Administrative Executive Assistant: Office of the President

The City University of New York (CUNY) - Queens, NY (30+ days ago)4.0

York College of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a place where more than 8,500 students from 125 nations of origin and diverse cultures come together to pursue the promise of a better future through higher education. Reflective of New York City, the York College campus buzzes with conversation in a myriad of languages as students and faculty are engaged participants in the college’s vision to be a transformative urban institution and a cultural hub.

Reporting to the Confidential Executive Associate, the Administrative Executive Assistant supports and coordinates projects, initiatives and activities of the President’s Office, s/he will:

Provides confidential and administrative support to the President’s Office, including managing the President’s complex calendar.

Communicates with other college departments, CUNY, and external organizations on behalf of the President.

Assists with reporting, organizing and supervising activities in the President’s Office.

Manages data input, coordination of reports and tracking of all invoices related to various budgets that reside in the President’s Office to assure timely, accurate, and appropriate utilization of designated funds.

Serves as designated liaison in the President’s Office to coordinate and facilitate meetings, agendas, minutes and other related matters for governance bodies and related entities including but not limited to the Senate, Auxiliary, Child Care, etc.

Assists in coordinating and executing special events sponsored by the President’s Office (eg. Convocation, Commencement, Honors Ceremony, Holiday Party, etc.).

Participates in procuring required internal and external resources and services and manages their utilization.

Assists in the training and supervision of clerical staff in addition to performing basic Human Resource functions such as recruiting and interviewing.

Coordinates Executives’ communication. May respond to public inquiries as well as requests from within the Campus/University community.

Participates in the coordination of special projects and efforts to ensure the ongoing effectiveness of the President’s Office.

Ensures record management compliance for the Division in collaboration with the department heads.


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


Provides support to a Campus or University Executive, organizing and supervising unit activities.

Creates appointment and meeting schedules, arranges meetings, and prepares for a variety of special events. Maintains an ongoing calendar of reports, deadlines, and key dates and incorporates these into a schedule.

Coordinates Executive communications, including those requiring a high degree of sensitivity. May respond to public inquiries as well as requests from within the Campus/University community.

Organizes, creates, and distributes key, complex management reports with a high degree of accuracy.

Organizes, manages, and tracks written and email correspondence, maintaining logs and records of follow-up activities.

Procures required internal and external resources and services and manages their utilization.

May supervise office staff, performing basic Human Resources functions such as recruiting and interviewing.

May perform related duties as assigned; may participate in special projects and efforts to improve unit effectiveness.

Job Title Name: Administrative Executive Assistant


Higher Education Assistant




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.


In order to be considered for this position, applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (email and telephone). Please upload all materials as ONE DOCUMENT in doc, pdf, or rtf format.

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York College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer.


Closing Date - June 30, 2018


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.

Job Title: Administrative Executive Assistant: Office of the President (York College/CUNY)

Job ID: 18840