Marketing Assistant/Non-Teaching Adjunct

Job Description:PVN #: N026
Closing Date: Open until filled
Department: Professional Education and Workplace Learning
Program: Academy for Community Behavioral Health

The CUNY School of Professional Studies:
For over 15 years, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been leading online education in New York. Notable for offering the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and for serving transfer students as the University system’s only undergraduate all-transfer college, CUNY SPS meets the needs of adults who wish to finish a bachelor’s degree, progress from an associate’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers.

The School’s growth has been remarkable, with twenty-four degrees launched since 2006. Enrollment has risen by more than 30% in the last four years to over 4,000 students in the credit-bearing programs. Thousands more are enrolled in non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs. In addition, the School has an active alumni network and has established the CUNY SPS Foundation, which offers multiple scholarship opportunities to current students.

CUNY SPS has consistently been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top online institutions. This year, the School was ranked #10 in the nation on the publisher’s list of the 2022 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

Within CUNY SPS, the Office of Professional Education and Workplace Learning (PEWL) designs custom workplace learning programs to help organizations achieve their goals. To our partnerships, we bring knowledge of research-based learning practices as well as experience in developing innovative programs. Within PEWL, the Academy for Community Behavioral Health (the Academy) delivers training, coaching, and technical support that strengthen the role New York City social service providers play in behavioral health. The Academy builds capacity for community-centered behavioral health care through free courses for NYC non-profit social service providers; custom services for City and State agencies; and, new collaborations and knowledge building. The Academy was launched in 2021 with funding from the Mayor’s Office of Community Mental Health and Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Manager Marketing and Communications and the Director, Academy for Community Behavioral Health, the Marketing Assistant will assist the CUNY SPS Office of Marketing and Communications with activities to help promote the Academy for Community Behavioral Health, a program offered in partnership with the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity and the Mayor’s Office for Community Mental Health, including:

• Write copy to be used in email, social media and other advertising efforts
• Create and post social media content to market Academy offerings, in coordination with Academy staff and the CUNY SPS social media team
• Research NYC community-based organizations and other non-profit social service providers or networks to expand the Academy’s mailing list and audience
• Track outreach efforts and maintain current mailing list
• Monitor responses to outreach (e.g., mailing list sign-ups; course registrations, applications, or enrollments) and provide status updates to the Academy team
• Contribute to the Academy’s overall marketing and communications strategy
• Update information on the Academy’s website, as needed
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required

Preferred Qualifications:
• A minimum of two years of experience in marketing, communications, advertising, or related field
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Demonstrated organizational skills and proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Strong computer skills required; specifically, proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and the ability to work on both PC and Mac platforms
• Experience developing clear and effective marketing content, such as social media content, outreach emails, event fliers, and website content
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, demanding and complex work environment
• Experience using Constant Contact
• Working knowledge of and/or experience in graphic design, video editing programs, WordPress, and Canva

Salary Range: $47.42 – $53.61 per hour (hourly rate based on CUNY’s non-teaching adjunct salary schedule)

Hours: Part-time (approximately 15 hours per week, hybrid remote/in-office position

Please send resume, cover letter and contact information of three (3) professional references to:

Marketing Assistant/Non-Teaching Adjunct Search
Marissa Armanios, Marketing and Digital Communications Manager

CUNY SPS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer:

The CUNY School of Professional Studies complies with the Clery Act and copies of its annual report on security policies and statistics are available in its Security Office.

All prospective candidates must be able to be certified as eligible to work under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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