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CUNY Associate Director - Student Life in New York, New York

Job Title: Associate Director - Student Life

Job ID: 20963

Location: Baruch College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Baruch College is looking for a committed, creative individual to serve as the Associate Director of Student Life. The position is located in the Office of Student Life and reports to the Director of Student Life. The Office of Student Life strives to provide educational co-curricular programs and learning opportunities for Baruch College students. The Associate Director will provide Baruch College students with a full complement of leadership and engagement opportunities.

The Associate Director will:

  • Supervise the Student Activity team responsible for the day-to-day advisement of Baruch student activities, clubs and organizations and preside over evening and weekend events as necessary.

  • Oversee planning and implementation of all on-and-off campus events for student clubs and organization.

  • Advise the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Graduate Student Assembly (GSA).

  • Manage online organization management system for all registered clubs and organizations and conduct frequent evaluation of program effectiveness through various assessment tools.

  • Work closely with other Student Life operations staff to provide support and guidance to student organizations and student leaders.

  • Lead all large-scale event programming including but not limited to Club Fairs, Spring Fling, Winter Carnival, Homecoming, etc. and participate in the planning of College-wide events such as Commencement

  • Oversee collaboration with clubs, organizations and academic departments to provide a rich array of heritage and cultural month events such as Latinx Heritage, Black History, LGBTQ Awareness, Women’s History, Asian Pacific Heritage months and Caribbean Week.


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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, managerial and administrative skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced complex environment

  • Experience training and/or teaching in a College setting

  • Familiarity with best practices and assessment in the field with an understanding of the role of student development in academic success


Manages the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of student programs and quality of life issues, promoting the personal development of a diverse student population.

  • Evaluates student needs and trends to develop a range of student services

  • Develops and administers specific programs and general activities in support of student needs

  • Develops relationships with college departments and outside community organizations to understand student needs and available development opportunities

  • Represents the College in campus-wide and university-wide groups and councils focusing on priority student issues

  • Manages staff, fiscal resources, and facilities supporting student affairs activities

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Student Life Manager


Higher Education Associate




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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August 26, 2019


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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