Program Associate

1 month ago
Job ID
2017-9938
Beren- Lexington & 33rd St
Employee Classification
Exempt
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

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 6,000 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:

Reporting to the Executive Director of Academic Programs, the Program Associate will be responsible for all academic programs in the Katz School with locations on the Wilf and Beren Campus.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop course schedules for graduate programs
  • Participate in the annual filings for accreditation bodies
  • Evaluate and catalog official program handbooks, proposals, and other academic documents
  • Partner with publishers on faculty requests and ensure compliance with Federal requirement for posting required books/materials every semester
  • Create and maintain a variety of confidential and sensitive data such as student records, faculty files, health forms, and teaching evaluations
  • Liaise with the registrar for semester classroom assignments, data needs, and operational tasks
  • May hire and train student employees
  • Manage logistics and office needs for administrative departments and academic programs
  • Coordinate faculty conferences and travel; manage expenses to established budgets
  • Complete other tasks and duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Experience and Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years related experience preferably in a fast-paced environment supporting academic programs

Skills and Competencies:

  • Project and time management skills
  • Excellent written, organizational and communication skills
  • Team spirit and ability to work in a startup environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and work independently

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