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CUNY Administrative Officer - Hunter College Bellevue School of Nursing in New York, New York

Administrative Officer - Hunter College Bellevue School of Nursing

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time





The Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing preparesnurses for 21st century practice in complex, urban environments and with diverse populations. The School includes 28 full-time and 91 part-time faculty members, with 601 undergraduates and 687 graduate students.

This position reports directly to the Dean of Nursing,

In addition to general duties, the Administrative Officer will collaborate with the Dean and other senior staff on planning strategies for the School of Nursing’s growth and development.

Provide effective implementation of action plansto support operations,sustain quality within budget guidelines, and achievestrategic objectives.

Oversee the creation, collection, and maintenance of program and institutional reports, working closely with the Dean, chairs, and program coordinators to achieve timely submission of documents.

Develop and implement administrative procedures pertaining to the full complement of the School of Nursing’s administrative and HR procedures, and will manage the recruitment and hiring of all faculty and staff.

Overseeand monitor staff performance against the assigned measures. Act as the primary consultant and staff advisor and work with team to ensure successful completion of their projects.

Provide support to the Dean on matters related to accreditation, national recognition, and/or other assessments.

Under the direction of the Dean, the Administrative Officer will work on special projects and handle day to day trouble shooting in support of school-wide initiatives.


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

Other Qualifications:

Prior experience with collaborating with multiple departments/agencies preferred.

Occasional evening/ weekend hours as needed.

Ability to navigate a variety of online educational tools and programs;

Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

Ability to remain flexible and handle vague or changing information;

Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of institution’s programs, academic requirements, policies, procedures, and support services;

Willingness to share knowledge, learn from mistakes, accept personal responsibility, and develop multiple competencies;

Ability to perform all of the essential functions, skills, and specifications of the position;

Ability to follow leadership and college-wide procedures;

Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, organize and prioritize tasks;

Demonstrate excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills.


As a senior staff member in a large academic or administrative department, division, or school, manages operations and administration, participates in planning and setting priorities, and oversees related projects to ensure their success.

  • Works with management to create short- and long-term business plans, including operational, organization, and financial aspects.

  • Works with management and others to develop and implement operating policies and procedures.

  • Manages the ongoing financial, operational, and staffing activities of the department.

  • Manages operating budget and performs analysis and reporting to support decision-making.

  • Oversees legal, safety, fiscal, and other compliance requirements.

  • Oversees facilities, technology, and materials utilized in the department, coordinating with appropriate Campus services.

  • Works with other Campus or University units to coordinate and plan fund-raising, grants, marketing, communications, and outreach activities.

  • Independently carries out a portfolio of responsibilities under the department's purview, such as managing committees, securing approvals, and providing communications.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Administrative Officer


Higher Education Officer




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.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website or and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on Search Job Listings, select More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID number.

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on January 25, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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