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CUNY Executive Chief of Staff (Associate Administrator) in Brooklyn, New York

Executive Chief of Staff (Associate Administrator)

Job ID

24389

Location

Kingsborough Community College

Full/Part Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

POSITION DETAILS

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.

Reporting to the President, the Executive Chief of Staff at Kingsborough Community College will take the lead on the Performance Management Plan, Customer Service Training and Professional Development for staff. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Supervises the daily operation of the Office of the President.

  • Undertakes special projects and serves as an advisor to the President.

  • Participates as a member of the President’s Senior Staff and associated meetings to ensure efficient communication and understanding of emerging and on-going issues.

  • Ensures appropriate follow up/ implementation/ resolution of salient Senior Staff meeting items

  • Assists the President and his/her Cabinet in the implementation of initiatives and accomplishing goals across the College.

  • Works with senior members of the administration to achieve the President’s and College’s goals.

  • Serves as liaison from the President’s Office in areas important to the implementation of strategic priorities for the College, both internal and external.

  • Represents the President on various committees and assists in the decision-making process.

  • Serves as liaison for the President’s Office with students, faculty, staff and the community.

  • Represents the President and College at community and governmental functions.

  • Responds to inquiries made to the President’s Office and in addressing unresolved problems and ad hoc issues. Exercises considerable judgment to analyze such issues and to develop solutions.

  • Conduct analyses and offer recommendations relative to College policies, procedures, organizational structure, institutional priorities and planning and evaluation to revise existing policies and establish new policies, procedures, and practices.

  • Work with Marketing and Public Relations to coordinate responses to media on behalf of the Office of the President.

  • Other duties assigned by the President

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. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated valuing equity, diversity, and inclusion

  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish trust and mutual respect when interacting with others.

  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, students and the public.

  • Exemplary organizational, oral and written communication skills, with attention to detail at all times.

  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks/responsibilities. Independently coordinate and triage diverse activities in a busy office environment with numerous interruptions.

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment, setting priorities and meeting the demands of the position.

  • Ability to manage sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • Skilled in formatting and proofreading documents.

CUNY TITLE

Associate Administrator

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 24389, or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.

CLOSING DATE

May 26, 2022

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Executive

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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