Marymount Manhattan

Staff Positions

  • 09/10/14 - Coordinator of Student Engagement & Community Service

    Reporting to the Dean/Director of Student Development and Activities (SDA), the Coordinator of Student Engagement and Community Service will have the opportunity to be a part of a student affairs team focused on the engagement of students in school spirit and development of diverse student leaders as active citizens with a spirit of community service.

    Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Working with the SDA team, supervise, develop, administer, expand, and participate in the co-curricular life of MMC students through ongoing programming, New and Transfer Student Orientation, special events, such as Family and Friends Homecoming Weekend, Commencement, Griffin Days, and other opportunities developed throughout the year.
    • Participate in an extensive leadership program of ongoing workshops, training programs and conferences, to enhance the co-curricular life of MMC students
    • Coordinates and develops community service and volunteer opportunities for students to enhance their participation in the life of New York City
    • Develops and implements outreach programs that foster students’ lifelong civic participation, including alternative break programs and charitable events
    • Supervises and encourages students and clubs engaged in community service, outreach and volunteerism
    • Institutes an evaluation and assessment program to measure the effectiveness of leadership, student engagement and community service programs
    • Working together with others in the Division of Student Affairs, creates opportunities for students to understand and participate in current global issues such as sustainability, hunger, social justice
    • Safeguards the confidentiality of Student Development and Activities by exercising discretion in communicating information to faculty, students, and staff served by the College and in the handling of administrative records, files, and confidential items.
    • Other duties, as assigned

    Education Requirements:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with 2 or 3 years’ experience in student affairs at the college level. 

    Other Requirements:

    • The position requires the ability to work independently on several projects simultaneously and possess effective oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with all constituencies of Student Affairs and work collaboratively with other colleagues.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and the Internet.
    • Must be able to acquire proficiency with desktop publishing software and “Colleague,” the institutional software system.
    • The Coordinator must have the ability to work some nights and weekends.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with students, staff, and other community constituents.
    •  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.
  • 08/12/14- Program Assistant (Bedford Hills Correctional Facility)

    This position is located inside Bedford Hills Correctional Facility (BHCF) and required working with inmate students and staff. The applicant must be cleared by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) before he/she will be allowed to enter the facility. The DOCCS clearance process can take up to six weeks.

    The Assistant to the Bedford Hills College Program will work under the supervision of the Program Director in the on-site learning center. He/She will provide a variety of support services for the professors and students and entail working closely with the administrations of both facility and MMC to ensure the smooth operation of the College program.

    Cell phones and access to the internet are not permitted in the facility and communication with MMC and external environment must be done over the landline telephone. All paperwork sent to MMC is sent by mail and/or taken outside and scanned.

    As most classes are held during the evening from 6:30 pm-9:00 pm and since some tasks can only be completed outside the facility; the hours are flexible but may require some morning and evening hours. The schedule will be determined and arranged with the Program Director.

     

    Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Maintenance of student records for MMC
    • Inventory for textbooks and tools for the program for BHCF
    • Semester scheduling of civilian and inmate tutors
    • Handling faculty requests for research materials
    • Helping organize special events such as graduation
    • Procuring paperwork for applicants to the College program and for new professors
    • Attend meetings at the facility and/or MMC
    • Resolve issues raised by students or professors
    • Process gate clearances
    • Distribute supplies and course materials to students

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor of Arts degree required

    Other Requirements:

    • Ability to accommodate flexible schedule
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work in a correctional facility setting
    • Must be detail-oriented as job entails significant paperwork
    • Must have a great work ethic and enthusiasm
  • 08/11/14 - Human Resources Coordinator

    The HR Coordinator provides significant and varied levels of HR support for the Assistant Director of HRIS, Benefits and Compensation and HR Department as a whole.  The job focuses upon data entry, data maintenance the creation of spreadsheet reports, managing Human Resources data and procedures.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Responsible for inputting and maintaining the College’s HR/PR system
    • Creates data tables, reports and related statistical materials that involve data entry from a variety of sources, and establishes, maintains, and updates files, records, certificates, and/or other documents.
    • Maintains file imaging system
    • Responsible for I9 maintenance
    • Assists the Assistant Director of HRIS/Benefits/Compensation in the TIAA-CREF audit
    • Assists in the planning and staffing of HR events
    • At times the position will act as liaison with other divisions of the college.
    • Other duties as assigned

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s Degree

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • 1 to 3 years’ experience
    • Excellent command of MSWord and MS Excel
    • Ability to work efficiently in a multitasking environment and to exercise discretion      handling confidential matters and documents relating to salary, personnel files, disciplinary matters, financial records and reports
    • Must be willing to train in other Microsoft Office products including MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint
    • Must have technical skill – Experience in ADP is a plus

     

