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Academic Program Manager for Labor Studies
Murphy Institute for Worker Education
The person in this position will oversee all labor programs:
MA degree and undergraduate programs in Labor Studies
Graduate and undergraduate certificate programs in Labor Relations, including a joint CUNY/Cornell certificate program
NY Union Semester - a paid internship program with college credit
The person in this position will supervise the Labor Studies team and will work closely with faculty, unionists, and university staff to build labor programs. S/he will also be involved in other aspects of the Institute’s work, i.e., public programming, our journal (New Labor Forum), and non-credit training.
Minimum Qualifications - Bachelor's Degree and six years' relevant experience required.
Other Qualifications - Advanced degree preferred - Higher education administrative experience preferred - Knowledge of the academic fields of Labor Studies and Labor Relations - Practical knowledge of unions and labor organizations preferred - Strong writing and oral communication skills - Experience in program development preferred - Supervisory experience - Experience with student recruitment and enrollment management - Ability to examine, evaluate, and re-design administrative operations and procedures; ability to develop and implement new operational procedures - Ability to analyze and solve problems - Ability to use independent judgment and maintain records containing confidential student information - Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced, demanding, and complex work environment
The ideal candidate will have considerable experience in the labor movement and familiarity with higher education administration.
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The Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies offers higher education programs for working adults and union members, and serves as a resource center to labor, academic, and community leaders seeking a deeper understanding of labor and urban issues.