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: 7275
Directs curriculum development and operations of a College's specialized academic program under executive oversight.
- Designs, implements and monitors a comprehensive academic program development plan
- Administers all curricular, administrative, and financial aspects of the program
- Oversees program evaluation efforts and creates strategic plan to further develop program offerings
- Manages annual budget; develops proposals and other initiatives for expanded program support
- Cultivates and maintains strategic partnerships; serves as primary liaison to faculty and administrators to plan and execute programming activities
- May participate in faculty recruitment efforts
- Manages professional and clerical staff
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Academic Program Director
Higher Education Officer
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Hunter College is the largest college of the City University of New York. It is comprised of five schools: Arts and Sciences, Education, Nursing, Public Health, and Social Work, and has nearly 600 full-time faculty members. Hunter enrolls over 20,000 students, and has one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States. The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute is located in the recently renovated home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and is dedicated to fostering academic and public engagement in a wide range of domestic policy issues and international human rights. The Institute opened in 2010.
Roosevelt House administers two interdisciplinary programs for undergraduates in public policy and human rights. The Associate Director works closely with the faculty advisory committee in the planning and development of new courses, and may work with students, guiding them through the program and developing extra-curricular activities to encourage civic engagement outside the classroom and to encourage them to take advantage of internship opportunities. This incumbent works closely with outside partner organization and other external constituencies to develop meaningful internship placement for students. S/he drafts content for the program's website, social media platforms, and print materials. The Associate Director will also work with the Director, Deputy Director and staff of the Institute in developing academic conferences and public programs and publicizing them at Hunter College and in the wider community.
Bachelor's Degree and eight years' relevant experience required.
Commensurate with experience.
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
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The committee will begin reviewing applications on January 9, 2012. The search will remain open until the position is filled.
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