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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Curriculum Support Specialist, CUNY-John Jay Coll (NY)

Curriculum Support Specialist in New York, New York


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 under the leadership of its new President, former U.S. Assistant Attorney General, Karol V. Mason. It is a public liberal arts institution that enriches the 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. Over the past 12 years, the college has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring and expansion of its curricular offerings. In 2011, the college opened a new 600,000 square foot building with a black-box theater, state-of-the-art lab space, a moot court, and a variety of virtual learning settings.

Reporting to the Executive Academic Director of Undergraduate Studies, in addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Curriculum Support Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

Supports the college's undergraduate curriculum development process.

Assists with supporting faculty in the development course, program and policy proposals.

Prepares reports on curriculum actions and acts as resource regarding compliance with federal, state, and university requirements.

Works with academic departments to prepare for and coordinate periodic program reviews.

Oversees maintenance of curriculum records including curriculum architecture documentation; library of course, program, and policy proposals; undergraduate bulletin; curriculum web pages.

Oversees preparation and distribution of materials for curriculum committees; collects and maintains records of committee actions.

Works with Director of Educational Partnerships to prepare articulation agreements and joint degree programs and maintain relationships with community college partners.

Conducts internet and/or database research and performs basic systems queries to locate information related to department activities.


Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required.


Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Library Science, or related field preferred.

Experience in Academic Advising or Registrar preferred.

Demonstrated commitment to student success.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Detail oriented, strong communication skills, ability to work with faculty, customer service orientation.

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and facility with learning new software.

Excellent writing skills.


Participates 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 Specialist


Higher Education Assistant




$51,126 – $63,617.

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.


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Review of resumes to begin November 8, 2017. Posting closes on November 23, 2017.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY 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.

Job Title: Curriculum Support Specialist

Job ID: 17707

Location: John Jay College

Regular/Temporary: Regular