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CUNY CUNY School of Law Clinic - Administrative Coordinator in Queens, New York

Job Title: CUNY School of Law Clinic - Administrative Coordinator

Job ID: 22431

Location: CUNY School of Law

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


CUNY School of Law is the premier public interest law school in the country. Founded in 1983, we train lawyers to serve historically underrepresented communities and work towards greater diversity in the legal profession. Our motto, “law in the service of human needs,” infuses everything we do. We are the most diverse law school on the East Coast, and one of the top law schools in the country for clinical practice. CUNY Law School is looking for an Administrative Coordinator to help support our clinics.

In addition to the duties listed below, under the heading “CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW,” the Administrative Coordinator would provide full administrative support to two or more clinical programs; and with training, oversee grants and travel budgets, assist in monitoring expenditures for all clinics, and administer travel planning and logistics for overseas and domestic travel.


Bachelor's Degree required.

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of one year of relevant work experience or previous work, internship, or volunteer experience working in workers’ rights, human rights, women’s rights, LGBTI rights, or other social justice fields;

  • Self-motivated, independent worker who is highly organized, results oriented and deadline driven;

  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively with clients from New York or around the world;

  • Strong initiative and follow-through, the capacity to think creatively and strategically;

  • Excellent writing and editing skills;

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

  • Attention to detail, ability to multitask and prioritize projects and deadlines;

  • English fluency is required. Fluency in Arabic, Spanish, or another second language is a plus;

  • Friendly, professional mannerism in dealing with the public both face-to-face and telephonically;

  • Ability to work under pressure in a multi-cultural environment; and

  • Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


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


Assistant to HEO




$46,098 - $50,158

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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Resumes will be accepted until June 18, 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.