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at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


CUNY Health and Human Services Fellow (Graduate Assistant) opening

CUNY’s University Dean for Health and Human Services is responsible for a portfolio of undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs in Health and Human Service areas across 25 colleges and graduate schools. The role of this office is to engage Deans and Chairs from CUNY’s Health and Human Services schools and departments to design and implement an integrated University-wide strategy for preparing students and facilitating the academic progression and career advancement of incumbent workers in health and human service fields.  The responsibilities of the Fellow will include supporting the engagement of key internal and stakeholders that promote CUNY’s goals related to health and human services.


Primary duties include:

  • Maintain accuracy of HHS program degree and credit-bearing certificate grids (documentation of current offerings across programs/campuses)
  • Update associated degree program information on E2E HHS portal (online portal with HHS program degrees and descriptions across CUNY campuses) and work with John Jay leadership on related communications for the platform
  • Conduct background research and prepare bibliographies for specific HHS reports, such as annual nursing degree program report and other ad hoc reports
  • Maintain and regularly update the HHS webpage (WordPress site) on
  • Collect information for, and assist in preparing content for HHS webpage and other communications
  • Support operations of the HHS interprofessional education initiative, including maintaining and regularly updating program registration documents, preparing faculty instruction materials, communicating with faculty on scheduled IPE sessions and related participation information; supporting distribution of digital badges for students participating in IPE sessions; and other associated responsibilities for the overall administration of the CUNY-wide IPE initiative.


Additional duties include:

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, as requested
  • Manage communications on key administrative issues
  • Generate materials for grant submission or report preparation
  • Serve as a key resource on planning and administering HHS activities



  • Strong organizational skills
  • Superb interpersonal, communication and writing skills
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Comfortable learning new software or applications, as needed (i.e., digital badge management) in addition to other third party survey and data collection applications
  • An ability to work independently on assigned tasks
  • A sensitivity to deadlines and timeliness of communications
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis
  • Experience in writing proposals and reports
  • Knowledge and experience with WordPress or other content management systems preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with analytic and reporting tools preferred



The 15 hour/week position will be funded at the level of a Graduate Center fellowship, with tuition remission and a minimum of $26,612 for the annual appointment.  Additional funding for work during winter and summer breaks may also be available. The position is renewable, pending available funds.


If interested in this position, please send a CV and short (one paragraph) statement of interest to

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