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  • 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 Digital TV Studio Tech

    The digital TV studio tech works with the Communication and Media Arts faculty to support the studio and its use on the 5th floor of Nugent.  The successful applicant must be able to meet the demands of operating and maintaining a state-of-the-art, 3 camera digital television control room and studio.  Organizational skills, an ability to get along well with others and a working knowledge of studio production are required.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Maintain all equipment in the control room and studio.
    • Serve as in-class technical support for all classes taught in the studio including COMM 222 TV Studio Production, COMM 342 Advanced TV Studio Production, COMM 338 Broadcast Journalism, and other relevant classes that use the studio facilities.
    • Serve as technical support for enrollment and retention events/activities that use the digital media studio including but not limited to open house events, accepted student day events, classes scheduled via the auxiliary education program, and other events organized by MMC faculty.
    • Assist students when using the digital media studio for homework or as part of an approved student group activity.
    • Total cleanup, maintenance, and organization of the studio between semesters and over the summer.
    • Assist the Theresa Lang Center for Producing in matters pertaining to events, equipment, and classes.
    • Knowledge of Protools and sound recording is a bonus, though not required.

    Marymount Manhattan College seeks a part-time staff person to start January 2019. Position requires daily work, some evenings and some weekends.

     

    Review of applications begins immediately and will be considered until the position is filled. 

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

    To apply please click here.

  • Theatre Technician

    MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE seeks Theatre Technician: full-time staff position available January 2019.  The Theatre Technician reports to the Producing Artistic Director and collaborates with the Technical Director, Operations/Managing Director, Production Coordinator, and Design Faculty to support technical needs in sound, lighting, projection, and media for department productions and classes. Responsibilities include: oversee the installation, maintenance, and strike of lighting and sound designs; supervise light hang and focus; supervise speaker and video rigging; organize and implement microphone placements; share technical supervision of production runs; update inventories of equipment and supplies; perform regular maintenance and repair; assist faculty in supervising student crews to unload rentals and purchases; and provide selected technical support for non-Theatre department events in the Theresa Lang Theatre as needed in consultation with FAPA Operations Director.

    This is a 12-month full-time position that has a regular work schedule, but will require flexibility to cover evenings and weekends based on needs of production periods.

    Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree and have a minimum of three years professional experience among the areas of theatre lighting, sound, video and projections; knowledge of Vectorworks, QLab, and Lightwright; facility with professional lighting and audio equipment, control systems, and current technologies. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong organizational, management, and collaborative skills, and a commitment to theatre training within the context of a liberal arts education.  

    Marymount Manhattan College is an independent liberal arts college that offers a BA in Theatre Arts (with concentrations in Design & Production, Producing & Management, Directing, Performance, Writing for the Stage, Theatre & New Media, and Theatre Studies) and a BFA in Acting.

    Application review begins November 29, 2018 and continues until position is filled.  Send letter, resume and three current reference contacts to: theatrestaffsearch@mmm.edu. MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE, 221 East 71 Street, New York, NY  10021-4597, AA/EOE.

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