POSITION DETAILSLaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.LaGuardia Community College seeks an Academic Program Specialist to support the Liberal Arts programs in the areas of student advisement, course scheduling, and recruitment of students. The Academic Program Specialist reports directly to the Associate Provost and Dean for Academic Affairs. In addition to the general duties responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Work with Academic Advisers to ensure accuracy throughout the advisement and registration process for existing and new students enrolled in Liberal Arts Programs. * Participate in outcome assessment, information gathering and other research activities. Make recommendations * Analyze program data and develop measurement criteria that will enhance student learning outcomes. * Coordinate the scheduling of courses consistent with the student's stated goals, interests and abilities. * Assist with recruitment of students for enrollment in a learning community. * Maintain communication with students, faculty, staff, and relevant external constituents about department-specific matters. * In conjunction with IT, monitor and maintain the Academic Program websites.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * A Master's degree in a related field and a minimum of one year experience with academic advisement at the college level strongly preferred. * Demonstrated organizational skills, strong social skills and demonstrated leadership ability. * Computer proficiency using standard office software programs/applications including Microsoft office Suite ( Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).CUNY TITLE OVERVIEWParticipates in the daily coordination of academic and administrative activities of a College's specialized academic program under management direction. * Supports program development, student service delivery, outcome evaluation and instructor/student recruitment, enrollment, and retention. * Recommends, implements and evaluates strategies to expand program offerings * Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management * Develops and maintains relationships with various College offices to improve student and faculty services * Serves as resource expert regarding program policies and procedures * Oversees office recordkeeping; manages updates of program web and print materials * May supervise office operations and/or department budget * Performs related duties as assigned.Job Title Name: Academic Program SpecialistCUNY TITLEHigher Education AssistantFLSAExemptCOMPENSATION AND BENEFITSSalary commensurate with education and 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.HOW TO APPLYTo apply, go to www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.Please attach a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references as one document in rtf, doc or pdf format.CLOSING DATE10/5/2017JOB SEARCH CATEGORYCUNY Job Posting: Managerial/ProfessionalEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCUNY 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: * LaGuardia Community College*Job Title: * Academic Program Specialist - Academic Affairs*Job ID: * 17344*Full/Part Time: * Full-Time*Regular/Temporary: * Regular
LaGuardia Community College is named for Fiorello H. LaGuardia, New York City’s New Deal mayor, who inspired a city of immigrants. Located at a transit hub that links Queens, the city’s most ethnically diverse borough, with the world center of finance, commerce and the arts, the college provides access to higher education and serves New Yorkers of all backgrounds, ages and means. LaGuardia Communi...ty College’s mission is to educate and graduate one of the most diverse student populations in the country to become critical thinkers and socially responsible citizens who help to shape a rapidly evolving society.It offers a broad range of rigorous academic programs that promote inquiry, openness, and a willingness to take on challenges. Areas include urban studies, liberal arts, business, the sciences, health, technology, developmental education, college and transfer preparation, experiential education, continuing education classes, workforce training and Honors programs. Their leadership in technology-based learning has achieved national and international recognition.