Director of Off-Site Graduate Programs

The Graduate School at The College of New Rochelle invites applications for the position of Director of Off-Site Graduate Programs.

Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Director is a vital member of the administrative team of the School and works closely with the Dean, Associate Dean, Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Instruction, faculty, and off-campus site directors.

The Director is responsible for the development and recruitment of new off-site partnerships and the administrative operations of all off-site programs offered by the Graduate School. The Graduate School currently offers programs at various teachers' centers and other sites in NYC, and Westchester, Rockland, and Nassau Counties.

The primary responsibilities for the position include: ensuring that all Graduate School policies and procedures are maintained at our off-site programs; making regular scheduled visits to off-site programs to meet with students and site directors; developing new partnerships and recruiting new off-site cohorts; creating and updating off-site cohort course schedules; organizing cohort Information and Orientation Sessions; consulting with the Dean and Associate Dean on matters pertaining to recruitment, retention, and enrollment; participating in all Graduate School processes including assessment.

The successful candidate must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • A master’s degree or higher in education or a related field
  • Successful administrative experience in a college setting
  • Knowledge of NYSED regulations for certification
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously
  • Willingness to travel regularly to all off-site locations
  • Evidence of entrepreneurial thinking and successful performance
  • Ability to work collaboratively with administrators, faculty, staff, and internal and external partners

The College of New Rochelle was founded in 1904 as the first Catholic college for women in New York State.  The Graduate School was initiated in 1969 and we currently serve over 700 students at our New Rochelle campus and at our partnership sites in NYC, Long Island and Westchester County.  The Graduate School offers 35 degree and certificate programs in our three divisions:  Education, Human Services, and Art and Communication Studies. A Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission.

The position will be available starting July 1, 2013. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Application materials should include: curriculum vitae/resume, cover letter describing specific skills and experience relevant to the position, and the names of three professional references. Electronic submissions are required. These materials should be emailed to Ms. Angela Ruta, Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School:

Postal Address:  Ms. Angela Ruta
                        Assistant to the Dean
                        Graduate School
                        The College of New Rochelle
                        29 Castle Place, C202A
                        New Rochelle, NY 10805
Email:   aruta@cnr.edu
Phone:  (914) 654-5320
Fax:   (914) 654-5593