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  • Academic Advisor

    Essential Functions

    Under the supervision of the Dean of Academic Advisement & Student Retention, the Academic Advisor will share the responsibility for advising all new and continuing students on academic policies and curriculum requirements pertaining to the fulfillment of their degree programs. This position will be especially responsible for helping academically at-risk students get back on track, and will also work closely with the Dean to develop programs designed to maximize student success.

    Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Advise and mentor students who are experiencing academic challenges or may be academically at-risk.
    • Advise and assist new and continuing students with the selection of appropriate courses during registration periods.
    • Produce and disseminate appropriate advisement literature related to academic
    • planning, curriculum requirements and other academic policies and procedures.
    • Advise students on all academic policies, catalogue rules, regulations and
    • other guidelines governing the fulfillment of their degree programs.
    • Conduct degree audits for individual students to assess and evaluate their current progress toward the satisfaction of their degree requirements.
    • Produce periodic analysis of advisement-related data with the view of continuously improving our advisement delivery system.
    • Facilitate one or more sections of a transition-to-MMC workshop for incoming students.
    • Participate in various recruitment events and workshops, such as Open Houses, Accepted Students Days and New Student Orientation.
    • Performs all other functions as assigned by the Dean of Academic Advisement & Student Retention.

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Higher Education or related fields (preferred)
    • At least 1-2 years of experience in the area of academic advisement or related area
    • Some teaching or presentation experience preferred

    Other Requirements:

    • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, administrators and other staff members
    • Ability to make balanced judgments and decisions
    • Ability to work well with individuals from diverse social and economic backgrounds
    • Must be highly motivated to support student development and success

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

    To apply please click here.

  • Coordinator of Events and Special Projects, Academic Affairs (Part-Time)

    Essential Functions

    Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice President for Academic Administration (Academic Affairs), the Coordinator of Events and Special Projects will be responsible for implementing events and coordinating logistics for programming in Academic Affairs, with a particular focus on our auxiliary education projects.  In addition, the Coordinator will support faculty working with the Ferraro Institute’s Academy for Place Based-Learning. 

    The Coordinator will also handle routine Academic Affairs business and other tasks as assigned.  

    Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

    The Coordinator:

    • coordinates logistics for events, courses, and programs works offered through MMC’s pre—college program, adult learning, and the Ferraro Institute
    • supports faculty working with the Ferraro Institute’s Academy for Place-Based Learning, with a focus on providing logistical support and coordination for city-based learning experiences
    • collaborates with staff members and faculty to implement other events (e.g., public speakers, awards ceremonies)
    • fosters an environment that is sensitive to the university’s mission and considers inclusiveness
    • facilitates communication that is timely, open, two-way, and transparent
    • Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.

    Education Requirements:

    Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree; terminal degree preferred.

    Other Requirements:

    • Ability to analyze and resolve problems
    • Ability to work with multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to use Microsoft office: database management, word processing, spreadsheet, and/or presentation software
    • Ability to use independent judgment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Records maintenance skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
    • Available to work some night and weekend events as needed

     Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

    To apply please click here.

  • Director of Residence Life

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

    Under the administrative direction of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Residence Life oversees a broad scope of responsibilities that include managing, training, and supervising staff; administering sound fiscal management; and leading a team that provides oversight of a complex residence life program.

    The Director fosters strong, collaborative relationships with campus partners, provides direction for the development and implementation of policies and procedures, and fosters an environment conducive to student success.

    The Director of Residence Life position is a full-time, 12-month, live-off position with shared on-call responsibilities. The Director will be required to live within 30 minutes of either residence hall.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage a comprehensive residence life program housing approximately 750 students in two residence halls.
    • Oversee the departmental operating budget.
    • Responsible for the recruitment, selection, professional development, and evaluation of the Assistant Director of Residence Life, four Residence Directors, a Residence Life Coordinator, and twenty-four Resident Advisors.
    • Ensure the security and safety of students and exercise appropriate procedures for crisis and risk management.
    • Coordinate educational programming efforts to foster student development and success in the residential community.
    • Identify and implement best practices in student development to create engaging living communities. 
    • Responds to residence hall and student emergencies as needed and serve in the on-call duty rotation with the Assistant Director of Residence Life.
    • Serve on Students of Concern and Emergency Response Teams.
    • Oversee all aspects of residential conduct.
    • Resolve conflicts related to housing issues.
    • Produce effective departmental publications and communication through various platforms.
    • Ensure effective management of all facilities within the residence life program and assist the Vice President for Student Affairs with projects related to facility development.
    • Work closely with partners to support the summer housing/conference program.
    • Participate on divisional and college-wide committees.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Student Affairs.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education and Experience:   

    Master’s degree in Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education, Counseling and Development or related field is required. Other requirements include: a minimum of five to seven years of progressive responsibility within a comprehensive residence life program in a higher education setting, including staff supervision, budget management and operations. 

    The successful candidate will provide demonstrated evidence of:   

    • An understanding of student development needs and issues related to administering a residential life program at a small, urban, liberal arts college. 
    • Insight and specific experience related to: student and community development, cultural diversity, academic support programs, student judicial systems administration, residence hall student governance, crisis intervention and management, program assessment, mediation, and successful resolution of student and parent conflicts.
    • The ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relations, both within the MMC community and with college partners. 
    • Collaborative approach to work while coordinating and leading staff.
    • Supporting student-centered learning.
    • Ability to balance student needs in relation to department and college goals.
    • Being a self-starter who can participate effectively in strategic planning.
    • Ability to creatively solve problems.
    • Stellar customer service. 
    • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills including ability to prioritize and manage multiple and competing priorities.
    • Supporting the mission and values of the institution.

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

    To apply click here.

  • Director of the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. MMC was one of the founding participants of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) in 1969. The College student body continues to become more diverse, as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. In addition to our liberal arts programs, we include theater, dance, business, and communication and media arts. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC has about 2,000 full-time students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. Small class sizes make possible boundless opportunities for community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative change makers.

    The Position
    The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) at Marymount Manhattan College provides academic support and supplementary financial assistance to all incoming pre-first year and continuing students enrolled in the program. Services include academic, career, financial aid, and social services counseling, tutorial services, specialized academic workshops, and a pre-first year summer program. Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, the Director is responsible for providing leadership and financial management to the program in an effort to meet the program’s goals of recruiting, retaining, and graduating students of the program. The director will oversee program activities and functions in accordance and compliance with guidelines by the New York State Education Department (NYSED). Additional responsibilities include representing MMC at regional and state HEOP network meetings and identifying and developing grant or other externally fundable proposals in support of the program.

    Through strong relationship development and collaboration, the Director will work with Academic Advisement and Financial Aid Offices to determine each student’s Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP); counsel students on academic, financial, residential, and/or social matters; and oversee the admissions and financial aid packaging process in collaboration with the Office of Admissions and the Financial Aid Office. Additionally, the Director will work closely with faculty and staff in providing information about the HEOP program and developing programming for students including: Pre-First Year Interview Day, Pre-First Year Advisement Days, 6-week summer program, scholar receptions, and student celebrations. Through a demonstrated understanding of identity development and intersectionality of other areas of diversity, the Director will maintain knowledge and sensitivity toward the academic, social, cultural, wellness, and financial needs of low income and first generation students.

    The Director supervises one full-time HEOP Counselor/Coordinator and one part-time clerical support person.

    Qualifications
    A master’s degree in higher education administration, counseling, college student personnel, or other relevant field, with five years of progressively responsible full-time related experience are required. The successful candidate should have direct working knowledge of institutional policies and best practices regarding higher education opportunity program(s) or other compliance-based cohort programs in higher education, with a track record of innovative program/workshop development and assessment. They should possess the ability to build and support a cohesive team, and the ability to foster strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. In addition, the successful candidate should have excellent oral and written skills in English and experience in either project, grant, or budget management. Experience in collegiate student advising and support, working with economically and academically disadvantaged students, as well as students with learning and physical disabilities is preferred.

