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Assistant Director, Center for Student Life

Assistant Director, Center for Student Life

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US-NY-New York
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Band 53
Student Affairs (WS1705)
Center for Student Life

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Position Summary

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, be involved 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. Primarily focus is on creating a unified and departmental wide approach to new student transition as it relates to first-year undergraduate students and new transfer and graduate students. Work with departmental leadership in creating community for new students at New York University through onboarding and orientation programs, student leadership initiatives, comprehensive services, communication and counterpart engagement.


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+ 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.

Preferred Experience:
Relevant experience in a college student life environment working directly on new student programs. Experience with large-scale program and event management and execution. Experience with student organizations, peer leader programs, new student orientation, or equivalent combinations. Experience with professional and graduate student supervision.

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. Direct experience working with students and communities from diverse backgrounds and an understanding of how these identities impact their transition into university life. 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.

Additional Information

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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