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CUNY Associate Director of Student Life in Queens, New York

Job Title: Associate Director of Student Life

Job ID: 20536

Location: Queens College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Associate Director of Student Development and Leadership is responsible for the successful development of a comprehensive program that supports leadership development and civic engagement while promoting school spirit. The successful candidate will provide oversight to Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility, Co-Curricular Programs, Special Events, along with supporting our student clubs and organizations.

Reporting directly to the Director of Student Development & Leadership, the Associate Director duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide guidance and oversight to the following programs: Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility, Co- Curricular Programs, Special Events, Student Activities and Leadership

  • Develop and maintain an ongoing assessment plan to measure student learning outcomes

  • Oversee clubs and organizations, ensuring proper registration protocols and policies and procedures are adhered to

  • Develop, implement and assess educational programs for all clubs and organizations

  • Serve as an advisor for the College Association Council of College Presidents and Campus Affairs Committee

  • Supervise the selection of campus Commencement Junior Marshals

  • Plan and coordinate all aspects of the Queens College Welcome Day

  • Manage various administrative responsibilities for the Office of Student Development and Leadership

  • Oversees evening and weekend events as necessary

  • Serve as the liaison for all on and off campus entities for major special events


Bachelor's degree and six years related experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Higher Education Master’s Degree preferred

• Three (3) years of experience working with and advising students clubs and organizations

• Two (2) years of experience working and planning leadership/development trainings

• Working experience in the Division of Student Affairs

• Demonstrated experience in the development of programs and events (small, large, major) from early stages to demonstrable learning outcomes

• Experience facilitating large and diverse group presentations/ trainings

• Ability to collaborate with others and sustain professional relationships with students, faculty/staff and external constituencies


Manages the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of student programs and quality of life issues, promoting the personal development of a diverse student population.

  • Evaluates student needs and trends to develop a range of student services

  • Develops and administers specific programs and general activities in support of student needs

  • Develops relationships with college departments and outside community organizations to understand student needs and available development opportunities

  • Represents the College in campus-wide and university-wide groups and councils focusing on priority student issues

  • Manages staff, fiscal resources, and facilities supporting student affairs activities

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Student Life Manager


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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May 27, 2019


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.