CUNY Acad Program Mgr in Bronx, New York


The Early College Liaison manages a comprehensive support program to promote learning and academic success for students enrolled in Inwood Early College for Health and Information Technologies, a six-year program leading to a high school diploma and an associate degree. The Liaison functions as a key staff member of both Bronx Community College and Inwood, fostering a sense of collaboration and community among the faculty and providing students with an educational experience that will lead to success in college. The Inwood Early College model is supported by a partnership among the New York City Department of Education, the City University of New York Early College Initiative, Bronx Community College, and industry partners (New York Presbyterian Hospital and Microsoft). While the College Liaison reports to the Associate Dean for Success Programs at Bronx Community College, s/he must be equally comfortable working very closely with Inwood staff.

Specific duties include:

  • Convene and facilitate regular school planning meetings with college and school staff to further develop the scope and sequence of the program, the development of early college partnership activities, and curriculum development.

  • Develop and implement programs in coordination with college faculty and staff to support early college goals (e.g. college immersion experiences, speakers, trips to colleges, non-academic events connected to the college).

  • Increase awareness of the early college partnership at the college in order to garner support and recruit faculty members to participate in activities such as the school planning committee, professional development, and collaborative curriculum development with school staff.

  • Develop (in collaboration with the school principal), administer, and monitor tax-levy and grant budgets for the school, including the mid-year report.

  • Establish systems for the logistical aspects of the school-college partnership.

  • Manage all activities related to college course-taking by high school students including setting guidelines and performance standards.

  • Monitor and evaluate program data as well as data from the city and state examinations to assess student progress in collaboration with the school. Make recommendations to improve student achievement in order to fulfill the early college mission.

  • Attend monthly liaison meetings with other liaisons at CUNY Central as well as participate in CUNY-organized inter-visitations to learn about early college "best practices."

  • Participate in School Leadership Team meetings to help shape school policies and decisions.


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

Additional desired qualifications:

  • Master's or advanced degree in education or relevant field highly desirable

  • Teaching and/or administrative experience in the New York City Department of Education and/or secondary school(s)

  • Teaching and/or administrative experience in a higher education setting

  • Experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis

  • Evidence of excellent reading/writing/thinking skills and ability to communicate

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting college access for all high school students Experience in program development, coordination, and management of budgets, data, and research

  • Experience in working closely with parents and members of the community


Manages curriculum development and operations of a College's specialized academic program under the direction of a senior administrator.

  • Implements and monitors a comprehensive academic program development plan; makes recommendations to improve department policies and procedures

  • Assists Director with outcome assessment and strategic planning to further develop program offerings

  • Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management

  • Serves as resource expert regarding program policies and procedures

  • May manage professional and/or clerical staff

  • May act on behalf of Director in his/her absence

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Program Manager


Higher Education Associate




$61,394 - $97,628; 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.


Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigating to the following links: Select “Employment”, then select “Search Job Postings” and find JOB ID #18482. Please attach resume and cover letter. References on request. Please do not include any other documentation.

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April 27, 2018


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.

Job Title: Acad Program Mgr

Job ID: 18482

Location: Bronx Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular