The Program Advisor for Stanford in New York (SiNY) is responsible primarily for the marketing, recruiting, and admissions coordination of the Stanford undergraduate program in New York City, including communications and event planning. The Program Advisor reports to the Director of the Stanford in New York program, and works collaboratively with the SiNY staff and Stanford University campus partners. This position is based in New York City. II. Core Duties
Contribute to the development of marketing materials and strategies for the SiNY program, and assist in planning and developing programming activities.
Develop and implement social media strategy for SiNY; manage updates to program website.
Coordinate, and manage outreach and orientation programming for Stanford students enrolled in Stanford in New York program.
Coordinate campus efforts to market the program to students, including managing on-campus Student Ambassadors.
Manage communications to current and future students; manage pre-arrival preparation and on campus orientation.
Manage the quarterly student application and interview processes for Stanford in New York.
Provide advice to students on a range of issues, including, but not limited to, program features, academic program policies, career plans, accessibility, community standards, etc., in order to assist them in making appropriate choices and decisions.
Collaborate with other staff, faculty and other offices to resolve complex issues.
Serve as a subject matter resource and represent Stanford in New York to other departments.
Participate as a member of a project team.
Coordinate on-campus events for Director, with Student Ambassadors, and for special events (e.g., Admit Weekend), as well as orientations on campus and in NYC.
Contribute to developing and analyzing review process of offerings, policies and programs.
Provide front desk and program support for Manhattan office location.
May include travel to Stanford campus.
Collect and analyze data from multiple sources, prepare basic application and enrollment reports.
Contribute to identifying trends, needs analysis, participate in the implementation and testing of technology.
May train and supervise volunteers, student and temporary workers.
May assist with the administration of financial processes.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
III. Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Basic computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Basic analysis and problem solving skills.
Customer service skills.
Relevant computer systems/technology experience.
Understanding of financial transactions.
Ability to learn and understand compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations.
Willingness to work somewhat variable hours, with some evenings or weekends.
Willingness to travel locally or nationally with occasional overnight travel.
IV. About the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) and the Stanford in New York (SiNY) program
The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) is to partner with Stanford faculty, staff, and students to produce and educate knowledgeable, engaged citizens and creative, confident leaders for our future world.
Stanford in New York presents students with distinctive opportunities for engagement within one of the world's most dynamic cities. Through an intensive academic quarter of study, reflective practice, and experiential learning in New York, students hone their intellectual skills and capacities, develop their abilities as adaptive learners, and enlarge their creative confidence.
Stanford in New York features guided internships in fields such as the arts, urban studies, media, and finance for which New York offers unparalleled opportunities. Through supportive mentoring, participants translate their academic knowledge and skills into potential career paths.
Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Ability to travel without assistance.
* Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. VII. Work Standards
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
VIII. How to Apply
If you're ready to work for an organization that nurtures diversity, respect, professional development and a comfortable work-life fit, we invite you to explore this opportunity and apply online: http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
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IX. Affirmative Action Statement
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
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