Program Administrator, Transition & Welcome

Posting Number 2023-11446
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/13/2023 2:03 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
Center for Student Life (Programs)
Student Affairs (WS1705)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Student Services/Athletics

Position Summary

This position focuses on programs and event-planning related to new student transition including first-year undergraduate students and new transfer and graduate students, with special attention to transition and peer leadership.


Develop, coordinate, and implement programs and services for the Center for Student Life within the Division of Student Affairs to support fostering an inclusive community at NYU. Responsibilities typically include advising and supervising student leaders, facilitating peer leadership programs, managing new student on-boarding programs and processes, creating workshops and services tailored to one or more targeted and identified student communities, and working to develop or enhance appropriate engagement models and resource planning that facilitates connections with faculty, students, and staff outside the classroom. 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.


NYU's Global Programs & University Life organization is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity and accessibility that inform academic excellence. Employees in this organization are expected to contribute to diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.


Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in a related area

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related area

Required Experience:
2+ years’ related experience administering programs and/or services to college students, including planning and implementing large-scale social and educational programs, creating new student programs and initiatives, 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, student organizations, peer leader programs, new student orientation, or equivalent combinations.

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. Working knowledge of social media platforms, graphic design programs, event management, and/or student organization software.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $58,500.00 to USD $87,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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