The Open Campus unit offers non-degree programs aimed at both the adult and K-12 markets, and degree programs offered through non-traditional delivery methods. Currently, more than 500 courses offered through Open Campus serve students of varying ages (youth, teen, and adult) and pathways (degree, certificate, non-degree, online learner). Reporting to the Manager of Student Services, the Program Administrator provides direct support to a suite of programs, and their students, in Open Campus. May require occasional evenings or weekends. This is an administrative position governed by a Local 1205 Teamsters union certification.
Coordinates timely and accurate communications to students including enrollment confirmations and relevant notifications working with the Manager of Student Services.
Facilitate and streamline frontline communications and support Open Campus students.
Supports budget implementation, supplier payments, expense reporting and travel support for program directors and tracking of this activity working closely with the Director of Operations and Finance.
Processes hiring paperwork for student workers, IC approvals and invoices; approves timesheets.
Liaises on behalf of Open Campus academic offerings with various university offices including Registrar, Student Financial Services, Advising, Admissions, IT and Facilities.
Provides logistical support for, and represents Open Campus at public and private events.
Provides program data and support to Manager, Course Planning and Associate Director of Faculty Affairs to help inform planning and decisions.
Administers curricular projects with Program Directors.
Additional tasks and committees as assigned.
Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree with equivalent experience required.
Prior experience with project management and supervision of student employees.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, close attention to detail, and strong organizational and time management abilities.
The ability to be self-directed, flexible, proactive, think creatively, and work as a part of an administrative team.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Apps and social media platforms.
Experience with MailChimp and/or other email template applications.
The New School, a leading university in downtown New York City, offers degree and nondegree academic programs in design, the social sciences, the liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. Students benefit from small classes, superior resources, and renowned faculty members who practice what they teach. Continuing education courses and public programs place the university at the center of New York’s cultural and intellectual life.