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CUNY HR Manager - School of Medicine in New York, New York

HR Manager - School of Medicine

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CUNY School of Medicine

Full/Part Time




The CUNY School of Medicine (CUNY SoM) at The City College of New York (CCNY) located in the heart of Harlem, is the only medical school in the City University of New York system and the only public medical school in Manhattan. Building upon 50 years of success as the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, we transitioned to the CUNY School of Medicine in 2017. The CUNY SoM offers an accelerated BS/MD (7-year program) and a Physician Assistant Master’s Degree (27 months program). True to its legacy of access, opportunity, and community transformation, the medical school’s mission remains to recruit highly talented students as diverse as New York City itself. CUNY School of Medicine as the home of healers and leaders, places a special emphasis on the recruitment of those who are underrepresented in the field of medicine, and on training high quality, culturally competent health professionals and scientists equipped to address the healthcare needs of New York’s medically under-served communities. As a major priority, CUNY School of Medicine also seeks to enhance the recruitment and retention of senior leadership, faculty, and staff to reflect the diversity of our student body more closely.

Reporting to the Clinical Dean of Finance and Administration, the HR Manager will assist the Dean in the management of the office and HR operations. The HR Manager will be responsible for the administration of all of the full cycle recruitment activities for all full-time and part-time positions, compensation analysis, employee performance management, and managing all CUNYfirst HCM processes, Workforce Administration, Recruitment Activities.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage and maintain recruitment tracking, employee job data, and position management for the Office.

  • Manage contractual provisions for full-time instructional and classified staff employee groups, including the appointment and reappointment process, annual evaluations, and contractual salary increments.

  • Assist the Clinical Dean in the review and evaluation of current CUNY policies, procedures, rules and regulations; recommend improvements to automate, simplify, and streamline employee functions.

  • Liaise with the college community for the Office of Human Resources, addressing employee inquiries and resolve issues regarding recruitment activities, organizational structure, CUNYfirst, compensation and job classification.

  • Ensure and maintain the data integrity in the central campus HRIS (CUNYfirst), oversee all CUNYfirst processes in the HCM pillar of CUNYfirst, conduct cyclic wage and job data audits to identify and resolve any discrepancies on an ongoing basis.

  • Assist the Director in the management of day-to-day office operations.

  • Supervise the administration of all employee onboarding and orientation sessions.

  • Assess, process and track all employee promotions and title/level changes, as necessary.

  • Streamline exisiting HR processes and maintain and management a clean and well-organized HR Drive.

  • Manage HR staff as assigned


  • Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

  • Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office.


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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CUNY, Higher Education setting, and/or Human Resources experience strongly preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively and act as a member of a team

  • A proactive, hands-on attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize effectively, multitask, shift priorities quickly, and work under pressure

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources or related field

  • Ability to develop and manage various tracking systems

  • Excellent management, supervisory, and leadership skills


Manages a portfolio of Human Resources programs and operations at the College level.

  • Assumes responsibility for delivery of one or more human resources programs, which may include recruitment, performance management, labor relations, pay administration, recordkeeping, and/or human resources technology

  • Manages staff responsible for carrying out operations in the Human Resources office

  • Directly supports College department chairs and managers in staff planning, recruiting, hiring, and resolving sensitive personnel issues regarding their employees

  • Provides guidance on the impact of laws and regulations, CUNY policies, and collective bargaining agreements

  • Provides outreach to employees and provides communications such as meetings, newsletters, and web sites

  • Compiles accurate and well-organized reports

  • Assists management with developing policies, procedures, and programs to support Human Resources' objectives

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: HR Manager


Higher Education Associate




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Salary range $91,658 - $108,472

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.


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Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).


Open until filled, with review of resumes to begin October 15, 2022.


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.