Student Transition Programs Coordinator (Student Life Coordinator)

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
May 14, 2014
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10701

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Assists in preparing and providing student support services to promote the personal development of a diverse student population.

- Assists student organizations/clubs in planning, implementing events and programs, and managing expenditures

- Coordinates and helps present informational and educational programs, such as student leadership training and orientation

- Assists with the management of student affairs facilities, such as acquiring equipment and arranging event logistics

- May assume responsibility for one or more specific student programs

- Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name:  Student Life Coordinator


Assistant to HEO




The Student Transition Program is a part of the Student Affairs Division. The division provides an array of intellectual and experiential opportunities for students to become engaged citizens through its various departments which support student organizations; social events; athletics; theatrical productions; community and service learning opportunities, as well as student support services that enhance their collegiate experience.

In addition to the general duties, the Student Transitions Programs Coordinator will:
- Coordinate the peer ambassador program.
- Develop a strong relationship with students.
- Coordinate and update social media pages for the office.
- Engage the college community in social media development and outreach.
- Stay current on new technologies, best practices, and trends in social media.
- Assist in the planning and organization of commencement exercises.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies. It is a public liberal arts college that enriches the entire learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the College offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. John Jay College is also recognized for serving a broadly diverse student population. Under the leadership of its fourth president, Jeremy Travis, John Jay College has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in 2011 of a new 600,000 square foot building complete with a black-box theatre, state-of-the-art lab space for students and faculty, a moot courtroom, and a variety of virtual learning settings.


Bachelor's degree required.


- Strong written and oral communications skills
- Excellent understanding of social media
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
- Excellent leadership skills




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.


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June 12, 2014


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