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  • Academic Advisor

    Essential Job Function

    Under the overall supervision of the Dean of Academic Advisement & Student Retention, the Academic Advisor is primarily responsible for advising new and continuing students on academic policies, transfer credit guidelines and curriculum requirements pertaining to the fulfillment of their degree programs. In addition, he/she will be expected to conduct transcript evaluations and work closely with transfers and international students. Also, as a member of the Advisement team, the Academic Advisor will also be required to work collaboratively with the Dean and other college administrators, in promoting and implementing various student success initiatives. Finally, the Academic Advisor will be report directly to the Director of First Year Advisement, on all matters related to first year advisement initiatives and programs.

    Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities

    • Advise and assist new and continuing students with course selection and registration, as well as advise them on all degree requirements, academic policies and procedures.
    • Conduct transcript evaluations for transfer students and assist them with their transition to the college.
    • Assist with the development and expansion of our Transferology/TES transfer evaluation database for prospective incoming transfers.
    • Facilitate one or more sections of a transition-to-MMC workshop for incoming transfer students.
    • Provide advisement support and training for faculty advisors, as needed or requested.
    • Work collaboratively with various offices, including the Registrar, Admission, Student Accounts, Financial Aid and Student Affairs, to further the objectives of academic advisement.
    • Work collaboratively with the Dean of Advisement and Student Retention and other administrators across the college, to promote and implement student retention and success strategies.
    • Produce and disseminate appropriate advisement literature related academic planning, curriculum requirements and other academic policies and procedures.
    • Perform periodic degree audits for individual students to assess and evaluate their current progress toward the satisfaction of their degree requirements.
    • Prepare customized reports for the Dean, faculty advisors, divisional chairs and other academic administrators, as needed or requested.
    • 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 or the Director of First Year Advisement.

    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 presentational experience preferred

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS 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.

     

    Apply Here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=359d1ac2-756f-4cba-8565-bdc2ef632f9d&jobId=80270&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

     

  • Assistive Technology Specialist

    Essential Job Function

    The Assistive Technology Specialist (ATS) is a member of the Disability Services Office. The ATS performs a variety of tasks centered around ensuring ADA/508 compliance for campus-wide assistive technology while providing requisite on-campus services/accommodations for Marymount students with disabilities.

    The ATS is responsible for providing online accommodations with alternative media, ensuring compliances, and educating the staff and faculty on the implementation of ADA/508 legal obligations/requirements. The ATS will also assist with general instructional design, development, and training as needed by the larger College community.

    This position will report directly to the Director of Academic Access and Disability Services and will work collaboratively with the Coordinator of Disability Services.

    Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

    The Assistive Technology Specialist (ATS) will have critical responsibilities to make college electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities. Specifically, the ATS will:

    • Coordinate accommodations for students with disabilities that involve assistive technology.
    • Oversee and participate in the conversion of all documents (maintaining adherence to Federal copyright laws), correspondence, course materials, and texts in print or electronic formats into accessible formats for students with disabilities.
    • Provide assessments for individual students regarding their need for assistive technology and make recommendations to students about technology that might be most effective for them.
    • Function as a consultant and act as a liaison with IT department and the College Library.
    • Provide assistive technology education/training – individually and in workshops for the College community.
    • Maintain inventory of assistive equipment and technology, including software. Ensure all equipment and technology is current and updated in a timely fashion.
    • Troubleshoot assistive technology installations and implementations.
    • Actively participate in professional networks to ensure continued learning about relevant laws.
    • Identify, review, and assess current trends in assistive technology for the College community.
    • Establish priorities and manage the budget for assistive technology inventory campus-wide.
    • Other duties as required.

    Education Requirements:

    • BA degree, MS preferred, in Education, Assistive Technology, Educational Technology, Instructional Design or related field. PLUS, minimum 2 years of experience in assessing accessibility compliance and creating strategies to meet legal requirements. Providing assistive technology in a college setting preferred.
    • OR Bachelor’s degree, MS preferred, in Education, Assistive Technology, Educational Technology, Instructional Design or related field PLUS must either possess or have the ability and willingness to pursue an online Assistive Technology Certificate (i.e. CSUN ATACP or RESNA, ATP) within the first year of employment. Experience providing assistive technology in a college setting preferred.

    Other Requirements:

    • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving abilities.
    • Sensibility and ability to handle confidential data and interface compassionately with students with learning, physical, and psychological challenges.
    • 2 years’ experience working with Students with Disabilities and determining appropriate accommodations, preferably in higher educational setting, in assessing accessibility compliance and creating strategies to meet legal requirements. OR Universal Design experience or related field PLUS Assistive Technology Certificate (i.e. CSUN ATACP or RESNA ATP).
    • Familiarity with Kurzweil 3000, Browsealoud, OCR& Scanning Technology, Screen Readers (JAWS), Dragon Dictate, LMS, Ally, and Smart Pens preferred.
    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. 

     

    Please Apply Here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=359d1ac2-756f-4cba-8565-bdc2ef632f9d&jobId=80169&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

  • Development Associate

    Essential Job Function

    Reporting to the Senior Director of Individual Giving and Donor Relations, the Development Associate will provide support to the Office of Institutional Advancement in all administrative aspects of its development operation.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support annual fundraising and engagement strategies for key constituents, including current and prospective donors, alumni, parents, friends, volunteers, and the campus community (students, faculty, and staff).
    • Assist with both regular and special event, such as Homecoming Weekend, the Annual Scholarship Benefit, Reunion Weekend, and receptions, lectures, and other gatherings. Responsibilities include timeline development, invitation mailings, vendor and attendee outreach, and other event logistics.
    • Take the lead or assist as directed on programs that support The Fund for Marymount Manhattan, such as giving days, phonathons, and the Senior Marshals program.
    • Communicate with key constituents, vendors, and others through meetings, phone calls, emails, letters, and other means as needed/directed.
    • Conduct ongoing prospect research and create donor briefings for the Senior Director of Individual Giving and Donor Relations
    • Assist in the development and dissemination of collateral related to the Advancement operation.
    • Collaborate effectively with all members of the Advancement team as well as College constituents and vendors.
    • Update constituent information in the Raiser’s Edge database.
    • Monitor and manage expenses as directed.
    • Assist with office administrative tasks as needed.
    • Other tasks as assigned.
    • Evening and weekend work is required.

     Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Experience in an office setting, with experience as an employee at an educational institution preferred.
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook).
    •  Excellent time management and organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task while remaining goal focused.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, work to deadline, collaborate with many different personalities, and produce quality work with attention to detail.
    •  Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge preferred.

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

    To Apply click Here:

     

     

  • Director of HEOP

     The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) at Marymount Manhattan College provides supportive services to all incoming pre-first year and continuing students enrolled in the program. Supportive services include academic, career, financial aid, and social services counseling, tutorial services, specialized academic workshops, and a pre-first year summer program.

    Essential Job Function  

    Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, the Director of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity (HEOP) 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). 

    Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership to HEOP program through policy development and overseeing supportive services provided to students.
    • Ensure program remains in compliance with NYSED guidelines and maintain communication with NYSED.
    • Oversee program budget and determine expenditures in accordance with NYSED guidelines.
    • Maintain student records and submit evaluative data for state and institutional reports.
    • Monitor student progress and develop intervention strategies for students not making satisfactory academic progress. 
    • 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.
    • Oversee admissions and financial aid packaging process in collaboration with the Office of Admissions and the Financial Aid Office.
    • Organize recruitment process and attend regular recruitment visits to local high schools and community-based organizations.
    • Work closely with faculty and staff in providing information about the program and developing programming for students.
    • Write, prepare and edit grant proposals that are renewable every 5 years.
    • Supervise and train administrative, professional, and clerical staff.
    • Maintain knowledge and sensitivity towards the academic, social, cultural, wellness, and financial needs of low income and first generation students.
    • Maintain student confidentiality in accordance wit FERPA regulations.
    • Work closely with various college departments, specifically Admissions, Financial Aid, Center for Student Services, Counseling and Wellness Center and Student Development and Activities.
    • Represent institution in a leadership role with the HEOP professional organization at the regional and state level. 
    • Advise Chief Diversity Officer and VP of Academic Affairs on how they might expand HEOP best practices to support students from under-represented groups who do not qualify for the HEOP program.
    • Organize program events including Pre-First Year Interview Day, Pre-First Year Advisement Days, 6-week summer program, scholar receptions and student celebrations.
    • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and occasional weekends as required. 

