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October 15, 2014

Position:  Graduate Assistant
Department: Student Activities

The Student Activities Office at Manhattanville College is seeking a Graduate Assistant.  The Graduate Assistant is supervised by the Programming Coordinator for Student Activities. He/She works closely with the office professional staff by aiding in providing well-rounded co-curricular programs and activities campus wide. He/She is responsible for a variety of projects related to Student Involvement, Intramurals and Leadership Development for the Office of Student Activities. The expected amount of work hours will range from 25 hours per week with a large portion geared towards weekend coverage. Hours are to be agreed upon between the Graduate Assistant and the Programming Coordinator. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday between 9 AM and 6 PM to include weekend coverage of events. Graduate Assistant would need to be very flexible regarding weekend coverage as the times and days will vary based on the events/needs. Summer responsibilities are a required part of this position and will be established in consultation with the Programming Coordinator.



  • Work closely with the Programming Coordinator for Student Activities to implement and assess campus wide programming and encourage/advise student organizations in planning, implementing, and assessing programs to meet these goals.
  • Develop an intramural program that includes planning, scheduling, implementing and assessing a wide range of leagues, competitions and events for Mville students and the campus community. This includes: recruitment, hiring, training and evaluation of student workers, coordination of facilities, planning a comprehensive program not to exclude any student with the desire to participate, and promoting events to campus using flyers, emails, social media, and website development.
  • Assist with Student Activities functions such as Orientation, Club Fair, Fall Fest, Quad Jam, Club Calendar Planning Meeting and Leadership activities, etc.
  • Attend Office of Student Activities staff meetings, weekly one-on-one meetings, training sessions, and all appropriate retreats, workshops, or seminars assigned by the Office of Student Activities.
  • Update department's website, monitor and post to social media sites, the digital board and create office newsletter.
  • Provide coverage for intramurals/weekend events, assist students with needs and concerns regarding events.
  • Collect data and mange statistics of events.
  • Participate as department and division team member.
  • Assume any other responsibilities assigned by the Programming Coordinator or Associate Director of Student Activities.


  • A stipend of $4000 ($2000 each semester) and payment for tuition credits for two (3) credit courses for the academic year (fall, winter intersession and spring).

Application Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a matriculated graduated student at Manhattanville College. Students enrolled in graduate programs at other institutions are encouraged to apply but will not receive payment for tuition credits. 


  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Have an understanding of student club/organization events, campus programming and Intramural Sports.
  • Experience in a leadership position in student activities, campus programming and sports management is desirable.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to organize a continuous flow of work in a timely manner and meet mandatory guidelines.
  • Ability to independently manage a variety of tasks with frequent interruptions and shifting priorities
  • Candidate must have supervisory experience and professional skills necessary to supervise student staff.
  • Problem solving skills sufficient to analyze information and/or situations to come to appropriate conclusions and consistently incorporate sound judgment and decision making skills to offer appropriate options and resolutions.
  • Be a supportive team member in a diverse environment.
  • Have excellent computer skills.

For consideration, send cover letter and resume to humanresources@mville.edu.

September 26, 2014

Position:  Counselor
Department: Financial Aid

Manhattanville College is seeking a Financial Aid Counselor to assist in the administration of federal, state and institutional aid programs for a diverse population of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. The successful candidate will provide financial aid counseling and processing services.


  • Provide financial aid counseling to students and parents regarding application procedures and eligibility requirements for various student aid programs (federal, state and institutional aid) and assist student and their families with completion of application forms.
  • Process financial aid including file review, application verification, and need analysis. Requires ability to use professional judgment when processing financial aid packaging.
  • Represent the Financial Aid Office at various on and off-campus recruiting functions, financial aid information sessions, and internal committee meetings as assigned.
  • Collect, review and coordinate the progress of appeals for additional aid. Act as Recording Secretary of the Committee on Appeals.
  • Process financial aid for international students and work with International Admissions to communicate with prospective international students and their families about the financial aid process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time.


  • A Bachelor's Degree is required.
  • 2 years' experience in a Financial Aid setting is required. Experience in a NYS TAP eligible institution is preferred.
  • Experience with a student information system and strong knowledge of MS Office, particularly Word and Excel, is required. Experience with Ellucian Colleague, ELM, COD, and NSLDS is preferred.
  • A fluent bi-lingual speaker of Spanish is preferred.

For consideration, send cover letter and resume to humanresources@mville.edu.

September 9, 2014

Position:  Staff Psychologist
Department: Counseling Center

Manhattanville College Counseling Department is seeking a Staff Psychologist Position. This is a full time ten month clinical position.


