Marymount Manhattan

Staff Positions

  • 10/22/14 - Costume Shop Assistant (Part-Time)

    Marymount Manhattan College seeks a part-time Costume Shop Assistant in the Theatre Arts Department for the Fall 2014 semester.  The Costume Shop Assistant will construct and alter costumes and supervise student staff in the production and maintenance of costumes.  Position is two days a week (Tuesdays and Fridays) with the possibility of additional evening or weekend hours as needed.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Consult with costume designers to fabricate costumes based on sketches and research.
    • Build selected costumes for mainstage Theatre Production Workshop shows.
    • Fit and alter costumes as needed.
    • Maintain and organize costume stock.
    • Maintain costume shop equipment and supplies, in consultation with costume faculty.
    • Supervise student staff in the production and maintenance of costumes.
    • Assist student designers in creating a plan to realize costumes based on budget and time limitations, in consultation with costume faculty.
    • Assist and support costume designers in all aspects of pre-production needs, i.e. scheduling of fittings, providing access to costume inventory, providing measurements.

    Education Requirements:

    • BA or BFA preferably in Costume Design, Costume Technology, or related field.

    Other Requirements:

    • Excellent stitching and costume construction skills
    • Draping and patternmaking
    • Shop management experience
    • Knowledge of costume history and period style
    • Experience supervising students in a costume shop setting
    • Flexible schedule to accommodate evenings and weekends as needed
    • A great work ethic and enthusiasm for costume design and production
    • Computer database skills
    • Time management skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Problem solving skills

    Secondary Skills:

    • Costume crafts
    • Dyeing
    • Millinery
    • Wig experience

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • 10/9/14 - Director of Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)

    Marymount Manhattan College seeks to appoint a Director of its Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP). The Director is responsible for implementing and evaluating the program following the goals and activities designed to promote student academic achievement, retention, and graduation.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Manages the program’s budget based on State guidelines
    • Supervises staff
    • Works with the Admission Office to recruit students
    • Oversees student support activities.

    Education Requirements:

    • Master’s degree

    Other Requirements:

    • At least three years of administrative experience working in a State or city funded opportunity program
    • Excellent communication and administrative skills
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and student success
    • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • 09/18/14 - Assistant Director of Fine & Performing Arts Admissions

    The Assistant Director of Fine & Performing Arts (FAPA) Admissions position reports to the Chair of Division of FAPA and, in collaboration with the chairs and faculty in Art & Art History, Dance and Theatre Arts, is responsible for implementation and management of annual recruitment/admissions plan for 1400 applicants in FAPA, including nationally recognized programs in Dance and Theatre Arts.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES:

    • Coordinate with FAPA      faculty on achievement of enrollment goals, advertisement placement, admissions counseling, and campus visits
    • Schedule and coordinate auditions/interviews/portfolio reviews
    • Database management
    • Provide support for faculty recruiters
    • Supervise work study students
    • Provide exemplary customer service
    • Serve as liaison with the Office of Admissions
    • Schedule advisement and registration of admitted students
    • Oversee all communications with prospective students, including use of social media.

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required

    Other Requirements:

    • Superior word processing/data entry skills
    • Excellent database management skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Filemaker Pro
    • Attention to detail, excellent writing, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
    • Availability to work evening and weekend hours

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • 09/18/14 - International Student Services Coordinator

    Within a centralized department, reports to the Registrar and provides counseling for non-immigrant students regarding immigration-related regulations and academic requirements. This position is the PDSO (primary designated school official) for the college’s F-1 SEVIS program including visa requirements, annual reporting and federal compliance for all international students.

    CHARCTERSTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Serves as the primary resource for information about the Student & Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and U.S. visa  requirements
    • Serves as Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) for the college’s F-1 program in SEVIS including processing I-20 forms, advising students on visa issues and annual reporting.
    •  Manages federal reporting deadlines set by SEVIS
    • Keeps up-to-date on all governmental policies and continually reviews college policies and procedures to ensure compliance.
    • Responsible for collecting and processing documents and maintaining files on all international students
    • Manages various technical aspects of the immigration-related processes
    • Improves and maintains data in the College’s system so that our office is informed of student data that affects their visa status and ensures maximum functionality between Colleague system and government reporting requirements
    • Assists in maintenance and development of web resources related to international students
    • Maintains data related to international students and assists in the creation and dissemination of quantitative and qualitative reports
    • Works with a wide variety of students with unique needs related to international backgrounds. Counsel students regarding academic, financial, and personal issues, referring them to appropriate authorities and agencies both internally and externally.
    • Counsel students about employment options, timelines and regulatory requirements related to Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Occupational Practical Training (OPT).
    • Provides pre-arrival information and support to incoming international students.
    • Must be able to assist with crisis situations involving international students. 
    • Works collaboratively with the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs to support the educational, cultural, and social needs of international students.
    • Available to work some weekends and evenings as necessary to accomplish the college’s mission, goals and objectives.
    • Assist in graduation audits for seniors.
    • Process registration and program changes for continuing students and incoming freshmen.
    • Assists in maintaining and organizing student files.
    • Assists in grade processing and updating student records.
    • Adhere to MMC academic policy, FERPA and other Federal/State regulations for compliance.
    • Participates in various committees (e.g.  commencement)

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Ability to adhere strictly to governmental policy and institutional rules regarding confidential information
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, written, and organizational skills
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
    • Ability and willingness to work some weekends and evenings
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional software

    Other Requirements:

    • Previous experience working with multi-cultural and/or international students.
    • Experience with SEVP policies, SEVIS database, and serving as a DSO or PDSO.
    • Knowledge of immigration-related laws, Department of Homeland Security and Department of State regulations. 
    • Excellent intercultural communication and presentation skills.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills. 
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident with a Valid U.S. passport.
    • Proficiency in language(s) other than English preferred.

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • 09/18/14 - Director of Public Relations & Marketing

    Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Director of Public Relations & Marketing is responsible for coordinating media, marketing and public relations for the Marymount Manhattan College community and Institutional Advancement.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES:

    • Develop and write news pitches and press releases for distribution to local, regional and national media (print, television and radio) announcing accomplishments of      College community members, notable contributions, scholarships and grant      awards, special events and other news.
    • Develop media opportunities for College faculty, administration and other members of the MMC community.
    • Direct a re-branding campaign involving all college constituencies. 
    • Meet with faculty and staff to ascertain story ideas and public relations opportunities in collaboration.
    • Search, gather and write media (print, television and radio) placements for the College; build and maintain detailed media clip report.      
    • Develop, create, write and edit the President’s Report, College magazine, newsletters, Web postings and additional communication materials in collaboration with a graphic design firm, if necessary.
    • Coordinate, design, create and edit internal creative projects, including but not limited to, postcards, brochures and invitations.
    • Process price estimates, invoices and work orders for creative projects, including but not limited to postcards, brochures and invitations.
    • Handle media requests; provide promotional and informational materials including press kits, photos, newsletters and brochures.
    • Take photos as needed to incorporate into story pitches, press releases and other public relations efforts.
    • Assist with Web content (text and photos); collaborate with the graphic designer to update Web pages including alumni, planned giving, parents and campaign Web pages.
    • Assist with posting news, events photo galleries and media placements; manage advancement-related pages on the Marymount Manhattan Web site.
    • Provide assistance with promotional special events such as faculty book signings, annual fundraisers, and informational panels.
    • Build and maintain working relationships with outside vendors including printers, graphic designers, and photographers; collect and record bids for various projects.
    • Ability to create, direct and execute social media initiatives.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required in English, journalism, public relations, broadcasting, mass communications or related field.

     

    Other Requirements:

    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of working for a non-profit organization, preferably in higher education institution, with a strong understanding of best practices in media relations.
    • Exceptional writing and editing skills; knowledge of Associated Press and/or New York Times style; good understanding of journalism principles and techniques.
    • Strong verbal communication skills; ability to work collaboratively with all college constituents, including faculty and staff members students, alumni, donors and public relations and graphic design consultants.
    • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in order to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently and maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
    • Knowledge, understanding and ability to handle digital photography and knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
    • Strong skills related to Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook); Adobe programs (Adobe Writer; Adobe Reader).
    • Outstanding computer skills.

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • 09/15/14 - Admission Counselor

    Manage an assigned geographic territory to recruit a diverse, qualified, and talented group of students to the college. Meet or exceed individual enrollment goals to contribute to the overall team goal. Manage assigned administrative duties.

    Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Meet or exceed established enrollment goals.
    • Research and develop a marketing strategy for assigned territory. 4-6 weeks of travel is required throughout the year to attend college fairs and visit high schools.      Coordinate details for recruitment trips from scheduling visits to hotel and transportation arrangements.
    • Interview prospective students for admission and conduct presentations about the College. 
    • Review and evaluate applications for admission. Files are read and reviewed to determine if a student can be accepted based on the standards of the college.
    • Counseling students on matters of admission, financial aid, residence and student life, academics, and transition to college.
    • Heavy telephoning and email outreach is required to build relationships and follow up with prospective student inquiries and applicants on all matters.
    • Administrative duties and tasks as assigned.
    • Other projects as assigned by the Dean of Admission/Assistant Director of Freshmen Admission.

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree

    Other Requirements:

    • Valid driver’s license
    • Admissions experience preferred
    • Strong oral and presentation skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Flexible schedule/some evening and weekend hours required

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu