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Director of the Joseph S. Murphy Institute

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The Director will report to the Dean; serve as a member of the lnstitute’s senior staff; and:

  • Direct the Murphy Institute’s Worker Education Initiative to strengthen the educational and professional opportunities for union workers
  • Oversee ongoing Institute projects and develop new collaborations within school, unions, and other partnerships that support the mission of SLU
  • Direct all aspects of the Institute’s journal, New Labor Forum
  • In collaboration with faculty, direct the Institute’s public programming, which includes monthly forums, annual conferences, a T.V. show, and a podcast
  • Develop, direct, and assess non-credit programming and training for social justice advocates and leaders
  • Direct strategic planning, evaluation, and budgetary oversight of Institute projects and programs
  • Carry out various Institute-wide projects as assigned by the Dean
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

NoteUntil further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work both remotely and in the office. Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

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Location: School of Labor & Urban Studies
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Program Manager, LEAP to Teacher

LEAP to Teacher (LTT), one of the Worker Education programs, is a collaborative program between SLU and seven of the CUNY colleges in five boroughs, namely the Borough of Manhattan Community College, Bronx Community College, Brooklyn College, the College of Staten Island, Lehman College, Medgar Evers College, and Queens College. LTT provides a set of free, specialized support services to paraprofessionals, teachers and other school and daycare workers who are United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and District Council 37 (DC37) members pursuing higher education and advancing their career in teaching or any other field of study.

The Worker Education unit seeks a Program Manager for the LTT program to provide leadership at each of the different sites. Reporting to the Director of Worker Education and Workforce Development, the Program Manager will supervise a driven and dedicated team of program specialists and site coordinators, and drive efficiency, effectiveness and collaboration across the unit. Additionally, the successful candidate will display mastery in relationship building as they navigate and foster connections with key internal and external constituents.

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Location: School of Labor & Urban Studies
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Administrative Executive Assistant

The executive assistant reports to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer at the School, providing executive level coordination and administrative support. The incumbent exercises sound judgment, tact, confidentiality and discretion in all aspects of SLU operations. In coordination with the Associate Dean, the executive assistant implements decisions based on a thorough understanding of the SLU’s priorities and expectations. Coordinates meetings, records meeting notes, and follows through on implementation of decisions. Prepares and reviews communication materials, ensures the Associate Dean is fully briefed on relevant issues, and prepares all background information supporting each issue. He or she advises on university communications, drafts communications, website postings, and social media posts, arranges for all meetings/travel schedules, and campus and community events. The executive assistant monitors and facilitates follow-up of action items, while establishing and maintaining a professional and collaborative working environment.

NOTE: Until further notice this is a hybrid position, eligible to work both remotely and in the office. Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment.  Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

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Location: School of Labor & Urban Studies
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Associate Director of Institutional Research and Program Assessment

Reporting to the Director of Academic Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness or designee, the Institutional Research Specialist, as part of the Office of Planning, Effectiveness, Research and Assessment supports data analysis, data dissemination and assessment of non-academic units at the School of Labor and Urban Studies. The Associate Director is responsible for a range of research and assessment duties that require knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis and dissemination.  This team member functions in collaboration with deans, department administrators, faculty, and staff.  The Associate Director is responsible for the quality, relevance, and effectiveness of the data analysis and visualizations provided to all external stakeholders.  The Associate Director will be dedicated to equity-minded assessment practices that contribute to the School’s mission and commitment to enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage student and institutional data for external reports (IPEDS, NSCH, AIU), and periodic institution wide reporting (retention, enrollment trends)
  • Create, implement and disseminate data and assessment strategies for administrative and educational support units. Optimize compliance and institutional data visualization web-pages
  • Collaborate on institutional effectiveness and planning for growth and sustainability with director, and Associate Dean. Strategize survey calendar and content with faculty and staff.
  • Responds to ad hoc requests for information and analysis, which may entail conducting complex extractions, analyses and reporting of information contained within survey and institutional databases
  • Create and maintain enrollment dashboards and other institutional data tools. Support and assist faculty and staff in using data and planning tools. Conduct periodic audits of administrative platforms such as EAB, Hobsons etc. Monitor the integrity of the assessment portal.
  •  Collaborate with IT on academic computing needs as well as institutional data optimization and web portals for data usage
  • Select, adapt, and apply appropriate quantitative and qualitative research design, statistical tools and techniques in all areas of study, including institutional effectiveness, process improvement, planning curriculum, student and staff characteristics along with managing enrollment and data integrity
  • Collect, track, analyze, and disseminate information to promote student success, retention, persistence, and completion

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Location: School of Labor & Urban Studies
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Director of Institutional Development and External Affairs

SLU seeks a Director of Institutional Development and External Affairs who will work with existing and new partners to support and advance the educational, research, and public service mission of the School. The Director will be responsible for increasing the institutional capacity of the School by strengthening existing relationships and building new ones. S/he will work with unions, community organizations, philanthropic organizations, government agencies, legislative bodies, non-profits, and private donors to raise external funds and produce contractual agreements that will increase enrollments and generate revenues.  S/he will work collaboratively with the senior leadership of the School and members of SLU’s Advisory Board to identify external funding sources to advance the School’s strategic plan. The Director will report to the Dean of the School or his designee.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Designing, implementing, and managing a comprehensive plan and strategy for aligning external funding with the School’s vision, mission, and goals.
  • Identifying philanthropic funding opportunities, including foundation grants, labor union support, and corporate gifts.
  • Identifying and soliciting government grant opportunities.
  • Identifying private donors and developing and executing cultivation plans and solicitation strategies.
  • Developing, monitoring, and evaluating fund-raising appeals and providing regular progress reports to key stakeholders.
  • Coordinating the School’s external affairs activities.
  • Expanding upon existing relationships and building new ones with labor unions and employer organizations that can produce contractual agreements and/or revenue for the School.
  • Developing and implementing strategic community relations policies and programs, and cultivating strong working relationships with community organizations.
  • Develop strategic partnerships with governmental agencies: identify and cultivate relationships and seek collaborations to meet common objectives.
  • Coordinating legislative initiatives: identifying public sources and developing new publicly funded initiatives.
  • Building and leveraging internal and external relationships to enhance the School’s profile within the local, national and international communities.

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Location: School of Labor & Urban Studies
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Manager of Instructional Technology

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, the Manager of IT Academic Technology provides leadership in developing, achieving, and maintaining high-quality technology integration in all teaching and learning settings.  The successful candidate will lead projects to support faculty in enhancing instruction, collaborate on strategies that utilize technology to improve student learning, and strive to support students as they become technologically competent.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview below, primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • Create, maintain, and oversee the integration of technology planning in collaboration with an academic technology committee.
  • Provide daily strategy and support to faculty, staff, and students for technology integration to enhance classroom learning; troubleshoot to identify issues and initiate timely solutions
  • Deploy technology hardware and/or software applications via in-person and virtual assistance for students, faculty, staff, and guests
  • Provide assistance and training to instructional staff in the integration of technology to support student learning, including planning and implementing job-embedded professional development opportunities
  • Create and maintain easy-to-follow documentation for distribution for staff members; create learning resources for faculty and staff
  • Network with vendors of educational software and hardware. Manage the selection, implementation, and support of complex instructional technology solutions and evaluate software licensing agreements
  • Participate in ongoing professional development related to job responsibilities to maintain expertise in the field
  • Advocate for and instruct faculty and staff in vetting and responsible use of technology; lead efforts to teach students digital citizenship
  • Work with School leadership to foster a culture of learning innovation
  • Participate in university-wide committees on related matters

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Location: School of Labor & Urban Studies
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Mental Health Counseling NTA

The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies seeks applicants for a part-time mental health counseling position for Spring Semester 2023.  The School of Labor and Urban Studies is a collaboration between the University and New York City labor unions, for the purpose of serving the educational, policy and research needs of unions and their members. The mission of the Center for Worker Education is to; 1) offer undergraduate and graduate programs to working adult students and union members; 2) expand access to colleges throughout the CUNY system; and 3) partner with labor unions and employers to address training and educational needs of union members. The Center for Labor, Community, and Policy Studies conducts research, offers leadership development programs, hosts forums and national conferences, publishes articles, books and a nation labor journal to promote debate on issues critical to labor’s future and its policy role. Read more and apply

The part-time mental health counselor (15 hours a week for the 15 week semester) will provide counseling support to graduate, undergraduate and certificate program students (many of whom are returning to school after an extended time away) as well as provide training and support for our advisement staff around mental health.

General Duties:

  • Provide short-term individual counseling to students (establishing and developing a relationship with students in need)
  • Provide crisis intervention for emergency situations
  • Liaise and consult with SLU student services staff and faculty around mental health; plan actions steps (academically as well as emotionally/psychologically), and work on building a support system for students
  • Give referrals to students if long term care is needed
  • Offer group counseling/support groups in areas of stress management, effective communication, sleep, and healthy relationships
  • Develop crisis intervention & action plan training for staff responding to a crisis
  • Give staff and faculty training on identifying and supporting students in distress
  • Deliver and help promote wellness workshops on a variety of topics

Required qualifications:

  • An MSW or Master’s degree in counseling and a New York State license as a mental health practitioner (psychology, social work, or mental health counseling).
  • Three or more years of experience in the field
  • The preferred candidate will have experience counseling in a college setting (particularly with adults returning to school).

The Mental Health Counselor is paid on the CUNY Non-Teaching Adjunct scale, which ranges from $42.95-$78.30 per hour for new hires, and hires must abide by CUNY workload limits. Please electronically submit a C.V., a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, your availability for the spring semester, and the contact information for three references to: studentservices@slu.cuny.edu

At apply please electronically submit a C.V., a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, your availability for the spring semester, and the contact information for three references to: studentservices@slu.cuny.edu