Administrative Manager/ Deputy Director - Center For Law And Social Justice

City University Of New York Brooklyn , NY 11201

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Medgar Evers College (MEC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of twenty three colleges within the dynamic City University New York {CUNY) System. Named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (192S-1963), the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education.

Located in Central Brooklyn, MEC was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community, currently enrolling 7,000 students in degree programs. The Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) is a unit of MEC whose mission is to provide legal advocacy on community impact issues affecting people of African Descent and the disaffected. Founded in 1985, CLSJ focuses on a wide range of racial justice issues in New York City. CLSJ undertakes research, advocacy training, legal counseling, community education, public policy advocacy, and litigation.

Reporting to the Academic Center Director, the Deputy Director will be responsible for the day-to-day business management of CLSJ, including but not limited to:

  • Oversee the administration and general operation of the CLSJ in the absence of the Director

  • Assist the Director in all phases of development and administration of projects, grants and activities of CLSJ

  • Monitor CLSJ's earnings and expenses and authorize the procurement of materials and equipment

  • Manage resource allocations, staff scheduling, and HR actions for CLSJ.

  • Serve as program and fiscal liaison for Medgar Evers College, CUNY Budget Office, research Foundation of CUNY and grantors

  • Administrator of law office operations and systems for the security of legal documents. Interface with court personnel (at the agency, state and federal level) and assist in the production, distribution and filing of legal documents.

  • Interface with city, state and federal legislative office personnel and assist in the production and distribution of documents related to public policy and advocacy.

  • Interface with community based organizations and community residents to assist in education and advocacy related projects.

  • Manage the preparation of the annual budget, and budget modifications for CLSJ projects and grants with CLSJ Project coordinators. Submit approved budgets to Medgar Evers, CUNY, the Research Foundation of CUNY (RF/CUNY), grantors, and other appropriate agencies.


Bachelor's Degree and six years' relevant experience required.


Manages administrative and program activities of an academic or administrative unit.

  • Manages administrative aspects of department operations such as admissions, recruitment, scheduling, facilities management, and events.

  • Serves as Office Manager, supervising and training staff, managing financial operations and budgets, and coordinating technology, equipment, security, and building maintenance requirements.

  • Represents management in meetings and activities related to department administration.

  • Maintains archives, inventories, or collections of materials or records needed by the department.

  • Works with fund-raising, marketing, technology, and other personnel to provide information and participate in Campus or University-wide initiatives.

  • Collect information for, produce, and distribute department reports covering program, fiscal, and human resources issues

  • Independently carries out unit activities such as approvals, student interactions, and participation in campus- or university-wide committees and projects.

Job Title Name: Administrative Manager


Higher Education Associate




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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March 16, 2019


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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.

Job Title: Administrative Manager/ Deputy Director - Center for Law and Social Justice

Job ID: 20178

Location: Medgar Evers College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Administrative Manager/ Deputy Director - Center For Law And Social Justice

City University Of New York