The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation’s leading urban public university. The Office of Special Programs is responsible for the stewardship of key CUNY-wide programs that increase, encourage and support the inclusion and educational success of underrepresented groups in higher education.
Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the University Dean of Special Programs is responsible for the administrative oversight of the:
- Percy Ellis Sutton Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge (SEEK), and College Discovery (CD);
- Youth Matter, CUNY’s Foster Youth College Success Initiative;
- Single Stop College Initiative ;
- CUNY Black Male Initiative (BMI);
- CUNY TRiO Programs:
- Talent Search and Upward Bound Programs;
- Veteran Upward Bound;
- Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement; and
- Student Support Services.
The candidate demonstrates significant familiarity and accomplishment with strategic planning, including plan implementation and evaluation of programs that effectively promote student retention and success.
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.
The successful candidate must possess knowledge, experience and skills in:
- Ten (10) years of progressive management and supervisory experience in a large, diverse, college/university environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience are desirable.
- Methodologies of evaluation, assessment, survey research, statistics, and data analysis.
- Expertise with assessment tools and techniques, survey research methods, statistical and database management software packages; and the dynamics of strategic planning and accreditation is required.
- Proven understanding of innovative techniques of data management and analysis across a complex organization and success bringing innovative pilot projects to scale are crucial.
- Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills and the ability to work with complex computer information systems are essential.
- Fiscal management and staff training and development.
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY’s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development.
For full consideration, submit a cover letter and résumé online via CUNY’s web-based job system addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined.
Apply for this position (and read more details). A review of resumes will begin on July 16, 2018.