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CUNY Student Affairs Administrative Coordinator in Queens, New York

Student Affairs Administrative Coordinator

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CUNY School of Law

Full/Part Time




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The 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.

The CUNY School of Law’s Office of Student Affairs seeks an Administrative ExecutiveCoordinator to joina team-orientedinnovativedivision that provides anintegrated,student-centered approach, as well as educational co-curricular activities that empowerstudentstoleadengagedsociallyresponsiblelives.Operatinginacommuter,urbanenvironment, CUNY Law students are affected by many external factors. This drives ustostrengthencommunicationandsupportwhileworkingasefficientlyaspossible,followingbestpracticesinthefieldofStudentAffairs.

Reporting directly to the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, the successful candidate willworkwithalllevelsoffaculty,administrativestaff,andstudents, aswellaswithexternalconstituencies.

Thispositionmayrequire occasionalweekendandeveningwork.

The position will include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Liaising with student, staff and faculty across the Law School on behalf of the Associate Dean for Student Affairs;

  • Directstudentstotheappropriateofficesandstaff;

  • Manages the Office of Student Affairs and Associate Dean for Student Affairscalendar(s);

  • Manages communication (e.g., written and verbal) for the Associate Dean forStudentAffairswithinternalandexternalcommunitystakeholders, while maintaining confidentiality;

  • Assists in coordinating agendas and programs of meetings and events, prepares minutes and provide necessary materials for meetings;

  • Brief Associate Dean for Student Affairs on status of all projects assigned to direct reports and others;

  • Coordinates and arranges conferences, meetings and events for the Student Affairs team, including travel arrangements;

  • Organizes, manages, and tracks written and email correspondences, maintaininglogsandrecordsoffollow-upactivities.


Bachelor's Degree required.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


The successful candidate will have the following experience, knowledge, skills, andabilities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel), video conferencing platforms (WebEx, MS Teams and Zoom), Blackboard, AdobeCreative Cloud, and the ability to readily learn new computer software applications.platforms;

  • Experience performing executive administrative support functions in a diversestudent-centeredhighereducationinstitution;

  • Ability to workwithdiscretionandmaintainconfidentiality;

  • Beteam-orientedandgoal-orientedwiththeabilitytoworkindependently;

  • Highly resourceful, flexible, and well-organized, withstronganalyticalskills.


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




$49,960 - $62,689

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.

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 accordancewith 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 in the office.


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This position is open until filled. Application review is scheduled to begin on February 13, 2023.


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.