Posting Number 2019-5619 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 2019-02-07 Union N/A School/Division University Enrollment Management (WS1960) Department Name : Office of Student Success FT/PT Full-Time
As an active member of the team supporting the Jeffrey S. Gould Alumni and Student Success Welcome Center, this position will be involved in student group advisement, program and service assessment, major programming, communication, and collaboration across student and alumni communities. This position will primarily focus on creating, implementing, and assessing programming and other diverse opportunities for student and alumni engagement. Working closely with colleagues in University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR), the Program Administrator will ensure all activities and project components are in place to drive alumni and student relationships, especially for populations that could benefit most from an increased sense of community and belonging at the university. This position will support the implementation of strategic processes and initiatives designed to foster student success while fully supporting the mission, vision, and values of New York University. The position will play an important role in supporting the University's retention and graduation goals.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related area.
Required Experience: Less than 3 years related experience in enrollment management, alumni relations, student affairs, and/or student success-related areas in a higher education environment administering programs and/or services to college students, including planning and implementing social and educational programs, creating new student programs and initiatives, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Less than 3 years experience creating, implementing and assessing opportunities or student and alumni engagement in a higher education setting.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Proven ability to execute programs at a high level, successfully manage details independently and work within predetermined timelines. Ability to work within complex organizations to achieve outcomes; excellent interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships and communicate with diverse populations and stakeholders. Excellent written, and oral communication skills; Ability to work effectively to a wide range of audiences including students and their families, alumni, advisors, faculty and other administrators
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Broad understanding of student services (academic and co-curricular) in a higher education setting; Experience developing and executing interventions for students that address curricular, career, and/or social barriers to student success and engagement; General knowledge of the range of student development and retention theories; An understanding of promising practices in one or more of the following areas: student success and retention, student engagement, student-alumni mentorship, student transition and development, behavioral science, and community and belonging in order positively affect key goals and outcomes
Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities.