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CUNY Confidential Executive Officer (HEO) - President Office in New York, New York

Job Title: Confidential Executive Officer (HEO) - President Office

Job ID: 22519

Location: Hunter College

Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DETAILS

The Confidential Executive Officer, reporting directly to the Hunter College President, will play a key role in keeping strategic programs, partnerships, operations, outreach and board related activities on schedule and aligned with the President’s priorities.

The Confidential Executive Officer will oversee projects, ensuring and evaluating their implementation and success; run point on operational issues under tight timelines; as well as, evaluate data, research and prepare program documentation for the President.

Furthermore, the position includes developing, implementing and evaluating methods, policies, procedures and systems to best support to the President; preparation of briefings, presentations, correspondence, speeches, and confidential material under tight timelines; planning and attending key meetings with both internal and external stakeholders.

In addition to the duties in the CUNY Title Overview, responsibilities also include interacting with high-level executives both inside and outside the College, communicating information on behalf of the President, and developing methods to follow up on appropriate items in order to best support to the President.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree and eight years’ related experience required.

Excellent organizational skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Professionalism while collaborating with varying managerial levels.

Ability to execute tasks intentionally in a fast-paced environment.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

As a senior staff member serving as a confidential assistant in a Campus or University Executive's office, leads unit initiatives, participates in planning and setting priorities, and drives strategic initiatives to ensure their success.

  • Participates in planning and in setting policies with responsibility for preparing aspects of strategic and operational plans

  • Participates in developing and executing performance management systems to evaluate progress

  • Works with other Campus and University units to oversee complex, high-priority projects, with responsibility for outcomes

  • Represents the Executive in Campus or University-wide activities and may act in his/her place as needed

  • Independently carries out major responsibilities under the Executive's purview, such as monitoring and evaluating unit activities, financial planning and review, serving as chair of key committees, and communications with senior Campus or University management

  • May serve as Chief of Staff of a large Executive Office

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

This position is excluded from union representation.

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Officer

FLSA

Exempt

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

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE

The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on July 15, 2021. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

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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