Associate Director of CUNY Dominican Studies Institute

POSITION DETAILS

The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) is an interdisciplinary research unit of the City University of New York at the City College of New York. CUNY DSI’s mission is to gather, produce, and disseminate academic knowledge on the human experience of people residing in the United States who trace their ancestry to the Dominican Republic and to advance research and teaching at the City University of New York (CUNY), focusing on the Dominican people in the United States, the Dominican Republic, and elsewhere.

The Associate Director of CUNY DSI will report to the Director of CUNY DSI at The City College of New York. In addition to the CUNY title Overview, the Associate Director duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage all communication, calendar and agenda of the meetings with CUNY DSI’s Advisory and Executive Boards
  • Oversee the day-to-day internal and external CUNY DSI administrative activities
  • Create CUNY DSI Public Relations and success stories for media and better visibility of the Institute
  • In collaboration with the Director, oversee on all research projects undertaken and sponsored by CUNY DSI
  • Follow through all institutional collaborations, both national and international
  • Conduct research on area of expertise to increase the research agenda of CUNY DSI
  • Identify and secure outside funding for the Institute, whether by engaging private donors or writing grant proposals
  • PreparePerformance Reports for grants and funders/donors of the Institute
  • Supervise part-time as well as full-time employees and prepare evaluations of the personnel for the Director

QUALIFICATIONS

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

Preferred Qualifications:

A doctorate in a complementary field of study is preferred. Expertise can be in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences. Knowledge about Dominican/Latino/a/x people preferred. Experience in writing and securing grants; ability to work with various stake holders outside of academia (i.e. the Dominican/Latino community; elected officials) is essential. Ability to work comfortably in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment that depends on precision, accuracy, and flexibility. Fluency in Spanish (speaking, reading, writing) is highly desired.

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.

Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Manages curriculum development and operations of a College’s specialized academic program under the direction of a senior administrator.

  • Implements and monitors a comprehensive academic program development plan; makes recommendations to improve department policies and procedures
  • Assists Director with outcome assessment and strategic planning to further develop program offerings
  • Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management
  • Serves as resource expert regarding program policies and procedures
  • May manage professional and/or clerical staff
  • May act on behalf of Director in his/her absence
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Program Manager

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Associate

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary $84,946-$91,658; 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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CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of applications to begin on July 14, 2022.

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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.

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