Posting Number 2017-2974
Location US - NY - New York
Posted Date 4/7/2017
School/Division University Life and Global Programs (WS2472)
Department Name : Student Resource Center
This position will develop, coordinate, and implement programs and services for the Center for Student Life within the Division of Student Affairs. As an active member of the Center for Student Life team this position will have involvement 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. This position will primarily focus on working with and supporting International Student life at NYU, with additional oversight of Graduate and Non-Traditional Student life. This position will include involvement with other targeted populations (e.g., commuter and off-campus students, transfer students, students in the military/veteran students, graduate students, first-generation students) in conjunction with a team of professionals. This position will work with departmental leadership in creating community for these populations through on-boarding and orientation programs, student leadership initiatives, comprehensive services, spaces, communication and counterpart engagement. The ideal candidate will develop, implement and supervise an International Student Support Center tailored to New York University’s International student population. Work to develop or enhance appropriate engagement model and resource planning that facilitates student connections with faculty, students, departments, and staff outside the classroom. Work collaboratively with other members of CSL staff, the division of student affairs, university schools, and departments to provide insight to these communities and create programs and services based on needs and trends related to identified student communities. Advise population specific student organizations in major event planning and student advocacy projects that incorporate matters and trends relative to international students various student communities. This position will supervise one Program Administrator who will be working with Graduate and Non-Traditional Student life and one Graduate Student who will be working with International Student life. The position may also have functional supervision over temporary faculty affiliates providing a range of services for students. In conjunction with these staff members, will create and oversee program and population assessments, communication efforts, and manage various program and services related budgets.
Bachelor’s degree in a related area
Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related area
3 – 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.
Relevant experience in a college student life environment working with targeted communities of students, in particular International students, Graduate and Non-Traditional students. Experience with student organizations, peer leader programs, new student orientation, or equivalent combinations. Experience with professional and graduate student supervision. Experience in the creation and supervision of student-dedicated spaces and the academic and social related services in these spaces.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to manage work concurrently. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships and communicate with diverse populations and stakeholders. Knowledge of standard office productivity software.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Working knowledge of student development theory and higher education practices. 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. Knowledge and understanding of English as a Second Language practices and resources, in relation, to the advancement and success of International students.
EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity