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The Baruch College Faculty Handbook

CUNY’s Faculty Recruitment Initiative

Last updated on 1/30/2015

Thus far, the initiative includes useful information on:

  1. Housing
  2. Spousal Hiring
  3. K-12 Public Education
  4. Immigration Services


Rent Stabilization Association (RSA)

RSA represents 25,000 property owners/agents responsible for approximately 1,000,000 housing units. RSA's members range from owners of small one unit buildings to large cooperatives and condominiums.

The partnership with RSA puts CUNY faculty in direct contact with property owners, which means no brokers fees.

If you have questions, or want to avail yourself of this service, contact Burt Sacks (


Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)

HERC is a free web-based clearinghouse for all faculty and staff job listings at 32 member institutions located throughout the Metropolitan New York area and Southern Connecticut.

With HERC, faculty and spouses/partners can:

  • Register for job alerts;
  • Link profiles and resumes to create a dual-career search;
  • Find links to other dual-career websites;
  • Access on-line articles about dual-career programs, policies and practices

To learn how HERC can help you, and to sign up, visit HERC on-line:

For CUNY's Policy regarding Spousal Hiring:


Office of Student Enrollment, New York City Department of Education

The Office of Student Enrollment (OSE) is responsible for ensuring that all school-aged children are enrolled public school

CUNY faculty are eligible to meet with an OSE representative to better understand their public school options and receive one-on-one support as they register their children.

Learn more about registering in a public school online:

If you have questions, or want to avail yourself of this service, contact Burt Sacks (


CUNY Citizenship & Immigration Project

The mission of the CUNY Citizenship and Immigration Project is to provide free, high quality, and confidential citizenship and immigration law services to help immigrants on their path to U.S. citizenship.

To achieve this goal, our immigration attorneys and paralegals offer one-on-one consultations to assess participants' eligibility for legal benefits and advise them on the most viable options available. In addition, we coordinate community, educational, and volunteer initiatives to help us further our mission.

Learn more: