Director of Career Services (Student Career Program Director) - Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

CUNY Graduate Center

New York, New York

Date Posted May 05, 2022
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Position Title: Director of Career Services (Student Career Program Director) - Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

Job ID: 24358

Compensation: $117,642 - $126,774 Salary commensurate with education and experience

Closing date: May 24, 2022


Position Details:

The Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, founded in 2006, has become nationally recognized for its innovative programs. The only public graduate journalism school in the northeastern U.S., it prepares students from diverse economic, racial, and cultural backgrounds to produce high-quality journalism.


As the profession continues to reinvent itself for the digital age, the Newmark J-School is at the forefront of equipping the next generation of journalists with the reporting, writing, interactive, technological, and entrepreneurial skills they need to find stories and tell them effectively. The school currently offers a Master of Arts in Journalism, a unique bilingual M.A. in Journalism for students fluent in English and Spanish, and the nation's first M.A. in Engagement Journalism.


Reporting to the Dean, the Director of Career Services leads a comprehensive professional development program for students and recent alumni - developing and directing the summer internship program, managing multiple resources for finding journalism internships and jobs, coordinating and undertaking career counseling for students and alumni, creating journalism career events and advice sessions with industry professionals, and supervising personnel in the Office of Career Services.


Duties include but are not limited to: 


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law.


Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus (or office).


CUNY Title Overview:



Bachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience required.


A preferred candidate should have: 


How to Apply:

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

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.