CUNY Academic Program Coordinator - Center for Global Engagement (Academic Affairs) in Bronx, New York


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Lehman College is the only senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY) located in the Bronx. A federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution, Lehman serves a diverse population of more than 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students preparing them for employment, the professions, and further study.

The Coordinator of Study Abroad reports to the Assistant Director of the Center for Global Engagement and will perform the following additional duties:

  • Coordinate promotion of study abroad opportunities, scholarships (i.e. Gilman, Freeman-Asia, CLS, Fulbright, etc.), and international education at off- and on-campus events; promotion includes creating an distributing flyers, social media, and email blasts.

  • Coordinate pre/post study abroad planning, orientation, and debrief activities, including information sessions, pre-departure workshops on international travel guidelines and regulations (such as Title IX Training), and debriefing sessions upon return to campus.

  • Plan and present orientation sessions for incoming exchange students in the fall and spring semester.

  • Maintain student and faculty records related to study abroad and international education, such as academic transcripts and credit exchanges, TerraDotta for risk tracking, and CUNY-GO registration for independent graduate or undergraduate travel.

  • Update and maintain content on the Study Abroad website and social media pages.

  • Support the daily operations of the Center for Global Engagement.

  • Communicate with exchange partners regarding outgoing and incoming exchange student applications in collaboration with the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO).


Bachelor’s degree is required. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills are also required.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in International Education or related field; experience in study abroad coordination; knowledge of intercultural development; competence in a second language such as Spanish or French; and demonstrated experience in student services.


Provides basic operational and analytical support related to a College's specialized academic program.

  • Supports the directors and managers with orientation preparation, student advisement regarding program requirements, and providing basic information about financial aid and registration

  • Manages office records including faculty files; prepares reports and surveys; collects and maintains statistical data on program activities

  • Serves as liaison to various College offices to provide service delivery and appropriate referrals to students

  • Collects and reviews syllabi to ensure compliance with standards

  • Serves as resource person for students and faculty regarding program policies and procedures

  • May supervise office operations and/or monitor department budget

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Program Coordinator


Assistant to HEO




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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January 24, 2019 (Revised)


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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Job Title: Academic Program Coordinator - Center for Global Engagement (Academic Affairs)

Job ID: 19804

Location: Lehman College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular