Confidential Executive Officer - President's Office

Job Title: Confidential Executive Officer - President's Office

Job ID: 16249

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Confidential Executive Officer to the President will play a key role in keeping strategic programs, partnerships, operations, outreach and board related activities on schedule.

The Confidential Executive Officer will oversee projects, ensuring and evaluating their implementation and success; run point on operational issues under tight timelines; as well as, evaluate data, research and prepare program documentation for the President.

Furthermore, the position includes developing, implementing and evaluating methods, policies, procedures and systems to best support to the President; preparation of briefings, presentations, correspondence, speeches, and confidential material under tight timelines; planning and attending key meetings with both internal and external stakeholders.

In addition to the duties in the CUNY Title Overview, responsibilities also include interacting with high-level executives both inside and outside the College, communicating information on behalf of the President.


Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.


As a senior staff member serving as a confidential assistant in a Campus or University Executive's office, leads unit initiatives, participates in planning and setting priorities, and drives strategic initiatives to ensure their success.

Participates in planning and in setting policies with responsibility for preparing aspects of strategic and operational plans

Participates in developing and executing performance management systems to evaluate progress

Works with other Campus and University units to oversee complex, high-priority projects, with responsibility for outcomes

Represents the Executive in Campus or University-wide activities and may act in his/her place as needed

Independently carries out major responsibilities under the Executive's purview, such as monitoring and evaluating unit activities, financial planning and review, serving as chair of key committees, and communications with senior Campus or University management

May serve as Chief of Staff of a large Executive Office

Performs related duties as assigned.

This position is excluded from union representation.


Higher Education Officer




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial wellbeing, 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.



Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on Search Job Listings, select More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID number. The required material, as stated on the CUNYfirst vacancy notice, for the application package must be uploaded as ONE file in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.



The search will remain open until the position is filled.


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.