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CUNY Student Career Program Manager in New York, New York

Job Title: Student Career Program Manager

Job ID: 21999

Location: CUNY School of Public Health

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) is a recently formed graduate school, committed to teaching, research and service that creates a healthier New York City and helps promote equitable, efficient and evidence-based solutions to pressing health problems facing cities around the world. Our vision of promoting health and social justice in New York City and across the globe through innovation and leadership is carried-out through a collaborative and accessible environment for excellence in education, research, and service in public health. We seek to promote and sustain healthier populations in New York City and around the world, and to shape policy and practice in public health for all.

As the Student Career Program Manager, you will play a leading role in fulfilling SPH's commitment to student and alumni career development and experiential learning. The Student Career Program Manager will work with the Academic Program Director and other members of the Office of Career Services, Experiential Learning and Alumni Relations to support career development and experiential learning activities at CUNY SPH.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, duties include but are not limited to:

  • Advising students and alumni both in person and remotely on career development and experiential learning.

  • Managing various aspects of office operations, including front-line communication with students, alumni, faculty, employers and staff; managing the office inbox and answering the phone; maintaining webpages, event calendars, and databases; distributing emails and newsletters; and managing internal process documentation and invoices.

  • Maintaining accurate and detailed records of student activities.

  • Managing employer relations with an aim of expanding and diversifying CUNY SPH’s employer network; manage the employer and experiential learning site database.

  • Recruiting and cultivating relationships with members of the Alumni Network.

  • Liaising with the leadership of the Alumni Network to plan and co-host events and activities, including with current student leaders and faculty.

  • Assisting and participating in College-wide and CUNY-wide activities.


Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required. Of the six years of experience, two years of experience in student services.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Experience in public health, policy, public administration or related field preferred.

  • Knowledge of student programming and advising, career or experiential learning experience preferred.

  • Experience with employer relations and outcome assessment preferred.

  • Familiarity with implementing new technologies.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong verbal/ written communication and presentation skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and a track-record of project follow-through.

  • Understanding of the needs and challenges facing students from diverse backgrounds.

  • Experience with CUNYFirst (PeopleSoft) preferred.

  • Ability to work evening hours as needed.


Develops and manages career development programs and services in a College of Unit and assumes a leadership role in the design and delivery of creative approaches to career education and planning.

  • Assists in unit planning, such as setting goals and objectives, and monitors status of progress toward meeting goals

  • Designs and produces outcomes assessment reports; reviews outcomes and feedback and recommends strategies to expand and improve services.

  • Directs a portfolio of targeted career programs, such as mentoring, internship, and alumni programs

  • Manages one or more aspects of career office operations, such as on-campus recruiting

  • Evaluates new technologies, assessment materials, and other career tools, makes recommendations, and acquires/implements them

  • May counsel a limited number of students

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Student Career Program 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.


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June 3, 2020.


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.