Administrative Coordinator - CLIP Program

New York, NY
May 23, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


The CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP) is an intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program for CUNY students who need to improve their academic English language skills. Classes meet for five hours a day, five days a week, in day or evening sessions. Students who have been accepted to any CUNY college can spend up to one year in the program. CLIP is offered on nine CUNY campuses in all five boroughs.

CLIP is a content-based English language program. Students learn English through holistic, theme-based curricula. In this way, students build knowledge and academic skills as they develop their English language skills. CLIP students enter college experienced in writing compositions, reading and analyzing texts, making presentations and using computers for academic purposes. At BMCC, CLIP serves around 265 students per semester, the majority in the day session.

Reporting to the CLIP Director at BMCC, the Administrative Coordinator manages comprehensive office support to promote learning and academic success for a targeted ESL student population.

Other duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversees registration and outreach to incoming and returning students.
  • Manages CLIP OTPS Budget through CUNY First.
  • Manages CLIP student database; collaborates with CUNY Central for reporting purposes.
  • Prepares and submits PAFs and time sheets for staff and faculty to CLIP Director.
  • Uses standard office software programs/applications in proficient manner.
  • Handles all logistical tasks including brochures and flyers within and outside the college.

Evening hours are required.


Bachelor's Degree required.

These professional and business core competencies are highly preferred:

  • Demonstrated experience in student management and development in a higher education environment with diverse student populations required.
  • Strong presentation, verbal and interpersonal skills to successfully work with and present to diverse learners.
  • Experience working with linguistically, culturally and academically diverse students.
  • Strong work ethic, character and personal integrity when dealing with sensitive documents.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational, writing and editing skills.
  • Experience supervising office staff; demonstrated ability to work as a team player.
  • Ability to work well in student-centered, time-sensitive, dynamic and responsive office.
  • Computer proficiency using standard office software programs and applications.
  • Familiarity with CUNY First management of requisitions and Campus CE database.


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




Salary $39,282 - $71,268

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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June 20, 2017


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.

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC

Job Title: Administrative Coordinator - CLIP Program

Job ID: 16814

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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