    Application and Nomination
    Review of applications will begin immediately; to ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted no later than Tuesday, November 6, 2018. To apply for this position please click on the Apply button, complete the brief application process, and upload your resume and position-specific cover letter. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Anne-Marie Kenney at amk@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

    It is the policy of the College to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, veterans’ status or any other protected status. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, upgrading, demotion or transfer, reduction of work force and termination, rates of pay or other form of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all college sponsored employee activities. In addition, our personnel policies and practices, including those relating to compensation, benefits, transfer, retention, termination, training, self-development opportunities, as well as social and recreational programs, are administered without discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, religion, ethnic or national origin, disability, veterans’ status or any other protected status. Provisions in applicable laws providing for bona fide occupational qualifications, business necessity, or age the company will adhere to limitations where appropriate.

     MMC’s inclusivity statement can be found at: https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion/diversity-inclusion

  • Financial Aid Counselor/FWS Coordinator

    Essential Functions

    Within a centralized one-stop financial services environment, the Financial Aid Counselor administers all aspects of financial aid for new and continuing students which include counseling students and parents on the financial aid process and providing information on available programs, procedures and eligibility requirements. On a daily basis evaluates students’ financial aid requests and makes award adjustments and recalculations.  Is responsible for the development, maintenance and reconciliation student employment through the Federal Work-Study program.  Coordinate positions between various departments and students, monitoring payroll, and managing federal employment documents.  Coordinate off-campus community service placements.  Responsible for conducting federal/ institutional verification, resolving federal c-flags and conflicting information discrepancies.  The Financial Aid Counselor works closely with other Financial and Enrollment Services areas, including Student Accounts, Registrar, Admission, Academic Advisement, Business Office and Human Resources.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree and one or more years of Financial Aid experience.
    • Knowledge of Federal and State financial aid policies, procedures and eligibility requirements.
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills, attention to detail, and strong problem solving skills are essential.
    • Commitment to quality student/customer service.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Familiarity with an integrated financial aid management software (Ellucian Colleague) is preferred.
    • Must be flexible and available to work evenings and weekends.

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

    To Apply Please Click Here

        

     

  • Part-Time Business Office Assistant

    Essential Functions

    The Part-Time Business Office Assistant will work within the Business Office to provide assistance in the department’s general accounting activities. S/he will report to the Associate Controller and work closely with various departments to prepare documents and spreadsheets for audits, surveys, and procedure documents; track budgets and expenses; process A/P checks and electronic payments; and perform additional duties as needed.

    Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Assist in accounts payable routine processing and filing of paperwork
    • Assist in gathering of information necessary for the preparation of annual 990 tax return and audits
    • Posting of budget entries, general ledger, and encumbrance journal entries
    • Assist in reviewing and reconciling of monthly corporate card statements and support
    • Assist with bi-weekly payroll preparation and paycheck distribution
    • Maintain departmental files including preparing and shipping old files offsite
    • Scan and maintain records of scanned items such as journal entries, payroll records and accounts payable support
    • Performs miscellaneous job related duties as assigned by Assistant Controller, Associate Controller, Controller, and EVP

    Education Requirements:

    • Associate’s degree preferably with a major in accounting, finance or business.

    Other Requirements:

    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
    • Can maintain a high level of confidentiality
    • Knowledge of Ellucian Colleague is helpful

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

    To apply please click here.

  • Part-Time Health Promotion Coordinator

    Essential Job Functions

    The part-time health promotion counselor is responsible for developing and implementing health educational outreach programs related to student wellness and success. Examples of areas they will cover are prevention of sexual assault, alcohol and other drug use, mental health promotion, stress management, healthy relationships, and healthy body image.

    Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Establish, implement and coordinate a health education program for the college
    • Work with other campus groups including student groups
    • Collaborate with Counseling and Wellness and Health Services staff
    • Manage health promotion outlets such as the website or other forms of social media
    • Oversee the immunization collection process

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A degree in Health and Wellness Promotion or similar field is preferred
    • Minimum of a year of experience in health education preferably in higher education
    • Experience planning, developing, coordinating multiple student programs and events
    • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to demonstrate creative problem solving skills
    • Basic knowledge of crisis intervention procedures on college campuses.

     Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.