Parsons School of Design, a college of The New School, seeks a Program Administrator in the School of Constructed Environments (SCE).
The Program Administrator must be able to develop and implement systems to support the programs. The Program Administrator must also possess strong organizational and communication skills and be a flexible and collaborative member of the SCE administrative team.
May require occasional evenings or weekends. This is an administrative position governed by a Local 1205 Teamsters union certification.
Responsibilities: Planning and execution of program public and private events. Oversight of program calendar and academic communications, media promotion and public relations, including content for the school website. Committee management including agenda setting, coordination with other schools and offices, communications and reporting. Budget implementation, expense reporting, and travel support for program directors and guests. Implement systems to support program leadership. Primary liaison for a suite of school programs to university offices including Admissions, Advising, and Marketing & Communications. Administration of curricular projects and external partnerships including project management. Manage program alumni affairs and student groups and coordinate with faculty representation and university offices. Provide program data and support to Manager, Course Planning and Manager, Part-Time Faculty Affairs. 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. Prior experience in higher education and/or event planning preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Apps and social media platforms. Experience with Wordpress and Adobe Creative Suite desired.
Internal Number: 16604
About The New School
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.