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CUNY Continuing Studies Center Manager - Division of Continuing Education in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: Continuing Studies Center Manager - Division of Continuing Education

Job ID: 21265

Location: NYC College of Technology

Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DETAILS

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. Located in the Metrotech area of downtown Brooklyn, we are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, preparing them for a rapidly changing world. For over five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college. City Tech employs approximately 1,000 full-time faculty and staff, and over 900 part-time faculty.

The Division of Continuing Education at City Tech, serving over 10,000 students each year, is committed to creating pathways to higher education, job training, and professional development programs, as well as personal enrichment opportunities for the community. Three departments, the Adult Learning Center, the Workforce and Industry Training Center, and the Continuing Studies Center, each with its diverse population of learners, address the economic and workforce development needs of the evolving New York City workplace. Programs evolve in response to new technologies, changing demographics, updated legislation and regulatory statutes, and require ongoing research and consultation with industry representatives.

Reporting to the Dean of the Division of Continuing Education, the Manager of the Continuing Studies Center (CSC) is responsible for development and overall management of tuition-based courses open to the general public and special grant and contract adult education opportunities. These programs focus on skill building, career enhancement, professional certifications, CEUs, preparation for licensing examinations, development of new or enhanced personal growth and career options. The Manager provides guidance to instructors, oversees instruction, and assesses learning outcomes while ensuring the fiscal viability of the Center.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure smooth, coordinated operations of all tuition based courses and contracts offered by the Continuing Studies Center

  • Manage an effective marketing program - print and online, including production and mailing of semi-annual bulletin. Research enrollment demographics to target outreach

  • Oversee fiscal operations as they relate to salaries of instructors and staff, product pricing, costs for testing, certifications, instructional supplies, and equipment. Survey surrounding institutions and develop competitive pricing structure

  • Conduct outreach for faculty and staff and evaluate performance as per CUNY schedule. Utilize assessment information for gauging effectiveness of instruction and for implementing program changes

  • Explore changing business and community environments, labor market information, and advisory board information in the program development process

  • Prepare reports pertaining to operations for internal and external constituencies and CUNY Central Office

  • Maintain student registration system that documents enrollments, courses, and learning outcomes

  • Resolve emerging student issues, monitor and assess staff behaviors as they are conducive to a supportive learning environment

  • Secure lab and classroom space appropriate for support of specific curricular content

  • Interact with credentialing authorities to ensure that courses meet requirements for certifications, licensing or continuing education units (CEUs)

  • Operationalize grants and contracts administered by the Continuing Studies Center

  • Collaborate with college faculty to create partnerships with external agencies seeking new programs at City Tech

  • Maintain and increase relationships with CBOs, unions, companies and workforce consortia to promote ongoing and new program offerings.

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three or more years of relevant experience in program development, management of revenue generating projects, and staff supervision.

  • Master's Degree preferred.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Manages the Continuing Education Office and designs, develops, and implements instructional programs and activities, coordinating with other College support systems.

  • Oversees the general operation of the Continuing Education Office; hires and manages staff; oversees registration, payments, and other office activities

  • Designs and makes recommendations to Director for academic, outreach, general training, and certificate programs

  • Develops and writes grant proposals

  • Hires faculty and coordinates teaching schedules

  • Observes classes, analyzes student evaluations, and performs faculty evaluations

  • Orients new faculty and acts as liaison to resolve faculty issues

  • Plans and implements advertising campaigns and designs marketing and other program materials

  • Maintains financial information such as tuition payments, material costs, and faculty payroll

  • Develops mailing lists and analyzes marketing strategies and student profiles

  • Acts as a liaison between the Continuing Education Office and other internal and external units on co-operative and co-sponsored programs.

Job Title Name: Continuing Education Manager

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Associate

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of resumes to begin on or after November 1, 2019.

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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