Research Foundation CUNY Transition and Articulation Coordinator in New York City, New York

Job Title: Transition and Articulation Coordinator

PVN ID: LA-1706-001876

Category: Instruction and Social Service

Location: LAGUARDIA C. C.

DepartmentOffice of Transfer Services

StatusFull Time

SalaryDepends on Qualifications

Closing DateAug 19, 2017 (Or Until Filled)

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General Description

The Office of Transfer Services is seeking a full-time Transition & Articulation Coordinator to successfully implement aspects of the STEM CONNECT Initiative, and strengthen the College’s articulation development and dissemination generally. STEM CONNECT is a Department of Education funded project designed to build a “guided pathway” to advanced STEM degrees, improving STEM education at LaGuardia, and supporting students from admission to transfer success. A critical component of the STEM Connect is an innovative initiative designed to help LaGuardia Community College students prepare for and successfully transfer to baccalaureate STEM programs.

Reporting to the Director of Transfer Services and working closely with the STEM CONNECT project director and the Director for Program Development, Articulation and Experiential Learning under the Dean for Division of Academic Affairs and Associate Provost, the Coordinator will be responsible for the following primary transfer partnership activities:

  • Assisting in developing, creating, and revising model articulation agreements and memorandums of understanding with four-year colleges, with particular focus on STEM CONNECT partner institutions York College and New York City College of Technology, in conjunction with Academic Affairs;

  • Assisting with the development of transfer preparation across the curriculum, including First Year Seminar, ePortfolio, and advising;

  • Coordinating a biannual cross-campus faculty and staff exchange/symposium

  • Support cross-campus transfer visits and transfer advisement;

  • Serve as liaison and support for post-transfer support, including support for Transfer Orientation and Transfer Mentors on the partner four-year campuses;

  • Develop and maintain relationships with STEM Connect initiative stakeholders, including: academic affairs, student affairs, STEM Faculty, bursar, financial aid, admissions and ACE pre-college programs

  • Additional grant-related duties may include: participating in grant-related meetings, creating and submitting reports and/or contributing to grant and report writing related to the initiative

Other Duties

Additionally, the Coordinator will, in the context of the Office of Transfer Services:

  • Create an articulation website, in collaboration with Marketing and Communications, and maintain that website, for the dissemination for all College articulations and agreements;

  • Synchronize communication and dissemination efforts with the Academic Affairs curricular framework revisions and program of review and maintenance for all College articulations and agreements;

  • Develop and conduct targeted communications for partnership events and articulation development for students, stakeholders and staff using social media, email, texting, print and other formats;

  • Connect institutions seeking agreements with the Director for Program Development, Articulation and Experiential Learning;

  • Coordinate with the Director for Program Development, Articulation and Experiential Learning to undertake and assist in outreach to non-CUNY institutions to seek new agreements;

  • Assist with transfer advisement, events, and office functions;

  • Create and implement data collection, entry, reporting and auditing procedures

  • Manage daily and long term project logistics, including but not limited to: meetings, agendas, program visits, and student transitions deadlines

  • Review and implement program policies and procedures in conjunction with appropriate administrative staff

  • Maintain and negotiate professional relationships with campus personnel to enhance the quality and timeliness of program services

  • Other relevant duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required. Master’s degree preferred.

  • A minimum of three years of related experience in transfer advising and/or articulation development required.

  • Experience working as a member of a project team or department that includes, but is not limited to: teachers, faculty, support professionals, and administrators.

  • Demonstrated project management experience and the ability to build consensus and lead colleagues in work teams

  • A commitment to supporting college readiness & success for underserved students; understanding of college access and transition issues.

  • Experience working with a diverse adult or out-of-school youth student population, preferably in a higher education setting.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and collaborative skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), email, social media applications for business/groups, and data analytics.

  • Some evening and weekend work required.

  • To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and three recommenders. A sample agreement or similar project that the applicant has developed may also be submitted.