  • Provide individual, group psychotherapy and collateral sessions.
  • Conduct psycho-diagnostic assessments and evaluations
  • Provide outreach trainings (i.e. RA's, RD's training, faculty training)
  • Provide programming and outreach activities for Manhattanville College Students
  • Crisis intervention counseling
  • Consultation with students, staff, faculty and administrators
  • Communication with parents, referral resources and local hospitals
  • Attend Meetings, participate on college committees as needed
  • Write reports, evaluations, patient notes and assessments.
  • Participate in phase one and two orientation.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development activities
  • Participate in one hour of individual weekly clinical supervision with Director of Counseling Center
  • Attend two hour weekly staff meetings.
  • Liaison with other departments
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Counseling


A Doctoral Degree in clinical or counseling psychology, completed APA accredited internship and previous experience in College Counseling preferred.

A completed application must contain a letter of application, resume or vita, and the names of three references along with their addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses. The review of materials will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Please send application materials to humanresources@mville.edu.

September 2, 2014

Position: Founder's Hall Resident Director

Department: Residence Life

Residence Life at Manhattanville College is seeking a Resident Director. He/She will oversee the management of a 400-bed, corridor style residence hall, and the development of programs, activities, and policies to improve the overall community within the area. Supervise, develop, and evaluate nine Resident Advisors. Act as a conduct hearing officer in adjudicating policy violations. This is a 12-month, full time, live-in position with on-duty responsibilities and requires regular evening and weekend hours. The primary goal of this position is to establish a residential community that is conducive to the academic and non-academic development of students.


Supervision Responsibilities

  • Supervise RAs and evaluate their performance on an on-going informal basis, and through written performance appraisals.
  • Hold regular individual and staff meetings to discuss on-going progress and concerns in the hall.
  • Assist in planning and implementing programs and staff development opportunities for RA staff.
  • Supervise, support, and attend activities sponsored by the RA staff.
  • Assist in RA recruitment, selection, and placement.
  • Support and attend all orientation, training and in-service programs

Student Development Responsibilities

  • Develop a rapport with and knowledge of residents in building.
  • Provide opportunities for personal and educational growth and development.
  • Be aware of residents' personal, disciplinary, and academic problems; counsel and refer where appropriate; document and follow-up.
  • Participate in regular building meetings as needed.
  • Encourage and educate students to be responsible for their own safety and security, and be respectful of the rights of to others and the residence facility.
  • Respond to policy violations.
  • Support student participation in Residence Hall Association and co-curricular activities.

Facilities & Operations Responsibilities

  • Assume responsibility for the maintenance of residence hall facilities in cooperation with Physical Plant.
  • Maintain accurate records including room condition reports, maintenance requests, furniture inventories, supplies, etc.
  • Handle distribution, collection, and inventory of keys.
  • Work closely with Physical Plant to handle maintenance requests.
  • Conduct Health & Safety Inspections and pre-opening/closing room checks to assess damage/repair and follow through with student billing process, maintenance requests, and documentation.
  • Assist with all openings and closings of the residence hall; including the beginning and end of each semester and all vacation periods.
  • Participate in the room selection process.

Conduct & Administrative Responsibilities

  • Serve as a primary conduct hearing office for resident incidents and policy violations.
  • Assist in the creation, implementation, & enforcement of departmental and College policies and procedures.
  • Plan and participate in professional and staff development activities and meetings.
  • Create and coordinate divisional/ departmental programs and projects as assigned.
  • Oversee building and/or committee budgets as allocated by Director/Assistant Director of Residence Life
  • Respond to student needs and emergency situations as part of Resident Director on-duty rotation.
  • Active participation in departmental and campus committees.
  • Assess the progress made within the community through an end of the semester report, this includes programming, student conduct, and other office initiatives.
  • Assume other responsibilities as assigned.

Auxiliary Responsibilities

  • Advise the Resident Advisor Motivation Squad (RAMS).
  • Coordinate and supervise residential facility maintenance needs throughout the year with the support of two student maintenance workers.
  • Inventory furniture and propose new purchases to the Assistant Director of Residence Life.
  • Coordinate with the Assistant Director of Residence Life on execution and implementation of room selection.
  • Serve as the liaison for all groups and organizations that utilize the residence halls during the summer months.
  • Coordinate live-in summer conference groups (roughly 12) and their use of the Residence Halls.
  • Hire, train, and supervise summer student maintenance and conference staff.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director / Assistant Director of Residence Life.


Master's degree or full time professional experience in residential life is required. Previous supervisory experience and experience managing student conduct issues and a demonstrated understanding of issues facing college students are preferred. The RD must be a team player and be willing to work with students, faculty and staff. The RD must possess the ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. The RD must have a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and success in creating inclusive communities. The RD must have experience with and knowledge of student leadership. The RD must be able to solve problems and handle multiple tasks and priorities. The RD must have good planning, administrative, organizational, supervisory, and budget-management skills. The RD must be able to work independently and make complex decisions based on knowledge of departmental and College policies and procedures. Excellent written and oral communication skills and a sense of humor are a must. Candidates must hold a valid driver's license.

For consideration, send cover letter and resume to humanresources@mville.edu.