Advanced Science Research Center, City University of New York

Position ID:CUNY-ASRC-DIRECTOR [#10986]
Position Title: Director of Administrative Operations - CUNY Advanced Science Research Center
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:New York, New York 10031, United States [map]
Subject Area: Neuroscience / all
Appl Deadline:2018/05/10 finished (notifying applicants 2018/03/19, finished 2018/11/11, listed until 2018/05/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Graduate Center, CUNY is the focal point for advanced teaching and research at The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation's largest urban public university. With over 35 doctoral and master’s programs of the highest caliber, the Graduate Center fosters pioneering research and scholarship in the arts and sciences and prepares students for careers in universities and the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. The Graduate Center’s commitment to research and scholarship for the public good is exemplified by its more than 30 centers, institutes, and initiatives, including its Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), a 200,000 square-foot facility in upper Manhattan, designed to promote collaboration among scientists in five areas of global research and innovation: nanoscience, photonics, structural biology, neuroscience, and environmental sciences.

The Graduate Center (GC) benefits from highly ambitious and diverse students and alumni—who in turn teach hundreds of thousands of undergraduates every year. Through its public programs, the Graduate Center enhances New York City’s intellectual and cultural life.

Reporting to the Executive Director/Associate Dean for the Sciences, the Director of Administrative Operations will support the Executive Director in facilitating the day-to-day operations across the ASRC’s scientific and administrative units (e.g. legal, financial, technical, etc.). Based at the ASRC location in Harlem, the incumbent will supervise staff and work closely with the five Initiative Directors and Core Facility managers to provide the necessary assessments and improvements, on an ongoing basis, to ASRC’s infrastructure, communication, facilities, and events management.

Duties include but are not limited to: - Conducts regular reviews of business models, budgets, and administrative issues of Core Facilities; - Coordinates communication between the Initiatives and Cores and various operations in the ASRC, the Graduate Center, CUNY Central, and other New York-area institutions as needed; - Works with colleagues at the Graduate Center and the ASRC to establish and chair operations-related committees as needed (e.g. Compliance, Health & Safety, Communications, Events, Facilities, etc.); - Serves as a resource for faculty and administrators regarding the Graduate Center’s and CUNY’s policies and procedures; - Conducts research, analysis, and strategic planning for ASRC initiatives and special projects; - Serves as a liaison with CUNY’s technology transfer office in relation to IP protection; - Assists with the hiring of new ASRC employees; - Supervises the ASRC Director of Facilities and coordinates space allocation requests; - Represents the ASRC at meetings with internal colleagues and external colleagues and stakeholders; - Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: - Ph.D. degree. - Experience working in a scientific administration and/or in a scientific operation. - Knowledge of equipment associated with scientific research. - Strong written and verbal communication skills.

The City University of New York (CUNY) is committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.  EO/AA Employer.

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85 St. Nicholas Terrace
New York, NY 10031

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