Title: Assistant to the DirectorDepartment: University Freshman CenterCampus: QueensJob Description:Reporting to the Associate Provost for Student Success and Director of the University Freshman Center. This individual will provide academic and general support to the first-year students. Primary responsibilities focus on the delivery of a developmental advisement approach, as well as, participating in activities and events that assist first-year students in their transition, acclimation and integration into the University community.Responsibilities: To serve as a general and academic advisor to first-year students from the point of their admission to the culmination of the first-year on campus. To increase student retention by intrusively assisting first-year students with their academic, personal and financial concerns. To assist first-year students in the registration process by teaching them to use the existing University technology. To deliver presentations regarding the University Freshman Center at New Student Orientation. To serve as a liaison to the academic units, the Department of Enrollment Management and Business Affairs, other offices that serve first-year students, as well as, instructors of Discover New York. To assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Provost for Student Success and to coordinate other activities as needed.Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required Minimum of 1-2 years of full-time work experience Willingness and desire to serve students from diverse backgrounds Excellent communication and interpersonal skills a must Must have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access knowledge of Banner, Blackboard, web content management, and social media platforms preferred Evenings and weekend work requiredSt. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.To apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/994061jeid-363b3ed839bc0845afac6397e21d3434
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Ranked among America's top universities by The Prin...ceton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.