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CUNY Law Dean Search

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY) and the CUNY School of Law Dean Search Committee invite nominations and applications for the position of Dean of CUNY School of Law.

Founded in 1983, CUNY School of Law is committed to enhancing the diversity of the legal profession and graduating outstanding attorneys intent on creating positive change in the world. CUNY Law prepares lawyers “who are ready to right the wrongs, stand up for the underserved and fight for social justice.”

The Law School consistently ranks among the top 10 law schools in the country for clinical training and has been a model for other law schools for its clinical practice. CUNY Law pioneered the model of integrating a lawyering curriculum with traditional legal education, giving students hands-on practical clinical experience throughout their three years of study.

The Law School enrolls an exceptionally diverse student body. Among our 2015 entering class, approximately 52 percent are students of color. It is a three-time recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine (2013, 2014 and 2015). In addition, The Princeton Review has ranked CUNY Law as having the seventh most diverse law faculty in the nation.

The Law School offers full-time day and part-time evening programs leading to the degree of juris doctor. Our 10-to-1, student-to-faculty ratio allows faculty to provide instruction, guidance and support so students understand and succeed in their legal education.

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Jobs at CUNY Law

Current job openings at CUNY School of Law:

Job Opening ID:  14140
Posting Title:        Development Manager - CUNY Law School

The CUNY School of Law's mission is to diversify the legal profession and to train the next generation of public interest lawyers. The successful candidate for Development Manager must have demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse environment and be passionate about social justice.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Development Manager for Donor Relations and Special Events ensures donor relations strategies are in place and systematically followed as part of the larger development strategy to manage and enhance donor relationships for the law school. Additionally, will build and manage relationships with new and existing leadership-level annual fund donors with the intent to move them along the donor continuum from annual donor to major gift donor, all in support of CUNY School of Law and the students we serve.


    Responsibilities include:
  • Plan and implement fundraising strategy to personalize the experience of Leadership-level ($1,000-$4,999) Annual Donors with the intent to ultimately increase their giving frequency and amount
  • Analyze giving tends and data. Maintain weekly status report on events and leadership giving activities, proposals awaiting response, and declined proposals
  • Works directly with senior administration, Foundation Board members, faculty, and others who will participate in donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Assist the Executive Director of Development in coordinating special fundraisers and donor engagements
  • Plan special event fundraisers and donor engagement/recognition/stewardship activities/events
  • Oversee the budget for all individual giving events and outreach
  • Work with the development team to create a pipeline of donor prospects from the regular givers within the annual giving program, identifying planned giving and potential four and five-figure major donors.
  • Maintain files and ensure all activity is reflected in the donor database; provide other support as directed
  • This position may include evening and weekend hours.

  • Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required.
  • Plans and manages College fundraising strategy and operations.
  • Implements and monitors comprehensive resource development program; makes recommendations to improve department policies and procedures
  • Fulfills specific goals and targets based on individual portfolio
  • Assists Director with developing funding strategies and assessing outcomes
  • Oversees annual and/or major gift activities to support strategic plan
  • Maintains relationships with donors and sponsoring organizations to cultivate and maintain funding
  • Prepares financial reports for management; may write grant proposals
  • May manage professional and/or clerical staff - Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Job Title Name: Development Manager
Higher Education Associate FLSA Exempt

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.


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Open until filled, with review of resumes to begin December 16, 2015.


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.

The City University of New York is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control AcU Americans with Disabilities Act Employer.

The City University of New York is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control AcU Americans with Disabilities Act Employer.


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