Program Administrator, Undergraduate Studio Arts

Posting Number 2021-8538
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/14/2021 2:18 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Art & Art Professions, Administration
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development (ED1084)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Academic Program Support

Position Summary

Manage and execute all administrative and operational functions for the BFA Studio Art Program, art minors programs, and non-major course offerings for undergraduate studies in the art department. Advise Program Director and Department Administration on matters that affect the academic programs and collaborate with the scheduling team to develop academic course offerings and for curricular planning. Assist the Program Director in hiring and supporting adjunct faculty. Collaborate with the Program Director to facilitate program outreach, assess recruitment strategies, and manage the application review and admissions process. Participate in events and communications that support the admissions process and retention of matriculated students. Manage budgets and work closely with Department Administration on special projects. Collaborate with and offer cross-program support for projects and initiatives involving other academic programs within the department.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts or related field

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree in Fine Arts, Arts Administration, Art Education, Student Personnel Administration, or other related fields.

Required Experience:
3+ years experience in an arts related university based academic department. General program coordination, and experience scheduling courses. The ability to coordinate with Program Directors, Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, and administrative staff on a yearly academic program plan.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Must be able to work with spreadsheets and independently manage and track a budget. Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational, managerial and communication skills are required. Ability to work as an integral member of a team is critical. Knowledge of contemporary art and its institutions and/or current trends in visual art education. Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Must be well versed in quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data in NYU systems and be able to strictly follow data privacy and security procedures for data handling and analysis to ensure adherence to legal and institutional standards. Ability to adapt to changing circumstances through learning, flexibility and resilience.

Additional Information

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