Job No: 495471 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Wurzweiler School of Social Work Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Administrative Support
The Program Coordinator for the Religious programs is responsible for answering inquiries about WSSW programs in a professional and timely manner, leading and attending information sessions about the programs, and facilitating orientations and student academic support during the course of a student's trajectory. He or she is responsible for working with all programs that intersect religious communities and representing Wurzweiler within those communities. This includes creating and organizing files, calendars, and schedules related to this program and assisting the program administrator with communications to the various Yeshivas and Bais Yaakov schools. Additionally, he or she will work collaboratively with the registrar and student finance and work closely with the Dean, Director, and Program Administrator to maintain up-to-date information and communications between administration and students, and to provide general admissions and retention support to the Program Administrator. Please note that this position follows a Sunday-Thursday schedule.
Provide day-to-day support needs for assigned MSW programs, including:
Manage email inbox, calendar, and phone queries for Executive Director
Organize meeting logistics and plan events
Create and maintain spreadsheets
Maintain and update student files with appropriate information
Notify students of missing materials and upcoming deadlines/events
Work with the registrar to set course calendars
Schedule interviews for applicants and set up meetings
Assist with orientation and graduation
Occasional travel to Brooklyn for meetings and events
Maintain accurate lists of current students and their contact information
Maintenance and submission to Registrar of Graduation Requirements
Schedule and participate in evening seminars and extra-curricular events Zoom workshops
Experience & Educational Background:
High School Diploma required, two years of college preferred
Minimum of five years of some administrative experience is required
Skills & Competencies:
Strong organizational skills
Close Attention to Detail
Adept at Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel (including PivotTables) and Outlook
Ability to learn systems, including Zoom, Canvas, Banner and Argos
Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately
Ability to act as a liaison for the school both internally and externally
Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate
Ability to troubleshoot challenges
Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
Commitment to efficiency
Effectively manages own time and resources
Familiarity with Haredi culture
Some degree of knowledge of higher education administration and norms, ideally from having worked in some aspect of higher education administration, admissions, or student service
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.