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CUNY Assistant Director - Graduate Programs in New York, New York

Job Title: Assistant Director - Graduate Programs

Job ID: 21247

Location: Baruch College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Baruch College invites applications for the Assistant Director of Graduate Programs. Reporting to the Director of Graduate Programs, the Assistant Director will contribute to the development and implementation of student services for Zicklin graduate students, primarily those in the Evening MBA program.

The responsibilities of the position will include but are not limited to:

  • Provide advisement services primarily for students in the Evening MBA program on a walk-in and appointment basis, individually and in small or large groups, in-person or through phone/web. This may include new student onboarding; providing academic guidance and program planning for new and continuing students; outreach to students on probation; serving as a resource expert regarding College policies and procedures; liaising with other campus offices when necessary; developing internal and external advising guides and resources (print, web, video, etc.); and advising other Zicklin graduate students when needed.

  • Develop and conduct workshops geared to support student success.

  • Work with advising team to develop and coordinate technology resources for off-site advising, outreach via social media, program communications, and maintenance of Graduate Programs website information.

  • Work with other Graduate Programs staff on such initiatives as Zicklin Ambassadors, Orientation, Competitions, Student Engagement, Retention, etc.

  • Assess student satisfaction, completion rates, and time to graduation.

  • Participate in recruitment and yield activities both on-campus and off-campus.

This position requires working until 6 pm. Some late evenings and weekend hours as well as travel may be required.


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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree and at least four years higher education experience

  • Prior experience with graduate business education

  • Excellent interpersonal skills in working with students, staff, and faculty

  • Experience with programs and services to support graduate student success and retention

  • Solid written and oral communication skills, including public speaking

  • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office, social media platforms, web based communications and resources


Participates in the daily coordination of academic and administrative activities of a College's specialized academic program under management direction.

  • Supports program development, student service delivery, outcome evaluation and instructor/student recruitment, enrollment, and retention.

  • Recommends, implements and evaluates strategies to expand program offerings

  • Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management

  • Develops and maintains relationships with various College offices to improve student and faculty services

  • Serves as resource expert regarding program policies and procedures

  • Oversees office recordkeeping; manages updates of program web and print materials

  • May supervise office operations and/or department budget

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Program Specialist


Higher Education Assistant




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.

*Pursuant to the New York City Health Benefits Summary Program Description, all City of New York employees, and employees of Participating Employers, hired on or after July 1, 2019, 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 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 365 day period. If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

An employee who needs to request an exemption to this requirement can do so by submitting an Opt-Out Request Form for review and approval. See below link for additional information.


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November 1, 2019


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