CUNY Campus Field Coordinator (Administrative Coordinator) - CUNY Explorer Program in Queens, New York

POSITION DETAILS

LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.

Under the Mayor's Equity and Excellence agenda, New York City Department of Education and CUNY are partnering to implement College Access for all Middle School/CUNY Explorers to ensure that every middle school student in the city will be exposed to a college-going culture and will have the opportunity to visit a college campus. CUNY believes that middle school sets the foundation for success in high school, college, and career and will host over 44,000 middle school students for an interactive and meaningful college experience during the 2017-2018 academic year. In 2018-2019, the program will expand to serve up to 80,000 students.

Reporting to the Dean and Associate Provost at LaGuardia Community College, the Campus Field Coordinator will support the development, implementation and oversight of the initiative at the campus. S/he will coordinate approximately 4 to 6 "Campus Visit Guides" at CUNY campuses. Visit Guides are undergraduate students recruited, hired and trained to provide an educational experience for a cohort of visiting middle school students and their chaperones.

The Campus Field Coordinator will perform the following duties:

  • Arrange school visits and work with campus and University offices to provide effective interactive program activities in conjunction with CUNY Central Office program team and Department of Education staff;

  • Recruit and supervise CUNY students to serve as Visit Guides on CUNY campuses;

  • Monitor and maintain an online scheduling system that will allow middle schools to select a visit date and provide all relevant contact information; follow up with middle schools as needed to ensure a successful visit;

  • Implement an orientation, training and ongoing professional and leadership development for Visit Guides;

  • Coordinate the program's administrative and operational activities, including processing payroll for Visit Guides;

  • Liaise with relevant college departments with regard to program logistics (space, student meals, workshop leaders, campus security etc.);

  • Collect and retain data for report outcomes to relevant college leaders;

  • Maintain a database of staff and school information; document and submit summaries of visits and observations to the Central Office;

  • Participate in University-wide meetings as needed;

  • Support related administrative functions in the host department.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience evaluating performance and analyzing data/metrics preferred.

  • Ability to perform successfully in a multi-faceted, fast-paced, time-sensitive, and demanding student-focused and responsive operation serving both internal and external constituents.

  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills to work and interact effectively, collaboratively, and cooperatively with a diverse community of students, faculty, staff and external constituents in a large centralized public university system.

  • Detail oriented with strong presentation and group facilitation skills.

  • Computer proficiency using standard office software programs/applications.

  • Knowledge of high school and college academic skills and requirements preferred.

  • Understanding of high school and college support services and administrative processes preferred.

  • Ability to listen and respond effectively to stakeholders' concern and interests.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Supports projects, initiatives, and activities that impact an academic or administrative department.

  • Manages basic office functions such as communications, meeting schedules, work plans, staff assignments, and distributing information.

  • Collects data for, prepares, and distributes reports and presentations using word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.

  • Updates office databases, lists, and files to ensure completeness and accuracy; maintains current information on department web site(s); maintains department archives and collections.

  • Conducts internet and/or database research and performs basic systems queries to locate information related to department activities.

  • Maintains department fiscal plans and budgets; assists in budget administration and invoice processing.

  • Provides basic information, instructions, and materials as requested by students, faculty, and others who contact the department.

  • May supervise office staff and student workers.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Administrative Coordinator

CUNY TITLE

Assistant to HEO

FLSA

Non-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 resume and cover letter.

CLOSING DATE

10/31/2018

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.

Job Title: Campus Field Coordinator (Administrative Coordinator) - CUNY Explorer Program

Job ID: 19476

Location: LaGuardia Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular