Administrator, Office of Student Services

2 weeks ago(1/7/2018 10:04 PM)
Job ID
2017-9990
Cardozo-5th Ave & 12th St
Employee Classification
Exempt
Department
Cardozo Law School
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

ABOUT US

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our Center for Rights and Justice.  Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law, civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.

 

A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.

 

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 position reports to the Director of Student Services & Advising. The Administrator will assist students and participate in the administration of office programs and projects.

 

Along with a resume, please submit a cover letter explaining your interest, relevant qualifications and salary expectations. Unfortunately, resumes alone will not be considered.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare materials for law school exams and participate in administration
  • Manage office involvement in student health insurance program
  • Interact with students and assist them in resolving problems
  • Work with student groups and leaders
  • Administer events program
  • Assist in developing and implementing student programming
  • Review periodicals and mailings to identify relevant information for Dean, Director and students
  • Process course evaluations and other surveys
  • Update student guides, office materials and maintain office websites and databases
  • Assist directors of all departments within the Division of Student Affairs, including Office of Student Service & Advising, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, and Academic Support
  • Develop resources for students
  • Assist in preparation of ABA and NALP statistics
  • Manage scheduling for the office
  • Handle other tasks as designated by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Educational Background: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Relevant experience and/or demonstrated interest in administrative work and higher education student populations required

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required
  • Outstanding attention to detail and superior organizational skills required
  • Ability to engender enthusiasm and make students feel comfortable and welcome
  • Outstanding computer skills, including fluency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), comfort with database usage, and ability to learn additional applications as needed

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