• Student Life Coordinator

    Posting Date 1 month ago(4/19/2018 10:40 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-10072
    Employee Classification
    Non-Exempt/Non-Union
    Department
    Student Affairs
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Campus : Location
    US-NY-New York
  • ABOUT US

    Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  

     

    We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

     

    The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

     

    The Position:

     

    The Coordinator of Student Life coordinates activities, programs and functions of the Office of Student Life.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work closely with senior staff to coordinate undergraduate events as well as student club and student council run events, including program development, logistics, correspondence, marketing and promotional activities 
    • Plan, execute and implement innovative programs for Shabbat and Jewish holidays on campus. Work with multiple offices/departments to arrange guests, program themes, and logistical details
    • Recruit, train, monitor, set schedule for and approve time cards of the Shabbat waitstaff
    • Plan, execute, implement and staff innovative service learning programs/missions. Work with multiple offices/departments to arrange program themes, logistical details and develop educational goals
    • Collaborate on programs for undergraduate leadership, time management and communication skills
    • Student Life main website page Content Manager
    • Facilitate undergraduate intercampus communication
    • Facilitate communication between students and staff
    • Develop and monitor budgets for student programs
    • Review project proposals or plans to determine timeframe, funding limitations, procedures, staffing needs and allotment of available resources to various phases of a project
    • Prepare and distribute reports as well as analyze the data
    • Develop metrics to measure the success of the programs
    • Additional tasks as assigned by supervisor

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience and Educational Background:

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 1-3 years of related experience is required

     

    Skills and Competencies

    • Advanced Microsoft office skills - Proficiency in Word, Excel, Publisher and Power Point
    • Capable in InDesign
    • Mac and PC proficient
    • Technologically competent (website CMS coding)
    • Ability to utilize Google forms, docs and spreadsheets
    • Excellent writing and organizational skills
    • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups
    • Develops effective relationships with peers, students and staff
    • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
    • Effectively manages own time and resources
    • Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems

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