Assistant Director for Student Programming (71101)
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Internal Number: 4573172
Assistant Director for Student Programming (71101)
Description: Pratt Institute is searching for an Assistant Director of Student Involvement to assist with providing leadership and direction for a multifaceted student activities program. These activities consist of advising the student Program Board, supervising student clubs and organizations, assisting with New Student Orientation and sharing supervision of the Student Union. Pratt's Student Involvement program reflects a strong student development perspective, a commitment to co-curricular student involvement, an appreciation for and encouragement of diversity and inclusion by cultivating students from all backgrounds, including an ethic of care.
Oversees the day-to-day operations of the student Program Board. The group of 8 students plans and implements weekly student events on and off campus.
Attends and supports Program Board events
Coordinate and develop campus-wide programming to connect commuter students with peers, resources and departments. Ensure that such efforts enhance student connectedness and sense of belonging to campus community and student life.
Support efforts to build an advocate network by educating the campus community about the diverse commuter student experience, with special attention to first year students who live at home.
Create, manage and execute a plan to connect student leadership and involvement with career/post college goals.
Support new departmental initiatives
Serve on committees as determined by the Director
Teach Connections leadership course
About Pratt Institute:
Pratt Institute provides the creative leaders of tomorrow the professional knowledge and experience to make a better world. A world-class and internationally ranked college with programs in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The Institute's impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, a landmark building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. On Governors Island, Pratt is a core partner on the Stony Brook University team selected to develop the New York Climate Exchange, a research and educational hub poised to establish New York City as the global leader for the most pressing issue of our time: climate change. Another extension of Pratt's campus is the Research Yard, a 20,000-square-foot facility that brings together the research activities of Pratt Institute under one roof in the Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY).
Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers.
Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as leaders in both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for success in creative fields and professional practice. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt partners locally through the Pratt Center for Community Development to work for a more just city. The Institute also offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Center for Art, Design, and Community Engagement K-12 and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Additionally, Pratt partnered with Bank Street College of Education and the NYC Department of Education to develop and launch a new public high school situated in downtown Brooklyn dedicated to design and social justice, Design Works High School, opening in fall 2023.
An expanded version of the job will be shared if you are selected for an interview.
SALARY is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The salary range for this position is $60,000-$63,000. The position will be onsite 4 days/wk, hybrid 1 days/wk.
403B Retirement Program
Supplemental Retirement Account
Tuition Benefits for Employees and Dependents
Tuition Exchange Program
Flexible Spending Accounts - commuter, medical, dependent care
Basic life and AD&D insurance provided by Pratt
Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Coverage
Paid time off - vacation days, sick leave, and major holidays off
Additional Perks - free entry to select museums and cultural institutions, free use of campus recreation facilities, affordable
Masters degree, preferably in the field of college student personnel or higher education required
At least two years experience in campus activities or related areas. Experience in schools of art and design preferred.
Knowledge of current student affairs issues, excellent interpersonal, communication, writing,and decision-making skills required.
Required to work evening and weekend hours as needed.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.
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The mission of Pratt Institute is to educate artists and creative professionals to be responsible contributors to society. Pratt seeks to instill in all graduates aesthetic judgment, professional knowledge, collaborative skills, and technical expertise. With a firm grounding in the liberal arts and sciences, a Pratt education blends theory with creative application in preparing graduates to become leaders in their professions. Pratt enrolls a diverse group of highly talented and dedicated students, challenging them to achieve their full potential.