Director of Hunter College Campus Schools

Job description

Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) seeks a dynamic academic administrator for the position of Director of Campus Schools. Located in Manhattan, Hunter College Campus Schools (HCCS) include a renowned K-6 Hunter College Elementary School and celebrated 7-12 Hunter College High School that are among the nation's oldest and foremost specialized gifted schools and serve a student body that is racially, ethnically and socioeconomically diverse.

The Director of Campus Schools manages administrative and fiscal matters and building needs for both the Elementary School and High School and works closely with Hunter College's senior leadership to represent the two Campus Schools. Working in partnership with the Elementary and High School Principals, the Director is responsible for curriculum development, personnel selection, supervision and development. The Director also oversees the implementation of admissions policies and procedures. The Director also works in cooperation with Hunter College's Gifted Center to enhance the schools' gifted education programs.

The HCCS Director supervises the Admissions Director, Deputy Director, Finance & Human Relations officers. Most notably, the Director supervises both the High School Principal and Elementary School Principal with whom s/he closely collaborates on school-wide goals and expectations and curricular and pedagogical direction. The Direction of Campus Schools will provide vision for a seamless K-12 educational experience for Hunter's gifted students.

This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience and shall be the same as for comparable positions in the New York City Department of Education. Additional qualifications are defined below by the College.

The HCCS Director will be an experienced professional and administrator with leadership expertise working in elementary and secondary education and working with people representing diverse backgrounds, roles, and interests. S/he needs strong communication skills, significant experience with staff supervision and development, curricular and instructional practices, and school or district administration. In addition, knowledge and/or experience in theory and best practices in gifted education or comparably populations is highly desirable. The preferred candidate will be an educator and a leader who understands the art of teaching and learning, and who will empower his/her staff and community to serve the diverse educational needs of a highly acclaimed gifted program that serves as a model for similar programs in the country.


Commensurate with 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.

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

Open until filled with review of applications to begin March 21, 2018.

CUNY Job Posting: Executive

Job Title: Director of Hunter College Campus Schools
Job ID: 18385
Location: Hunter College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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.





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Posted: 4/1/2018
Application Due: 4/23/2018
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