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CUNY Certification Coordinator in Queens, New York

Job Title: Certification Coordinator

Job ID: 22723

Location: Queens College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Reporting directly to Director for Graduate and Alumni Relations, the Certification Coordinator is responsible for working with faculty, staff and candidates (i.e., students) in all academic departments across the Educator Preparation Provider ( EPP) on issues related to teacher certification.

Duties for the position include but are not limited to:

· Recommend students for certification utilizing the NYS Education Department TEACH Online Services system in coordination with the Director

· Update and maintain an updated student database containing confidential information

· Verify student transcripts, degree conferral, enrollment, GPA, general information, and query reports utilizing the CUNYfirst (PeopleSoft)

· Process Institutional Recommendation Requests

· Track and issue student support letters including "On Track" for certification letters for the NYCDOE, and out of state program verifications

· Supports the Director with certification information workshops for students and maintain ongoing correspond with candidates and outside constituents

· Disseminates certification information to candidates, faculty, and staff as needed

· Manage the daily office routines such as: responding to email inquiries, drafting memos and letters pertaining to certification, scheduling , supervising and training of part-time staff, etc

· Monitor changes in certification information on NYSED websites & and provides updates on NYCDOE/Teach NYC

· Monitor and update directors calendar and advise on upcoming high priority items

· Alongside Director, develop and maintain office procedures and methods, including new ways to maximize the use of technology to drive high efficiency within the unit

· Serves as Content Editor for the Teacher Certification Office web site


Bachelor's Degree required.

Preferred Qualifications

-Two years of experience working in an academic setting preferred

-Knowledge and experience with New York State teacher certification requirements; experience with databases and data collection; excellent verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated proficiencies in a variety of technology platforms/software applications (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite™, PeopleSoft™)


Provides basic operational and analytical support related to a College's specialized academic program.

  • Supports the directors and managers with orientation preparation, student advisement regarding program requirements, and providing basic information about financial aid and registration

  • Manages office records including faculty files; prepares reports and surveys; collects and maintains statistical data on program activities

  • Serves as liaison to various College offices to provide service delivery and appropriate referrals to students

  • Collects and reviews syllabi to ensure compliance with standards

  • Serves as resource person for students and faculty regarding program policies and procedures

  • May supervise office operations and/or monitor department budget

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Program Coordinator


Assistant to HEO




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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September 22, 2021


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.