Job ID: 5946
Contract Title: Higher Education Officer
Location: Queensborough Community College
Department: Academic Affairs
Category: Managerial and Professional
Issue Date: June 08 2012
Closing Date: July 10 2012
Directs College activities and operations related to Academic matters to support academic policy and student learning strategies.
- Designs, implements and monitors an array of academic initiatives, programs, priorities, and functions
- Develops strategic plans, academic program proposals, and curricular reports
- Assesses outcomes to improve services and support student success
- Creates and oversees academic support initiatives
- Administers College articulation efforts
- Ensures compliance with accreditation standards and reporting requirements
- Liaisons with faculty and professional staff in departments and offices across the College
- Manages operational and program budgets; manages, trains, and develops staff
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Campus Specific Information:
Reporting directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director will serve as the central administrative liaison between the Office of Academic Affairs and the academic departments, the four-year transfer coordinator, Institutional Research, and CUNY and other colleges with which the institution has articulation agreements.
- Oversee implementation of and support for QCC's educational partnerships and articulations with baccalaureate colleges.
- Provide leadership in designing and facilitating communication (to faculty, advisers, etc.) about curricular revisions, such as those changes resulting from the CUNY Pathways initiative.
- Provide transfer information to internal and external constituencies, in collaboration with Institutional Research, Registrar, and Student Affairs offices.
- Provide administrative lead in collaboration with the academic departments to establish new articulation agreements.
- Coordinate campus-to-campus and consortial interactions for QCC's dual/joint associate/baccalaureate degree programs.
- Maintain, update, and ensure the relevancy of articulation/transfer web page information and articulation database.
- Coordinate and facilitate events such as articulation development meetings, agreement- signing ceremonies, and other events as assigned.
- Cultivate effective working relationships and communications with college and university articulation/transfer representatives.
- Conduct periodic training and workshops for faculty and staff in relation to articulation and transfer issues, website links, and updates.
- Analyze data on QCC student transfer to major institutions, share data with academic and student services departments, and propose actions to improve transfer process and transfer success.
- Negotiate with institutions receiving transfer course work including that which falls outside the established articulation agreement.
- Oversee transfer related grants and projects, such as the Making Transfer Connections grant.
Bachelor's Degree and eight years' relevant experience required.
Master's degree required, doctorate preferred. Familiarity with college curriculum and curriculum development strongly preferred; experience with academic advisement and transfer procedures preferred; college teaching experience desirable; experience working with databases preferred. Strong organizational skills and excellent communication skills are required.
Commensurate with credentials and 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:
To apply, please log on to www.cuny.edu. Navigate to Employment, click on application for employment, and then log into the applicant tracking program Job Postings on CUNY First. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. Applications should be submitted through CUNY First. Applicants must attach a cover letter, and resume or curriculum vitae. Resume, cover letter, and any supporting documents should be uploaded as a single document. Please follow instructions under How to Apply Online.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.