Marymount Manhattan

Staff Positions

  • Circulation Manager

    Manage the circulation desk including hiring, training, and overseeing the activities of student employees including assignments, schedules, and record keeping; assist with network printing and PC troubleshooting. Input and keep accurate records of book acquisitions through Yankee Book Peddler and coordinate with Reference Staff the management of funds for books.

     

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage the Circulation desk and the Integrated Library System
    • Hire and train student employees
    • Provide training materials, oversee the activities of the students, assign particular duties and set up student scheduling
    • Troubleshoot issues with the library networked system and printers     
    • Participate in Collection development for the library and campus wide community
    • Cover Reference Desk as needed
    • Help in Media Center as needed
    • Payroll preparation using Automated Data Processing (ADP) software
    • Participates on various library committees as assigned
    • Perform other duties as assigned

     

    Education & Experience Requirements:

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree; Master of Library Science preferred
    • Minimum one to three years’ library experience, preferably in an academic library

     

    Other Requirements:

    • Experience with Integrated Library Systems; Koha preferred
    • Experience with ADP software
    • Strong commitment to customer care and the highest standards of service provision
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to partner with diverse populations
    • Experience with networked printers
    • Strong PC and Mac skills, including Microsoft Office
    • Strong social skills to provide leadership in a busy environment
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Evening/weekend work 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

  • Communications Coordinator

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

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist in developing and writing 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.
    • Search, gather and write media (print, television and radio) placements for the College; build and maintain detailed media clip report.
    • Coordinate, design, create and edit internal creative projects, including but not limited to, postcards, brochures and invitations.
    • Coordinate, design, create and edit internal creative projects, including but not limited to postcards, brochures, invitations, magazines and President’s Report.
    • Manage daily activity for College social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and monitor daily activity.
    • Develop content for daily posting on all designated social media outlets, monitoring online competitor presences, and maintain posting schedules.
    • Partner with other departments to ensure proper online messaging and relevancy, ensuring consistency of messages across multiple networks.
    • 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 Communications and Graphic Design Specialist to update Web pages including alumni, planned giving, parents, annual giving, and campaign Web pages.
    • Assist with posting news and events photo galleries and media placements; manage advancement-related pages on the Marymount Manhattan College web site.
    • Collect 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.
    • Provide assistance with promotion for 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.
    • Available to work occasional nights and weekends to cover special events.

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • Research Associate/Data Specialist

    As an integral team member, this position supports the activities of the Office of Institutional Research and Planning through the development and management of college databases and through the external and internal reporting of institutional data.

     

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and manage databases that support Institutional Research
      • Keep archival data on student enrollment, retention and other key variables
    • Plan, coordinate, and follow through to completion the process involved in the preparation and filing of state, federal, external and internal reports including
      • IPEDS, HEDS and other government reports
      • The College Board, US News and World Report and other external surveys
      • Internal college requests for data
    • Retrieve, validate and report data from Colleague/Datatel college database
      • Write queries to extract data  from the College’s database  system
      • Record, verify and report data with a very high degree of accuracy
    • Integrate information from the college’s information systems
      • Produce and maintain eFactbook  and dashboards of key college data
      • Compile data and convert into logical and manageable format for consumption by a broader audience
    • Handle multiple  tasks; prioritize, and meet deadlines
    • Other duties as assigned

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field such as social sciences, mathematics/statistics, higher education or information technology/computer science

    Other Requirements:

    • Two years of experience in higher education administration preferred
    • Knowledge of relational databases and various report writing tools
      • Experience using SQL or related reporting software to query databases and extract data
      • Working knowledge of Unidata query tools; experience with Ellucian colleague a plus
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently work with large volumes of complex data
      • Understanding of data entry flow/recording problems impacting data reality
      • Understanding of the data as well as the reported data fields
    • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking,      prioritizing and meeting deadlines
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Congenial; able to work well as part of a team
    • Knowledge of institutional research processes and experiences within higher education a plus
    • A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered

     

     

    How To Apply:

      Please send resume and cover letter to:

      Human Resources

      Marymount Manhattan College

      221 East 71 Street

      New York, New York 10021

    hr@mmm.edu

     

  • Advancement Services Specialist

    Provides database support for fundraising programs, campaigns, and events of MMC’s Office of Institutional Advancement (IA).

     

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES:

    • Maintain and manage Raiser’s Edge database and NetCommunity for IA, including identifying and correcting database problem areas such as address updates, missing or incomplete data, incorrect values, and duplicate records.
    • Process pledges, gifts, and acknowledgements
    • Improve and implement new database features.
    • Create professional quality fundraising and donor reports.
    • Generate reports, queries, and lists related to fundraising and stewardship, including mailing lists for publications and events.
    • Research constituents in database as well as other prospective donors to identify, qualify, and rate prospects to provide the necessary information to cultivate and      solicit major and planned gift prospects.
    • Train IA staff regarding appropriate use of Raiser’s Edge.
    • Facilitate internal communication of donor information.
    • Act as liaison for IA department, IT, and Business Office.
    • Duties as assigned to maintain and upgrade the Raiser’s Edge platform.
    • Serves as point person with our Raiser’s Edge account executive.

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree

    Other Requirements:

    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge database a must (including queries and imports)
    • 1-3 years fundraising/development experience – preferably in higher education
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Familiarity with Crystal Reporting a plus
    • Written and oral communication skills
    • Comfort in word processing, spreadsheet and data entry
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Strong organizational ability and attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritize
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Comfort working in an often fast-paced and deadline-based environment

     

    How To Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to: 

    Human Resources 

    Marymount Manhattan College 

    221 East 71 Street 

    New York, New York 10021

    hr@mmm.edu

  • Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Counselor/Coordinator

    The Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Counselor/Coordinator, under the supervision of the HEOP Director, provides academic and financial counseling to students of the program and oversees the daily operations of HEOP services offered by the college.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Track student progress towards successful completion of degree in collaboration with other academic offices
    • Meet with students regularly to ensure that students are actively engaged in their      educational progress
    • Recruitment of HEOP eligible candidates
    • Assist in interviewing and selecting students for the HEOP program
    • Advise and assist students in creating semester schedules in accordance with degree requirements
    • Assist in the collection of data and preparation of budgets, proposals and reports
    • Help the Director to plan, coordinate and implement the Pre-Freshmen Summer Program
    • Understand and promote the goals and objectives of the HEOP programs throughout the MMC community and the metropolitan area
    • Supervise work study student assistants
    • Perform other duties as  assigned by the Director

     

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in a related field such as counseling or higher education preferred.

     

    Other Requirements:

    • Minimum of two years related experience preferably in higher education, preferably in a field related to advising and/or counseling
    • Candidate must be flexible as position does require occasional evening and/or weekend hours and will also require travel throughout New York City
    • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and administrators to support students’      success
    • Demonstrated commitment to increasing equity in and access to educational opportunities for diverse student body
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Fluency in Spanish 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