Job ID: 2022-10181 Type: Student Affairs (WS1705) # of Openings: 1 Category: Student Services/Athletics New York University
NYU's Global Programs & University Life organization is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity and accessibility that inform academic excellence. Employees in this organization are expected to contribute to diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.
Develop, coordinate, and implement programs and services for the Center for Student Life within the Division of Student Affairs to support fostering an inclusive community at NYU. As an active member of the Center for Student Life team, be involved in student organization advisement, university and departmental policy oversight, program and service assessment, major programming, budget management, communication, marketing, and collaboration across the Center for Student Life and campus. Serves with other CSL staff on leading university wide events, and undertake special projects to be assigned at the discretion of the CSL Leadership Team. The Assistant Director for Transition and Welcome primarily focuses on creating a unified and departmental wide approach to new student transition as it relates to first-year undergraduate students and new transfer and graduate students. This position develops and implements a university wide approach to new student engagement for Fall and Spring Semesters including the supervision for over 350 NYU Welcome Program leaders, planning marquee events, and serving on new-student program related committees. Work with departmental leadership in creating community for new students at New York University through onboarding and orientation programs, student leadership initiatives, comprehensive services, communication and counterpart engagement. This role will supervise at least one Program Administrator and has potential to supervise Graduate Assistants on the team.
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related area
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Higher Education Student Affairs, Counseling, Nonprofit Management, or related field.
Required Experience: 5+ years’ related experience creating and administering programs and/or services to college students, including planning and implementing programs, advising and supervising students, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Relevant experience in a college student life environment working directly on new student programs. Experience with large-scale program and event management and execution. Experience with student organizations, peer leader programs, new student orientation, or equivalent combinations. Experience with professional and graduate student supervision.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Superior organizational and communication skills. Ability to work independently, in a fast pace environment, ability to self-start and take initiative. Exhibits high forms of professionalism, independent judgement, diplomacy, interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships and communicate with diverse populations and stakeholders. Vision: taking an idea and bringing to fruition with attention to detail. Manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously. Ability to supervise staff and students.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Working knowledge of student development theory and higher education practices. Direct experience working with students and communities from diverse backgrounds and an understanding of how these identities impact their transition into university life. Creating and executing program and population assessments. Ability to create collaborative relationships with faculty, staff and university departments in order to create cohesive programs and services.
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