Posting Number 2019-5512 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 2019-01-29 Union N/A School/Division Student Affairs (WS1705) Department Name : Center for Student Life (Populations) FT/PT Full-Time
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 Veteran Student Life at NYU, with additional oversight of Commuter and Transfer Student life. This position will include involvement with other targeted populations (e.g., international 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 onboarding and orientation programs, student leadership initiatives, comprehensive services, spaces, communication and counterpart engagement. The ideal candidate will develop, implement and supervise our Military Alliance Community Center tailored to New York University's Veteran and Military-Connected 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, including the Military Alliance, in major event planning and student advocacy projects that incorporate matters and trends relative to our veteran student communities. This position will supervise one Program Administrator and one Graduate Student. In conjunction with these staff members, will create and oversee program and population assessments, communication efforts, and manage various program and services related budgets.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree in a related area
Preferred Education: Master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related area
Required Experience: 3 - 5 years' relevant professional-level 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.
Preferred Experience: Relevant experience in a college student life environment working with targeted communities of students, in particular Veteran and Military-Connected students, Commuter students, and Transfer 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 veteran student protocols and resources, in relation, to the advancement and success of Veteran students.
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