CUNY Confidential Executive Coordinator - President's Office in New York, New York


Reporting to the President and working closely with the Chief of Staff, the Confidential Executive Coordinator performs various confidential and time-sensitive administrative and operational assignments and projects. The Confidential Executive Coordinator is a vital intermediary who exercises keen judgment and initiative to smoothly coordinate office functions, logistics, and information flows. The Confidential Executive Coordinator's will communicate with internal and external constituents and handle sensitive communications and situations in a professional and congenial manner in accordance with office procedures, and bring significant items to her immediate attention.

Providing a range of confidential support services for the President's Office, additional duties will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Respond to or redirect inquiries sent to the President's Office, providing clear communication on her behalf.

  • Proofread communications for clarity, grammar, and syntax; finalizing correspondence

  • Draft important documents and correspondence

  • Conduct research on various projects for the President pertaining to topics, individuals, or organizations;

  • Ensure communications are sent in the proper format and are mobile-friendly.

  • Create, coordinate, and monitor the maintenance, integrity, and security of email database

  • Provide support to the President's Office and communicates with instructional technology regarding key updates and improvements

  • Assists in other administrative functions as required.


Bachelor's degree required.


Provides administrative support as a confidential assistant to a Campus or University Executive.

  • Coordinates office operations such as meetings, communications, events, and reports

  • Maintains extensive files and records for the unit

  • Maintains accurate calendars, schedules, and key dates

  • Collects data for, prepares, and distributes reports and presentations using appropriate technology; runs basic system queries and reports

  • Updates office databases, lists, and files to ensure completeness and accuracy; maintains current information on department web site(s), manuals, and other materials

  • Provides clear communications on the Executive's behalf both within and outside the unit

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

This position is excluded from union representation.


Assistant to HEO




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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin July 31, 2017.


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.

Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Confidential Executive Coordinator - President's Office

Job ID: 16962

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular