Research Foundation CUNY Summer Intern Supervisor in New York City, New York
Job Title: Summer Intern Supervisor
PVN ID: NY-2303-005528
Category: Instruction and Social Service
Location: NYC COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
CUNY Career Launch
This summer, thousands of CUNY students will prepare their careers by interning in a job related to their major and that requires a college degree. A new initiative will recruit students from throughout CUNY who haven’t had substantial paid professional experience but who are ambitious, bright, and ready to practice what they are learning in the classroom in the work world. The goal is to better position them for entry into the labor market while promoting their long-term success.
Interns will have the opportunity to build skills, extend their professional networks, add valuable experience to their resumes, and contribute to employers throughout NYC in several key industries, such as education, healthcare, and government. Employers will benefit from CUNY students’ many talents and knowledge.
This new initiative will be coordinated in CUNY’s Central Office of Academic Affairs and implemented in 5 CUNY colleges.
CUNY Career Launch - Public Engagement Unit (PEU)
New York City of Technology (City Tech) wil serve as the lead on the Career Launch partnership between the Public Engagement Unit of the Mayor’s Office and CUNY. Career Launch PEU internships give CUNY students a chance to improve New York City’s future one person at a time. To create healthy, caring, and resilient communities, students will conduct proactive outreach to vulnerable New Yorkers in the community and connect them to important government benefits and neighborhood resources. While making a difference in the lives of fellow New Yorkers, students also gain real-world experience and expand their transferable job skills such as leadership, communication, and confidence.
The program is looking to hire 100+ undergraduate interns, and multiple key staff positions for the summer.
Applicants for these positions must be current CUNY graduate students or recent Masters or PhD level graduates .
Summer Intern Supervisor (5 positions)
Job Duties :
Manage daily communication with the undergraduate interns
Provide day-to-day oversight of their work
Design intern schedules and timekeeping (time and leave)
Assign tasks to interns
Receive training from PEU, and subsequently training interns on relevant tasks
Troubleshoot intern issues and questions as they arise
Ensure assigned interns complete their tasks
Conduct regular one-on-meetings with each intern
Resolve individual intern issues in partnership with the Assistant Director
Collaborate with management to create and implement systems, protocols and processes for managing interns
Assist with evaluating program performance to inform key decisions
Work closely with the PEU, Career Launch, and College staff
Manage records including performance and attendance
Coordinate human resources tasks
Collect and report data as needed
Write progress notes, and incident reports as needed
Help with managing databases to ensure accuracy; track trends
Assist with preparing administrative reports and identifying relevant human stories
Support office management duties
Maintain understanding of policies and regulations relevant to the program
Attend required staff meetings and training
Perform related special projects and other duties as assigned
35 hours/ week, July to September 2023
Part-time prior to July
This is a grant-funded position, which will end September 2023
Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred
Work experience in workforce development, business development, education, government, community services, career services or related field
Strong program design and management skills
Outstanding strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
Excellent organizational skills, attention to details and ability to meet deadlines
Ability to follow up and ensure timely response to students and other stakeholders
Administrative and supervisory experience in a multi-level team setting
Proficiency with data management and quantitative analysis
Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills
Demonstrated computer skills and experience with standard desktop tools (MS Office, Zoom, Slack, databases, program management software etc.)
Ability to be flexible and to adapt to changing situations and priorities
Ability to be diplomatic to maintain confidentiality and professionalism
Flexibility to work some evening hours and occasional weekends
RFCUNY Benefits RFCUNY Employee Benefits and Accruals
About the Research Foundation
The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).
RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
Department Office of the Provost
Status Full Time
Pay Range $40.00-$40.00
Closing Date Dec 31, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit No
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