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree required, preferably in counseling, student personnel administration, education, or related area in higher education.
    • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in higher education, opportunity programs, advising/support services, counseling, or related field. 
    • A minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
    • Experience in project, grant or budget management.
    • Experience working with economically and academically disadvantaged students, as well as students with learning and physical disabilities.
    • Ability to interact and work effectively with a broad range of campus constituencies.
    • Excellent oral and written skills in English.
    • Ability to develop workshops and other programs.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Direct working knowledge of institutional policies and best practices regarding higher education opportunity program(s) or other compliance-based cohort programs in higher education.
    • Track record of innovative program/workshop development.
    • Strong technical skills and knowledge of student information systems, preferably experience with Colleague, Symplicity and Slate student systems software, and comfort with new technologies.
    • Knowledge of NYC schools and community-based organizations that serve families with students eligible for opportunity programs.
    • Fluency in Spanish.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of issues related to identity and needs along with the intersections of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions of other areas of diversity as experienced in an institution of higher education.

    Applications received by 5/30 will be given full consideration.

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

    To Apply click Here

  • Production Coordinator for Theatre

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

    The Production Coordinator reports to the Producing Artistic Director and collaborates with the Operations/Managing Director, Technical Director, and Design Faculty to insure the efficient running of on and off-campus department productions.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Serve as Production Coordinator for studio and mainstage productions
    • Draft, monitor, and maintain production budgets and schedules
    • Lead production meetings and provide ongoing follow-up to production issues
    • Attend select tech and dress rehearsals, and strikes to provide management support
    • Supervise distribution of production budgetary funds
    • Initiate and coordinate requisitions for props, costumes, electrics, etc.
    • Manage expense reports, petty cash, purchase orders, requisition forms, and credit card purchases associated with productions
    • Negotiate and arrange for rentals (lighting, props, sound, costume) in consultation with designers and Technical Director
    • Arrange for pick-ups, deliveries and returns, and supervise packing and returns for rental packages as needed
    • Coordinate use of rehearsal props and materials among productions
    • Assist faculty in supervising and coordinating student crews to unload rentals and purchases as needed
    • Recruit and coordinate over-hire staff in consultation with Technical Director, Operations Director and design faculty
    • Provide management coverage for non-Theatre department events in the Theresa Lang Theatre as needed in consultation with FAPA Operations Director

    REQUIREMENTS

    Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree and have a minimum of three years professional experience in production management, technical theatre production, and/or stage management. 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.

    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.

    How to Apply:

    Application review begins June 1, 2018 and continues until position is filled.  Send letter, resume and three current reference contacts to: theatrestaffsearch@mmm.edu

     

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

     

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

     

  • Security Guard

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

    Under general supervision, provides a security presence at assigned post and/or by patrolling the facility and grounds in order to detect and deter incidents related to the safety and security of the Marymount Manhattan’s students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus and/or dorms.  This position reports to the Security Director or his/her designee. The Department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    CHARACTERISTICS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide protection of individuals and/or property from harm, theft or other unlawful activity.
    • Provide deterrence, observation, detection and/or reporting of incidents in order to prevent any unlawful or unauthorized activity.
    • Provides information and assistance to faculty, staff, students, and visitors, directing them to the proper individuals, offices, or areas.
    • Conducts identification checks at various points and locations, as appropriate.
    • Assist in monitoring an electronic surveillance system.
    • Assists, as needed, with crowd control, building evacuations, fire and fire drills, elevator failure, power outages, and the like.
    • Performs key lock duties of various offices, laboratories, classrooms, et al., locking and unlocking such areas as instructed; also, verifies the secure closure of various buildings, as required.
    • Contacts Supervisor, as necessary, in situations that may warrant the summoning of outside assistance, e.g., fire, ambulance, police, etc.
      Contacts Supervisor, as necessary, when unsafe or hazardous conditions are observed on campus.
      Prepares reports and maintains appropriate logs of activities and incidents, as directed.
    • Perform general security duties as assigned and write related reports.
    • Check all properties being removed to ensure that the removal is authorized and accompanied by proper paper work
    • Present a neat and professional appearance in uniform at all times
    • Perform duties at any MMC location and perform any shift deemed necessary.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum of 1-year work experience
    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Valid New York State Security Guard License required. This license must also be maintained as a requirement of continued employment.
    • Previous experience in security operations
    • Individual should have excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work nights and/or weekends
    • Ability to handle typical and crisis situations efficiently and effectively.
    • Adheres to the Dept of State mandate for Security Guards -1992
    • Ability to walk, stand or sit for prolonged periods.
    • Moderate physical activity and requires handling of average-weight objects.

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

    How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to:HR@mmm.edu