Deputy Director, Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute, Baruch College CUNY

Founded in 1997 and operating under the auspices of the Office of the Provost, the Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute at Baruch College is committed to facilitating the infusion of oral, written, and computer mediated communication into Baruch’s undergraduate curriculum through the development and support of Communication Intensive Courses (CICs), co-curricular programs for students, as well as its efforts as part of the CUNY WAC program. The Institute likewise sponsors a wide range of professional development activities for Baruch faculty and administration and engages in sustained dialogue on communication and communication intensive instruction with leading business professionals and educators from around the country.

Reporting to the Director of the Institute, the Deputy Director will aid with the daily operation of the Institute and assist in the management of the Institute’s staff and expanding curricular development/support programs and other related projects.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*oversight of the logistical operations of the Institute including coordination of the Institute’s programs of support for Communication-Intensive Courses (CICs), maintenance of annual budget, assisting Director in supervision of the Institute’s Communication Fellows, and serving as a liaison with the College’s HR department

*assisting Director in development, implementation, and assessment of programs of curricular support for new and existing CICs

*management of the Institute’s library, including organization of resources and acquisition of books and periodicals

*coordination of the Institute’s faculty development programs on communication-intensive pedagogy as well as co-curricular programs for students

*oversight and coordination of the Institute’s ongoing assessments of written and oral communication in CICs, including collection and organization of assessment data, conducting staff trainings on assessment procedures, and assisting in preparing data for analysis

*other duties as assigned

Salary Range: $40,000 - $55,000

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of 4 years of relevant administrative experience at an institution of higher learning, college-level teaching experience, and an academic background in a communication related field such as English or communication studies. A bachelor’s degree is required and a graduate-level degree is strongly preferred. Experience in communication-intensive instruction, assessment, faculty development, familiarity with web-based instructional technology, and knowledge of Baruch College and CUNY are preferred as well. Strong organizational, oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills are essential.

To apply, please send cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:

Search Committee – Deputy Director Search
Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute
Baruch College, CUNY
One Bernard Baruch Way, Box J-318
New York, NY 10010

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