Executive Associate to Associate Provost (Academic Affairs)

    Executive Associate to Associate Provost (Academic Affairs) 
Job ID: 20047 
Location: LaGuardia Community College 
    Full/Part Time: Full-Time 
    Regular/Temporary: Regular 
    LaGuardia 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.

Reporting to the Associate Provost and Assistant VP for Academic Affairs, the Executive Associate will play a key role in managing college-wide Strategic Planning and student learning outcome assessment, as well as wide-ranging college-wide initiatives designed to assist the College in advancing student learning and success.

The Executive Associate will support the Associate Provost and will be responsible for the following:
- Manage several academic administrative processes and initiatives including institutional learning outcome assessments, periodic program review and accreditation processes;
- Manage initiatives designed to strengthen the College's basic skills programs accelerated learning processes;
- Collaborates with the academic and administrative offices on sensitive and high level projects that further the mission of the institution;
- Administer the strategic planning process, evaluating outcomes, and preparing management reports;
- Undertake research and data collection as needed by the Academic Division for special projects (e.g researching promising practices in regard to tutoring, capstone courses, advisement), and new program development;
- Manage data collection, tracking systems, and evaluations for Academic Affairs' initiatives;
- Monitor the writing of funding proposals and grant processes, and prepare grant reports;
- Provides support on a variety of administrative and fiscal issues;
- Manages and prepares high level correspondence on behalf of the Associate Provost. 

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

- Advanced Degree preferred.
- Five years of teaching or education administration experience preferred.
- Experience in an undergraduate institution of higher learning with a diverse faculty and student body preferred.
- Substantial Student Advisement experience preferred.
- Knowledge of and familiarity with student success initiatives in higher education.
- Experience in understanding of managing faculty and staff development initiatives preferred.
- Knowledge and experience with digital learning and advisement systems a plus.
- Experience with grant proposals and management preferred.
- Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse communities and student populations.
- Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint) preferred. 

- Supports a Campus or University Executive in a variety of activities and initiatives as a key team member. 
- Organizes and manages projects involving different areas of the Campus or University community, with responsibility for project outcomes. 
- Represents the Executive's unit in Campus or University-wide activities, including committees, special initiatives, and implementation of new processes or technology. 
- Independently carries out a portfolio of responsibilities under the Executive's purview, such as approvals, student interactions, and monitoring of key activities.  Manages communications within and outside the unit related to areas of responsibility. 
- May serve as Manager of a large Executive Office. 
- Performs related duties as assigned. 

    Higher Education Associate

    Salary 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. 

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Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).

    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.