July 16, 2014
Position: Admissions Counselor
Department: Undergraduate Admissions
The Admissions Department at Manhattanville College is seeking an Undegraduate Admission Counselor. The purpose of this entry level position is to promote the institution within assigned territory to successfully increase the number of prospective students enrolling in and graduating from Manhattanville College as well as meeting the recruitment and retention goals identified by the College's Strategic Plan.
Principle duties and responsibilities are solely recruitment based:
- Visit all private, prep and appropriate public schools in assigned territory
- Represent Manhattanville College at all college fairs in territory
- Maintain consistent contact with inquiries from territory through telecounseling and email
- Maintain contacts with applicants to assist in converting them to enrolled students
- Heavy day, night and weekend travel for 3-6 months per year
- Call all inquiries from territory
- Attend staff meetings
- Achieve application, admit, and enrolled goals for territory
- Gain knowledge of Target X software
- Conduct both small and large group information sessions at high schools and on campus
- Adhere to the NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice
- Perform additional job-related duties as assigned by the Associate/Director of Undergraduate Admissions
- Bachelor's Degree required
- Willing and able to travel domestically and internationally
- Work extended hours including nights and weekends
- Valid driver's license required
- The successful candidate will be a team player, who is goal driven and detail-oriented
- The successful candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
- Additionally, the candidate should be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task
- Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office
- Experience working with Target X/Sales Force is preferred
For consideration, send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
June 23, 2014
Position: Graduate Assistantship
Department: Graduate Admissions School of Education
Status: Part-Time Position (20 hrs/week)
The Graduate Admissions School of Education at Manhattanville College is seeking a Graduate Assistantship. The major function of this position is the implementation of all aspects of the admissions process for all prospective graduate students.
- Greeting and welcoming prospective students.
- Maintaining a comprehensive inquiry and application database in Contact Management systems which includes inputting data from inquiry to application to acceptance stages of admissions, also inputting marketing data and Open House information
- Setting up and tracking admissions files including flagging incomplete files and soliciting prospective students by phone or email.
- Circulating files to the admissions committee and fielding all questions re the files.
- Liaison with Graduate Advising office, Financial Aid office and Registrar
- Execution of all admissions letters, packets and copies to various offices
- Distribution of scholarship letters to appropriate offices
- Handles all phone calls - answer phones, returns phone inquiries, and assists students and forwards to appropriate person when necessary
- Inputs and distributes mail and faxes
- Coordinate packet distribution and other marketing materials.
- Monitor schedules; create appointments, and recruitment/events calendars.
- Following up with accepted students as directed
- Manage all e-mail inquiries and communication with prospects
- Maintains inventory and orders all office supplies and marketing materials
- Coordinates with Graduate Advising to update program sheets
- Maintains "dead" files in storage room
- Proficiency with Word and some knowledge of Access and other database programs helpful.
- Superior interpersonal and clerical skills.
- Experience in working on a multi-disciplinary team.
- Willingness to work some weeknights and weekend events
- Bachelor's degree
For consideration, send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
June 9, 2014
Position: Administrative Assistant
Department: School of Business
The School of Business at Manhattanville College is seeking an Administrative Assistant. She/He is responsible for supporting all activities necessary to insure the smooth functioning of School of Business (SoB).
- Manage day-to-day office activities, such as: scheduling appointments, answering phones, receiving visitors, generating and managing office correspondence, processing payments, Adjunct and Guest Lecturer contracts, supply orders and disseminating department information
- Assist the Program Directors by coordinating and overseeing logistics for classes
- Support database maintenance and updates (contact information, evaluations, list serves)
- Facilitate all transactional requirements for the onboarding of faculty, advisement and registration of students, maintenance of faculty and student support for the duration of classes
- Update faculty and student spread sheets as well as maintaining current electronic email databases for them.
- Organize and maintain files and record keeping systems.
- Develop and maintain sound and productive relationships with all interfacing personnel and departments supporting a positive and progressive view of GPS
- Supervise student workers
- Handle special projects and perform other job duties and responsibilities as requested.
- Ability to multi-task, work a flexible schedule, exhibit initiative and a "can-do" attitude.
- Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines set by multiple direct reports
- Must be a fast learner with excellent written and oral communication skills
- Proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel and experience with university systems and databases such as registration, governance, and operations systems
- Superior interpersonal skills, including discretion, tact and confidentiality, with an ability to work well with students, faculty and administrative staff
- Detail oriented
- Display initiative with a proactive approach to problem-solving
- Dependability and consistency
- Experience using social media desirable
- Bachelor's degree
- 3 years experience in a professional office environment
- Familiarity with academe a strong plus
For consideration, send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
May 6, 2014
Position: Mathematics and Tutoring Coordinator
Department: Academic Resource Center (ARC)
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) at Manhattanville College is seeking a Mathematics and Tutoring Coordinator. The Coordinator will plan, direct, and coordinate programs to enhance student achievement in the fields of mathematics and other disciplines, through a variety of support services including individual and group tutoring led by the Coordinator as well as by professional and peer tutors. In addition, the coordinator will facilitate a variety of support services including individual and group tutoring and supplemental instruction across all disciplines. The coordinator will be responsible for hiring, training, and supervising the professional and student staff. The coordinator reports directly to the Director of the Academic Resource Center.
- Conduct individual and group mathematics tutoring sessions.
- Work with the Mathematics/Computer Science Department in developing campus improvement in mathematics and computer science by staying abreast of curriculum changes and implementation of new technology.
- Develop and review ongoing assessment of services in order to analyze and ensure success of students receiving services.
- Coordinate with the Mathematics Department in order to monitor grades of students taking Mathematics for the Liberal Arts, Precalculus, Calculus I, and Calculus II, and provide outreach to at-risk students.
- Visit all sections of Mathematics for the Liberal Arts, Introduction to College Mathematics, Calculus I and Calculus II to present services provided by the ARC.
- Develop and present workshops in mathematics to improve and support retention in mathematics courses.
- Provide support to students needing assistance with computer-symbolic mathematics program (wxMaxima) required for assignments.
- Establish and maintain campus-wide relationships with students, faculty and staff.
- Actively serve/participate in professional development to keep up-to-date with information in the field and disseminate information to professional and student staff.
- Plan and coordinate programs to better serve students in coordination with the ARC Director.
- Recruit, train, develop and evaluate professional and student staff (Supplemental Instructors and Peer Tutors) in mathematics and computer science.
- Recruit, train, develop and evaluate Supplemental Instructors and Peer Tutors;
- Develop and review ongoing assessment of services in order to analyze and ensure success of students receiving services;
- Track peer tutoring assignments by way of follow-up on tutor requests;
- Data input of Supplemental Instructors and Peer Tutoring hours into ARC spreadsheet;
- Check and monitor Supplemental Instructors and Peer Tutors logs to approve time sheets;
- Establish and maintain campus-wide relationships with students, faculty and staff;
- Attend CAS staff meetings;
- Other duties as assigned by the Director.
- Master's Degree required in Mathematics and/or Math Education
- Minimum of 2 years as an instructor or tutor
- Teaching and tutoring skills
- Knowledge of statistical and research methods
- Experience in conducting workshops on skills related to math, math anxiety, and test taking
- Computer skills: wxMaxima, Blackboard, Moodle, Microsoft Word, Excel
- Excellent communication (written and oral), organizational, coaching, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills with students, faculty, and staff
- Ability to work in a group and independently
For consideration, submit a cover letter, a resume, and names of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.