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CUNY ASAP/ACE Program Coordinator - Student Engagement in Brooklyn, New York

ASAP/ACE Program Coordinator - Student Engagement

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NYC College of Technology

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New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State. City Tech is an exceptional college that goes beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for its students to prepare them for rapidly changing professions in a rapidly changing world.

The Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) is a comprehensive program designed to help students obtain their associate degree within two to three years. ASAP works to remove academic and financial systemic barriers and personal obstacles that impede students' success.

ASAP features include individualized course schedules, required full-time study, and comprehensive and personalized academic and career advisement. Financial incentives include tuition and fee gap scholarships for financial aid-eligible students who have a gap between their financial aid award and tuition, assistance to reduce (or eliminate) the cost of textbooks, and unlimited MetroCards for all ASAP students. Further information is available at


Reporting to the ASAP Program Manager – Collaborative Strategies, the ASAP Coordinator—Engagement will assist with strategizing and implementing student engagement efforts. S/he will work closely with all program staff on initiatives and interventions that support and promote student success and increase access to academic and personal resources. The ASAP Coordinator is expected to demonstrate the ability to cultivate inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members. In addition to the duties outlined in the CUNY Title Overview, the Program Coordinator will:

  • Assist in developing engagement strategies to support student success and meet program retention goals and benchmarks;

  • Connect new and continuing ASAP students to campus resources, scholarships (including BNY Mellon) and both internal and external engagement opportunities;

  • Support the development and facilitation of student success workshops, panels, and events on various topics, e.g. time management, test anxiety, college transition, co-curricular involvement, experiential learning, etc.;

  • Serve as the point of contact for special program initiatives including but not imited to: peer mentoring and students in foster care;

  • Coordinate to promote and monitor academic support efforts;

  • Assist with alumni program events and activities planning;

  • Provide advising and mentoring support to a cohort of students as needed.



Bachelor's degree required.


  • Two years related experience, with a minimum of one year of direct student engagement experience preferred.

  • Experience working with comprehensive (associate and baccalaureate) college students, especially in special programs with a cohort-model.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting the development, coordination and facilitation of engagement experiences for students aimed at increasing persistence and retention.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multiple program units with various stakeholders.

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


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


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




$49,960 - $57,517. 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.


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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Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).


Open until filled, with review of resumes to begin on or after February 15, 2023.


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.