    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

  • 07/21/14 - Academic Advisor

    The Academic Advisor, under the supervision of the Dean of Academic Advisement & Student Retention, will have primary responsibility for advising all probationary and academically at-risk students. He/she will also be responsible for advising new and continuing students on all academic policies, guidelines and requirements pertaining to the fulfillment of their degree programs.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Conducting academic reviews each semester to identify students who are not in good standing, and therefore will be placed on academic probation.
    • Manage all aspects of the probationary program, including having at least one meeting per month with all probationary students.
    • Create academic plans for students who have failed to meet established thresholds for satisfactory academic progress, as defined under Federal Financial Aid guidelines
    • Register incoming degree students during the summer prior to the start of their first semester in the college
    • Provide support for faculty advisors through the timely provision of advisement information, consultation and training
    • Work collaboratively with various offices, including the Registrar, Admissions, Student Accounts, Financial Aid, Student Affairs, and Center for Academic Advancement, to further the objectives of academic advisement.
    • Work collaboratively with the Dean of Advisement and other administrators across the college to promote and implement student retention strategies.
    • Advise and assist new and continuing students with the selection of appropriate courses during registration periods.
    • Assist with the production and dissemination of advisement literature related to academic planning, curriculum requirements and other academic policies and procedures.
    • Advise new and continuing students on all academic policies, catalogue rules, regulations and other guidelines governing the fulfillment of their degree programs.
    • Perform periodic degree audits for individual students to assess and evaluate their current progress toward the satisfaction of their degree requirements
    • Prepare various customized reports for faculty advisors, divisional chairs and academic administrators
    • Conduct exit interviews with students seeking to withdraw permanently from the college.
    • Conduct periodic analysis of advisement-related data with the view of continuously improving our advisement delivery system.
    • Perform all other functions as assigned by the Dean of Academic Advisement & Student Retention.

     

    Education Requirements:

    • Master’s degree required

     

    Other Requirements:

    • 1 - 2 years of experience in the area of academic advisement preferred
    • Some college-level teaching experience preferred
    • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Word and Excel is highly desired
    • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills
    • Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with faculty, administrators and other staff members
    • Be able to make balanced judgments and decisions
    • Ability to work well with individuals from diverse economic, racial and ethnic backgrounds
    • Must work well within a team-oriented office 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

  • 07/15/14 - Webmaster

    The Webmaster reports to the Director of Information Technology. The Webmaster works closely with the Institutional Advancement Communications department to maintain proper web structure, functionality and branding.

     

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Work closely with Institutional Advancement to maintain updates/proper structure and branding. Create the necessary frontend pages as needed, or establish them      in existing pages, using Live Whale content manager.
    • Add/Deactivate information from specific Webpages as needed using Live Whale content manager.
    • Manage the navigation links for proper access and sub-linking
    • Migrate the remaining active applications from TCL, HTML, XML, Wordpress, Visual Basic and JavaScript to PHP/MySQL. 
    • Communicate White/Live Whale issues to Institutional Advancement.
    • Migrate from current Portal to Ellucian’s SharePoint Portal. Maintain/Assist users with their portal presence.
    • Create/Modify/Remove pages for Ellucian’s Portal. Maintain functionality, structure and branding.
    • Clean up web directories as needed.
    • Debug issues that arise with the performance of the website
    • Maintain responsive design. Stay current on web’s latest technologies and make sure the site and its products/processes are multi-platform and mobile-friendly.
    • Test different browsers and ensure different electronic device models can access the web site.
    • Create/Assist/Modify web based forms. Admissions custom application must be current. Assist with the export of captured information. Automate processes where needed.
    • With the Applications Development Manager, maintain the backend processes
    • Working with the appropriate departments/individuals, assess user levels and permissions
    • Maintain/Modify the Course Listing to constantly meet the college’s need, including additional search functionality.

     

    Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required and/or three to five years of related experience.

     

    Other Requirements:

    • General knowledge of web structure, HTML coding, word processing, and content management
    • JavaScript, Visual Basic, TCL, PHP, HTML, XML, ASPX and other scripting languages
    • Familiarity with SharePoint and Adobe Application Suite
    • Overall computer literacy in using file systems, office software, custom applications, etc.
    • Good keyboarding and organizational skills
    • Conscientious in completing and  tracking work projects
    • Ability to schedules own workload and meet deadlines
    • Good interpersonal, verbal and communication skills
    • Able to learn new skills as needed
  • 06/09/14 - Unix/Linux Systems Manager

    Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, this position provides vision, leadership and coordination for a comprehensive Unix/Linux network infrastructure, including hardware and software upgrades, security, backups and system growth.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for procuring, installing, configuring, and maintaining the Unix/Linux systems hardware and software. This will include servers, NAS, DMZ, and load-balancing hardware, as well as the structured communications to connect the systems hardware to servers, workstations and external resources.
    • Troubleshooting, maintenance of the campus infrastructure, management of security and backup systems, and planning for growth.
    • Assists in the selection and implementation of new business software tools.
    • Plans, analyzes, recommends, installs, and supports the Unix/Linux operating systems and other types of software.     
    • Develops and evaluates options in infrastructure planning to support new applications and technologies.
    • Performs capacity planning activities.
    • Analyzes server and systems activity and maintains performance monitoring systems as well as other software programs e.g., intrusion detection, virus scanning applications, vulnerabilities, and security patches.
    • Conducts product evaluations of upgraded or new hardware and software identifying strengths, weaknesses, and potential benefits.
    • Participates in the development of best practices, policies and procedures for use Unix/Linux infrastructure and then ensures implementation.
    • Establishes and maintains the user accounts and file sharing.
    • Supports and maintains the all web services, internally and externally.
    • Manages contracts and service vendors.
    • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, and vendors.
    • Maintains constant communications with superiors.
    • Fulfills other technical duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in  Computer Science or related field with supervisory skills and with three years’ experience in systems administration and operating systems, or at least two years’ college or technical school training in a technical field required with certification and five years of progressively responsible related experience in systems administration, operating systems, DMZ, and systems security.     

    Other Requirements:

    • Microsoft proficient (SQL), and Unix/Linux proficient
    • Knowledge of current practices in management, computer systems, networking and technology
    • Familiar with a variety of field concepts, practices and procedures
    • Ability to make oral and written reports and presentations in a concise and effective manner
    • Ability to meet project deadlines
    • Experience working in an educational environment
    • Ability to handle a diverse set of responsibilities

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu