CUNY Associate Director, NYC Men Teach Program - Office of Teacher Education (Univ Academic Affairs Mgr) in New York, New York


The CUNY Office of Teacher Education within the University Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) is seeking a second Associate Director to co-manage its NYC Men Teach program and implement its outreach and recruitment strategy. Part of New York City's, Young Men's Initiative, (YMI) NYC Men Teach is a cross-agency enterprise committed to improving educational, employment and justice outcomes for young Black and Latino men. CUNY and the New York City Department of Education (DOE) are collaborating with YMI to help improve educational outcomes for young Black and Latino men. This initiative, organized by the University Dean for Education in conjunction with sixteen CUNY colleges with education schools or departments, involves creating a teacher recruitment program primarily targeting, but not exclusive to, Black, Latino and Asian male students at multiple campuses with the goal of recruiting 600 teacher education students into the program over the next three years.

The Associate Director of the NYC Men Teach Program will centrally co-manage all program components and deliverables related to both teacher education and P-12 education, and oversee affiliated campus-based activities at sixteen participating colleges, in partnership with the current Associate Director. Serving a consultant to the college campus-based program advisors, the Associate Director will provide guidance and training; create and disseminate communications for internal and external audiences (applications, recruitment materials, counseling protocols, data and evaluation forms, and presentations); and oversee project budgets.

Other initiative critical responsibilities involve serving as a University liaison to NYC program partners at the Mayors' Office and Department of Education; convening and leading partnership meetings and conference calls between many senior level staff members and administrators at CUNY, YMI and the DOE; plus compiling, analyzing and reporting data on program progress. The position reports to the University Dean for Education.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree and six years related experience required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS The preferred candidate will possess the following experience, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Advanced degree in Education or a directly related discipline strongly preferred.

  • Six years' experience with teacher education, certification and P-12 education programs, including teacher preparation and hiring, managing budgets and finances; and working with diverse students and teachers.

  • Experience working in diverse classrooms and leading culturally-relevant professional and leadership development training, workshops and projects.

  • Strong interpersonal communication, presentation and group facilitation skills.

  • Detail oriented and accurate with strong analytical, research, evaluation, and writing skills.

  • Proactive, flexible, and customer focused to work effectively with diverse members of the University community and external constituents.

  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills to develop and execute work plans, prioritize work, manage large-scale projects, multiple assignments; and meet deadlines.

  • Computer proficiency using administrative, financial or academic programs, systems or databases, as well as social media.


Manages University-wide academic programs, initiatives or operations, serving as a subject matter expert and campus liaison

  • Manages the centralized activities of campus-based curricular and co-curricular programs

  • Develops operational and administrative plans and implements programmatic policies and goals in partnership with internal and external parties

  • Oversees the establishment and implementation of University-wide program standards, professional development activities and performance assessment systems

  • Evaluates program activities and services and prepares relevant reports

  • May manage and train staff

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Higher Education Associate




COMPENSATION Salary is commensurate with education, qualifications and experience. Funding is available through the Office of the Mayor and subject to change.

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.


For full consideration, submit a cover letter and résumé online via CUNY's web-based job system, addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined.

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May 20, 2018; the review of applications to begin May 3, 2018.


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.

Job Title: Associate Director, NYC Men Teach Program - Office of Teacher Education (Univ Academic Affairs Mgr)

Job ID: 18678

Location: Central Office

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular