Job Title: Director of BMCC/CUNY in the Heights (CITH)
Job ID: 22458
Location: Borough of Manhattan CC
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is a vibrant, pluralistic learning community committed to the intellectual and personal growth of students. With enrollment of nearly 21,000 students, BMCC is the largest of the 24 institutions comprising The City University of New York (CUNY). The College is strategically located in downtown Manhattan in close proximity to the artistic communities of Tribeca and SoHo, the dynamic downtown financial district, and the center of New York City government at City Hall. BMCC prides itself on the diversity of our students: over 41% are Hispanic, over 30% are Black or African American, over 30% were born outside the US, and they represent more than 160 countries of origin with over 115 languages spoken. We are an inclusive community that promotes an atmosphere of mutual respect of each memberâ€™s ethnicity, gender, age, disability, religion, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity and national origin, among other personal characteristics. Collectively we share a belief in the transformative power of education to further the intellectual, economic, and social vitality of individuals and communitiesâ€"and in the role of community colleges in advancing equity and social justice.
BMCCâ€™s motto speaks to this common sense of purpose and possibility: Start Here, Go Anywhere. As we strive to make BMCC the very best it can beâ€" a leading community college nationwideâ€" we are dedicated to building a diverse and talented faculty that is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service within our multicultural and international environment.
CUNY IN THE HEIGHTS
Serving Inwood, Washington Heights and the Bronx communities, CUNY in the Heights, administered by BMCC, brings more educational opportunities to neighborhoods by creating multiple pathways to degrees and careers with family-sustaining wages.
The success of CUNY in the Heights hinges on community engagementâ€"seeking input from local community leaders (elected officials/government, employers, education, and non-profit community organizations) regarding what their needs are and what we can offer.
BMCC collaborates with Hostos and Bronx Community Colleges to bring much needed workforce development programing to complement BMCC offerings. BMCC also collaborates with CUNYâ€™s Continuing Education team to leverage workforce and academic opportunities for student development, specifically around Internships and employer engagement.
Reports to the Dean of Workforce Development and the Executive Director of MEOC, the successful candidate will provide management and technical support to the Dean. The position will manage and provide the staff with guidance, direction, and support in serving the local communities. He/she is responsible for the followings:
Oversees and provides leadership in daily operations of facilities.
Represents the college in major role in community engagement and be the liaison with local educational, workforce development and community leaders.
Facilitates community activities and authorizes usage of space at CITH.
Collaborates with directors of college programs such as ASAP, CUNYStart, Project Impact, Adult and Continuing Education and MEOC to support the activities in facilities.
Builds and maintains external partnership, such as ATTAIN Lab, Citizens Now and other organizations.
Responsible for budget and reports to the college.
Responsible for the recruitment, selection, and recommendation of all new staff members of the facility according to established BMCC human resource policies and procedures.
Responsible for reviewing and evaluation programs offered at CITH..
Assist the Dean in developing favorable and cooperative relationships between the CITH and public, private, and nonprofit organizations, including professional associations and agencies.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Dean.
Bachelor's Degree and eight years' relevant experience required. Master's Degree with a minimum of eight years experience in an educational or business setting preferred.
Fluency in Spanish a plus.
Appropriate experience with programs dealing with the underserved and the ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
Knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of education; principles and techniques of administrative supervision and decision making; implementation and evaluation; knowledge and understanding of the importance of technology as it relates to institutional effectiveness and administrative support; and knowledge of local business and government operations.
Demonstrated track record of leadership in workforce development and in a professional/community arena.
Superior oral and written communications skills.
Superb managerial skills in education or related field a must.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
As a senior staff member in a large academic or administrative department, division, or school, manages operations and administration, participates in planning and setting priorities, and oversees related projects to ensure their success.
Works with management to create short- and long-term business plans, including operational, organization, and financial aspects.
Works with management and others to develop and implement operating policies and procedures.
Manages the ongoing financial, operational, and staffing activities of the department.
Manages operating budget and performs analysis and reporting to support decision-making.
Oversees legal, safety, fiscal, and other compliance requirements.
Oversees facilities, technology, and materials utilized in the department, coordinating with appropriate Campus services.
Works with other Campus or University units to coordinate and plan fund-raising, grants, marketing, communications, and outreach activities.
Independently carries out a portfolio of responsibilities under the department's purview, such as managing committees, securing approvals, and providing communications.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Administrative Officer
Higher Education Officer
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary: $79,040 - $117,466
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Access CUNYfirst Portal
June 28, 2021
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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.
Internal Number: 22458
About Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of 24 colleges within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. BMCC is the borough’s first Community College and the largest college in CUNY, enrolling approximately 27,000 students in degree programs and 12,000 more students in continuing education programs. Students represent 155 countries around the world. BMCC students obtain associate degrees in 31 fields and are instructed by over 414 full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs online, in offsite locations, in the evenings, and on weekends. BMCC is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research. Community College Week recently ranked the College fifth in the nation for the number of associates degrees awarded to underrepresented groups. It was also ranked #1 in awarding degrees to African-Americans in the Northeast; #2 for awarding associate degrees in business; and # 3 for awarding associate degrees in communications technology, by The U.S.... Department of Education and the Institute of International Education. For more information about BMCC, please visit us at www.bmcc.cuny.edu.