evaluates strategies to expand program offerings
Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management
Develops and maintains relationships with various College offices to improve student and faculty services
Serves as resource expert regarding program policies and procedures
Oversees office recordkeeping; manages updates of program web and print materials
May supervise office operations and/or department budget
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Academic Program Specialist
Higher Education Assistant
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.
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December 17, 2016; resume review to begin November 17, 2016.
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Location: Queens College
Job Title: Academic Program Specialist - Teacher Certification
Job ID: 15719
Full/Part Time: Full-Time