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CUNY Administrative Specialist, Curriculum and Assessment (HEOa) - 400575 in Brooklyn, New York

Administrative Specialist, Curriculum and Assessment (HEOa) - 400575

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Kingsborough Community College

Full/Part Time




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 populationwith approximately 70% of Kingsborough’s students enrolled in a liberal arts or science degree program; the rest 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.

Kingsborough Community College is seeking an Administrative Specialist to support curriculum development, program planning and assessment. This individual will report to the Provost and workclosely with the Director of Assessment and the Director of Curriculum Development and Program Planning. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the administrative specialist,the Administrative Specialist duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Provideadministrative and program support for curriculum development, program planning, assessment, and the development of articulation agreements

  • Provide support and technical assistance in researching, coordinating, and organizing curriculum, program, and assessment materials

  • Plan, organize, and coordinate curriculum committee meetings, assessment committee meetings, program reviews and special programs and key events

  • Maintain highly organized management and administrative systems/platforms for curriculum and assessment materials, including the college catalog and the assessment platform

  • Provide instructions and basic advice to faculty and others seeking information on curriculum and assessment

  • Develop, coordinate, and maintain an annual calendar of academic assessment and curricular activities, including workshops and other developmental activities for faculty, chairs and unit managers

  • Assist in collecting andanalyzing data related to a wide variety of academic projects, student learning outcomes assessment, accreditation, and decision-making

  • Supervise and train part-time personnel (e.g., work-study students, temporary staff).


Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in higher education administration and knowledge curriculum and assessment

  • Excellent attention to detail, writing, editing, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, in particular with using Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to work in a highly interactive environment, be proactive and flexible both on a team and individually, and manage a varied workload

  • Familiarity with or a variety of technologies, such as database software, LMS systems, student information systems and course management platforms

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion


Provides administrative and program support to an administrative or academic department.

  • Oversees department operations and assists management in planning department activities, creating schedules, assigning staff and preparing and delivering department communications.

  • Works with appropriate offices related to personnel recruitment, expediting search activities

  • Research coordinates and organizes materials for key events such as promotion and tenure reviews.

  • Supervises and trains support staff and student workers.

  • Manages budget and coordinates purchasing, accounting, and payroll.

  • Provides instructions and basic advice to students, faculty, and others seeking information on department activities, policies, and schedules.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Administrative Specialist


Higher Education Assistant




$51,242 - $81,301

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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April 28, 2022


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.