CUNY Student Life Specialist (HEOa) - Men's Center: York College/CUNY in Queens, New York
Student Life Specialist (HEOa) - Men's Center: York College/CUNY
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York College, founded in 1966, is a center of academic excellence in the heart of Jamaica, Queens. One of the eleven senior colleges in The City University of New York, the College’s mission is to enrich students' lives by fostering an environment where they’ll grow into passionate and engaged learners.
York’s academic programs are housed in three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business and Information Systems, and The School of Health Sciences and Professional Programs. Over sixty baccalaureate programs from across a variety of disciplines, including accounting, aviation management, business, computer science, journalism, social work, teacher education, a dual BS/MS degree in Occupational Therapy, and one of the top-ranked nursing programs in New York State, provide students with opportunities to study liberal arts, sciences, and professional programs. The College also offers five graduate programs: Aviation Management, Clinical Trials Management, Pharmaceutical Science and Business, Physician Assistant, and Social Work.
Located in Queens, the most ethnically diverse county in New York State, the College enrolls 7,000 students from over 95 nations. Nine out of ten students are members of a racial/ethnic minority group, and more than half of undergraduates are the first in their families to pursue higher education.
The College’s 50-acre campus encompasses seven buildings, including science and computer labs, music and television studios, a Performing Arts Center, and a Health and Physical Education Center. The College recently completed seven major construction projects, with more scheduled for the future. In addition, its neighborhood is at the center of a renaissance fueled by economic revitalization.
York College is committed to fostering integrity, diversity, intellectual discovery, and civic engagement to benefit its students, the community, and the world.
Reporting to and under the direction of the Director of First-Year Experience and Mentoring programs, the Student Life Specialist will assist with a comprehensive first-year experience program, year-round orientation and transition programs, and visionary direction for the Black Male Initiative (BMI) program, York College Mentoring Collective, and other efforts designed to strengthen the connection between the student and the College. The incumbernt will work collaboratively with the Director to ensure efficient program development, fiscal management, and implementation of student programming.
• Provide day-to-day supervision of the CUNY Black Male Initiative Program and York College Mentoring Collective, which serves a greater population of first-year students as a part of the First-Year Experience
• Review and analyze statistical data, report data as required by CUNY Black Male Initiative Program
• Expand mentoring program offerings to address the intersectionality of York students
• Develop and administer a comprehensive leadership training program for BMI
• Create and coordinate community outreach activities that will recruit males from underrepresented communities to York College
• Support the Director with the overall management and operation of Freshman, Transfer, and Family Orientation programs, and first-year experience programs
• Assist with developing a plan to successfully transition and support first-year and transfer students entering York College; Assist with the hiring and training of student support staff
• Assist the Director with the management of day-to-day operations of the Center for New Students
• Provide support for each orientation and transition program, in addition to administrative support to new students and parents
• Assist with the coordination, implementation, and supervision of the York’s Summer Bridge Program; Collaborate with Marketing and Communications to design, update and print all printed materials for all Summer Immersion and Mentoring programs
Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Develops and implements programming, services, and learning opportunities for students, promoting the personal development of a diverse student population.
Administers one or more student affairs programs, providing program management, assistance with policy development, supervision and training of all professional and support staff, budget monitoring, and report preparation
Serves as a resource to student groups and/or populations as a consultant and advocate for their concerns
Researches and stays current on higher education programs, trends, and issues with student impact
Produces workshops and materials to support student programs; manages on-line communities; develops on-line social networking activities, and develops and maintains multimedia content on program web sites
Performs related duties as assigned.
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.
If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.
Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
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.
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Salary range for this appointment is $79,188 to $90,375
HOW TO APPLY
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (email and telephone). Please upload all materials as ONE DOCUMENT in doc, pdf, or rtf format.
You may only apply online through the CUNY.edu job board.
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York College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer.
This posting will close June 24, 2023.
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