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Research Foundation CUNY Immigrant Student Resource Coordinator in New York City, New York

Job Title: Immigrant Student Resource Coordinator

PVN ID: CC-2311-005975

Category: Instruction and Social Service


Job Description

General Description

The CCNY Immigrant Student Resource and Research Center (referred to as “the Center”) will support and guide immigrant students to enroll, navigate, and complete their degrees at CCNY. The Center will serve students who are undocumented, have limited immigration status, and are first-generation immigrants. The Center will be an entity within the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at City College.

The immigrant student resource coordinator’s responsibilities are to:

  • Plan events, facilitate class presentations, and conduct outreach to raise awareness about and expand services for immigrant student populations.

  • Provide guidance, coaching, and advice to undocumented and immigrant students to support their success and improve the campus environment for this group.

  • Research, develop, and implement resources, advocacy, and referral management for current and prospective immigrant students at CCNY; oversee resources and referral management workflow for undocumented students including referring student cases to appropriate partners.

  • Assist CCNY immigrant students with processing necessary paperwork; interpret policy and coordinate financial resources (grants and scholarships, etc.) for undocumented students.

  • Represent the Center at both on-campus and off-campus events.

  • Assist the Center’s Director as needed.

    Other Duties


    The Center seeks someone with the following qualifications:

  • Familiarity with state and federal policies and the political climate impacting undocumented students and students with mixed-status families.

  • General knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends of the Student Services field, as well as knowledge of advising and academic policies and procedures.

  • Familiarity with the policies, procedures and practices of CCNY and/or CUNY schools.

  • Excellent ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures independently and use sound judgment and discretion to act when precedents do not exist.

  • Knowledge and sensitivity of the experiences and challenges undocumented immigrants face.

  • Skills that demonstrate initiative, priority setting, and independent judgment.

  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills to quickly and accurately produce effective emails, letters, web content, etc.

  • Experience with Microsoft/Google Suite applications, like Excel, Sheets, and Forms.

    RFCUNY Benefits RFCUNY Employee Benefits and Accruals

    About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

Department Learning, Leadership & Culture

Status Part Time

Pay Range $40.00-$40.00

Hour(s) a week 18.00

Closing Date Jan 17, 2024 (Or Until Filled)

Bargaining Unit No


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