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CUNY Academic ASAP Program Coordinator (aHEO) - 400125 in Brooklyn, New York

Academic ASAP Program Coordinator (aHEO) - 400125

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Kingsborough Community College

Full/Part Time



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Kingsborough Community College was founded in 1963 and is one of 23 campuses of the City University of New York (CUNY) system and offers liberal arts education, as well as career training programs. Kingsborough has been named one of the leading community colleges in the country by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. It has also earned national recognition for its creative and effective use of learning communities, for the large number of degrees it confers, for the high percentage of graduates who continue their studies, and for the innovative programs that draw thousands of non-traditional students to its campus every year.

Kingsborough serves a widely diverse population of approximately 14,000 students. Approximately 70% of Kingsborough’s students are enrolled in a liberal arts or science degree program; the remainder pursue degrees in more specialized, career-oriented programs such as business, communications, criminal justice, culinary arts, nursing and allied health careers, information technology, journalism, maritime technology, tourism and hospitality, and the visual arts. The college takes pride in its many support programs that enhance student success. All students are offered individual, personal and academic counseling; workshops to improve basic skills; and career planning and placement. Students enjoy the accessibility of Kingsborough faculty and administrators.

The Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) at Kingsborough serves approximately 2400 students across most majors. Consisting of nearly 30 full-time and more than 15 part-time staff members, it is a comprehensive service area that strategically interacts with areas across the campus to ensure student momentum toward degree completion and preparation for success post-graduation.

Reporting to the ASAP Associate Director of Recruitment, the Program Coordinator for Student Engagement and Persistence will assist with strategizing and implementing program wide student engagement and retention efforts. S/he will work closely with Academic Advising, Academic Support, Student Life, and academic departments on initiatives and intervention that support and promote student success.

In addition to the duties outlined in the CUNY Title Overview, the Program Coordinator will:

· Coordinate with Academic Support and special initiatives (e.g. STEM; Foster Care Initiative; BNY Fellows) to connect new and continuing ASAP students to campus resources and engagement opportunities

· Assist in the development engagement strategies to support student success and assist the program in meeting established engagement and retention goals and benchmarks

· Collaborate with our Advising Managers and Retention Specialist to assist in the development student success workshops and facilitate program events and activities and track data on programming and outcomes

· Monitor student outreach and communications campaigns and provide support throughout the recruitment and advisement cycle for new and continuing students

· Maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders including, faculty, campus wide departments particularly—Counseling & Wellness, Student Life, and Financial Aid


Bachelor's degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (e.g. education, social sciences, communications, marketing, etc.)

· Experience working with college students and/or an understanding of the needs and challenges facing students from diverse urban backgrounds

· Prior knowledge and experience in CUNY ASAP and/or student success initiatives highly desirable.

· Demonstrated experience working in a time sensitive, student centered and responsive office

· Ability to communicate program requirements effectively to students, as well as to easily build rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with students, staff, and faculty.

· Experience with CUNYfirst or PeopleSoft/Oracle student information system preferred.

· Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed


Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) helps students earn their college degree as quickly as possible by removing the financial, academic, and personal obstacles that many students confront. Key ASAP program features include a consolidated block schedule, cohorts by major, required full-time study and comprehensive advisement and career development services. Financial incentives include tuition waivers for financial aid eligible students, yearly textbook vouchers, and MetroCards for all students. Further information is available at

The ASAP Program Coordinator provides basic operational and analytical support related to a College's ASAP program.

  • Monitors and maintains student enrollment and information databases; collects and maintains statistical data

  • Prepares reports and surveys using student information and enrollment data

  • Collects information to evaluate program/event success and reports results

  • Serves as liaison to various College offices to ensure smooth operations and verification of student information

  • Creates and distributes marketing and promotional and event materials for ASAP programming

  • Assists with the coordination and execution of student activities, workshops, meetings and special events

  • Performs related duties as assigned


Assistant to HEO




$45,179 - $56,370

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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.

If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.


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June 20, 2023


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