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CUNY Program Assistant (Non-Teaching Adjunct 1) - College Now Department in Bronx, New York

Job Title: Program Assistant (Non-Teaching Adjunct 1) - College Now Department

Job ID: 21835

Location: Hostos Community College

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Completes non-teaching projects or complex work in support of a Campus or University administrative or academic department. This work is generally of a temporary nature and requires specialized experience or expertise.

CONTRACT TITLE

Non-Teaching Adjunct

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

College Now at Hostos Community College seeks applications for a Program Assistant. In collaboration with nearly sixty South Bronx high schools and the Department of Education, Hostos College Now has designed and established an integrated academic program with comprehensive support services for high school students. In 2013-2014, over 1,000 high school students from partnering South Bronx high schools registered for College Now courses and activities, including Introduction to Criminal Justice, Introduction to Business, Psychology, and Expository Writing. All students participate for free.

Reporting to the Associate Director of College Now, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Gather and review College Now applications.

  • Manage online application process.

  • Maintain communication with high school partners about applications and enrollment.

  • Plan and implement program initiatives such as student orientations, tours, special events on campus, and recruitment.

  • Assist with planning of summer internships.

  • Responsible for media and communications.

  • Support the development of student ambassador program.

  • Plan and facilitate college readiness workshops for summer programs.

  • May conduct recruitment visits at high schools and community events.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • One or more years of relevant education and work experience

  • Experience working in bridge-to-college programs and project management

  • Strong written, computer, organization and interpersonal skills

COMPENSATION

$44.69/hr

225 maximum hours per semester, with possibility of continuation, pending funding.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigate to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"

Please attach resume, cover letter and three professional references.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of applications to begin January 4, 2021 - Search reopened

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.

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