Non-Teaching Adjunct Level 2 - NYC Men Teach Program (Re-opened and Revised)

Location
Brooklyn, NY
Posted
Jun 04, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

GENERAL DUTIES

Completes non-teaching projects or complex work in support of a Campus or University administrative or academic department. This work is generally of a temporary nature and requires specialized experience or expertise.

CONTRACT TITLE

Non-Teaching Adjunct

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

CUNY's Office of Teacher Education, in CUNY's Central Office, is looking for a Non-Teaching Adjunct to manage its NYC Men Teach Program at Kingsborough Community College (KCC). Part of New York City's "Young Men's Initiative" (YMI), NYC Men Teach is a cross-agency enterprise that is committed to improving educational, employment, and justice outcomes for young Black and Latino men. CUNY and the New York City Department of Education are partnering with YMI to help improve educational outcomes for young Black and Latino men who are committed to becoming teachers in NYC.

This initiative involves creating a teacher recruitment program primarily targeting, but not exclusive to, Black, Latino and Asian male students at multiple campuses with the goal of recruiting 600 teacher education students into the program over the next three years. The target recruitment at KCC is approximately 60 over three years.

This is a part-time position that is anticipated to be funded through June, 2018. The work schedule will be 25 hours per week.

The Non-Teaching Adjunct would serve as liaison between CUNY's Central Office and KCC, collaborating with YMI and the NYC DOE around all project deliverables and activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Attends training sessions through CUNY Central. Reports information to KCC Director and Deputy Director.
  • Regularly attends meetings and keeps in contact with CUNY Central.
  • Develops and implements plans to attract and engage qualified CUNY students into the recruitment program in collaboration with counterparts at CUNY colleges.
  • Manages recruitment activities.
  • Recruits students who demonstrate interest in teaching.
  • Develops and applies intervention strategies to remove obstacles for students from admission through graduation to ensure their progression and success.
  • Advocates for student needs.
  • Meets with students to encourage, support and advise progress toward academic and occupational success.
  • Supports students in employment related activities, such as networking, certification and hiring.
  • Provides academic resources and referrals for tutoring, certification exam preparation and/or other targeted student support services.
  • Assists students in experiencing a smooth transition to a 4-year school.
  • Maintains program records including student files; prepares reports and surveys; collects and maintains statistical data on program activities; and completes all assigned paperwork relating to the project.
  • Prepares analytical and statistical reports related to the project.
  • Monitors academic program development plans and shares ideas with faculty and staff.
  • Assists KCC's Director and Deputy Director with outcome assessment and strategic planning to further develop program offerings, including projecting future enrollments and drafting project budgets.
  • Serves as a resource regarding program policies and procedures.
  • Evaluates program components on an ongoing basis and adjusts strategies and offerings accordingly in response to assessment results
  • Stays current on best practices and innovative approaches for student persistence and retention, with a focus on diverse learners.
  • Plans events and meetings related to the initiative.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in Education. Master's preferred.

  • Knowledge of or familiarity with the NYC Department of Education, City University and teacher preparation and certification.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Should demonstrate proficiency in computer, database skills and use of social media.
  • Express an interest and dedication to the diversity of NYC teachers.

COMPENSATION

$42.95 per hour.

This position is anticipated to be funded through June 30, 2018.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID 15466 or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.

CLOSING DATE

June 30, 2017 with review of applications to begin immediately.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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: Kingsborough Community College

Job Title: Non-Teaching Adjunct Level 2 - NYC Men Teach Program (Re-opened and Revised)

Job ID: 15466

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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