Graduate Assistant for the School of Professional Studies
The School of Professional Studies at Manhattanville College is seeking a Graduate Assistant. The Graduate Assistantship are available to fully matriculated graduate students who possess demonstrated skills that will benefit the School of Professional Studies.
Due to the limited number of assistantships, the program is competitive. Positions will be reviewed each semester and changed as necessary based upon institutional needs and priorities. Candidates will be chosen on the basis of their application, schedule and the needs of the department. Needs may change by semester or session.
During the period of the assistantship, the cost of tuition for six (6) credits will be earned in exchange for 200 hours of work during the agreed upon semester. Please note most work will be during working business hours. The hours must be completed prior to receiving reimbursement for six (6) credits. The monies earned as a result of the assistantship may be taxable and students will receive tax form at the end of the calendar year for tax reporting purposes. Students will continue to be responsible for fees and textbook costs during their assistantships.
Responsible for assisting with all aspects of administrative, marketing, admissions and recruitment processes including but not limited to the following functions:
Maintains familiarity with admissions, registration, and academic program requirements and procedures.
Maintains, edits, and updates content on the School of Professional Studies website pages.
Assists with the maintenance of the inquiry and application database, including inputting of data through the stages of admissions up through and including inquiry, application, acceptance, confirmation.
Assists with the SPS academic, administrative, newsletter, social media sites and events calendars.
Assists with the follow up of prospective students and helps to guide them through the admissions and registration process.
Assists the program directors with evaluations, status reporting, and communications as needed.
Assists to maintain and update materials and credentials for admission and coordinate the distribution of targeted materials and literature, prospective students, in-person and digitally.
Assist with creating, editing and updating marketing materials and communication pieces (print and digital) and proactively manage the currency and dynamics of the SPS social media sites.
Assist with the marketing and execution of all open houses and other SPS events as well as attend them. Most events are in the evenings with occasional weekends.
Provide support and assistance to the School of Professional Studies staff as needed.
Microsoft Office Proficiency
Excellent Customer Service
Attention to detail
Experience with: Wordpress, Drupal, Salesforce and social media platforms.
Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) at Manhattanville College seeks a FT Registered Nurse to practice ten months per year, 35 hrs/wk (M-F, 9a-5p), in a college-based outpatient setting. This position is located in Health Services within Student Health and Counseling Services and reports to the Assistant Director of Student Health and Counseling and Associate Dean of Student Health and Counseling.
BSN with active and clear licensing in NYS
Graduate degree from accredited program
Minimum of 2 yrs experience as a Registered Nurse
Current provider card in Basic Life Support (BLS)
Able to use AED
Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is appreciated.
Specific Clinical and Administrative Functions:
Assess the health needs of students, provide immediate and follow-up care as needed
Knowledge of NYS immunization requirements
Knowledge, understanding and compliance with HIPAA/FERPA
Maintain ethical standards and code of conduct
Initiate referrals to specialty services and foster continuity of care.
Conduct a comprehensive review of medical history, physical examinations
Documentation: progress notes, intake/discharge summaries, documentation of important findings/diagnoses/assessments, psychosocial history
Complete necessary paperwork and reports, filing, and organizing reports accurately and in a timely manner
Monitor, record and report assessment findings (symptoms and changes in health status) and interventions
Communicate findings in your assessment to students and designated providers (HIPAA/FERPA compliance)
Participate in the collection and recording of student health documents that qualify with NYS as immunization and assessment compliant
Assist with answering phones, scheduling, and triaging
Perform additional office support duties as assigned
Coordinate with the Student Health and Counseling team and other staff/faculty as necessary and appropriate.
Develop therapeutic relationships with students, college staff/faculty, and referral sources in the community.
Maintain a positive, compassionate bedside manner
Perform point of care tests including: blood samples, fingersticks, Urine Hcg, EKG’s,etc.
Attend and participate in meetings, student education sessions, special events, orientations, etc. as needed (evenings and weekends may be included)
Provide teaching in the areas of health promotion, disease prevention, maintenance, and management of acute/chronic diseases and participate in regular health events to contribute to the wellbeing of the student body
Physical Demands – ability to perform tasks involving standing, walking, lifting, climbing stairs, moderate physical effort, lifting and maneuvering patients, occasionally must reach above head and carry medium weight equipment
Work Environment/Hazards – exposure to communicable diseases, blood and blood products, illness, sharp instruments and needles, and electricity when in clinical areas.
Health Services is closed when school is closed
Excellent clinical skills
Strong oral and written skills
Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a diverse group of students and colleagues
Understand and appreciate the intellectual, emotional, social and psychological development of a diverse community of students
Maintain a holistic perspective about health and wellness
Health program development and implementation
Intermediate level of proficiency with PC/Computer skills
Strong level of comfort with using different types of technology on a daily basis
Competent in computer skills: typing, EHR experience, iPad, iPhone Apps
Report for regular office hours and when necessary, work beyond business hours to meet program or staffing needs, as needed.
The Residence Director at Manhattanville College is a 12 month, live-in position. As staff members who facilitate student and staff development, policy enforcement, and crisis management; Residence Directors fulfill an integral role within our department, as they shape the residential student experience on campus. All Residence Directors are supervised by the Assistant Director.
Supervise 8-12 undergraduate Resident Advisors
Assist with the recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation of undergraduate staff
Plan and facilitate training sessions, staff development activities, and on-going professional development for Resident Assistants
Develop meaningful working relationships with Resident Advisors by facilitating regular one-on-one meetings and staff meetings
Provide on-going feedback to Resident Advisors and complete performance evaluations
Community and Student Leadership Development
Be an active and engaged member of your community
Provide leadership for community development within your building, by motivating staff to foster a sense of belonging
Create opportunities for growth by being a role model, confronting student behavior, enforcing community standards, and providing leadership opportunities within the community
Serve as a resource and referral agent for students’ academic, identity, and social needs
Support traditionally underrepresented students by being aware of the needs of various student populations and creating an inclusive community which celebrates difference
Work collaboratively with facilities and security personnel to create a safe environment that is conducive for learning
Advise student groups; including the recruitment and training of members as well as the promotion of activities and involvement in campus life
Student Conduct and Crisis Management
Serve as a conduct hearing officer
Responsible for interpreting and upholding the university’s rules and regulations in a developmental manne
Serve in an on-call rotation for a population of 950 residential student
Respond to crisis situations, such as medical or facilities related emergencies, behavioral concerns, and mental health situations
Administrative and Departmental Responsibilities
Assist with all opening and closings of the residence halls; including the beginning and end of each semester and vacation periods.
Oversee administrative tasks related to inventory, damage billing, maintenance, keys, fire safety, and health and safety inspections, and security of the building
Oversee building and committee budgets as allocated by the Director of Residence Life & Conference Services
Collaborate with Physical Plant to track and respond to facilities related concerns within the community
Lead or participate in departmental functions, projects, or committees; including but not limited to community development initiatives, operations management, staff selection and training, assessment initiatives, hosing selection, and conference services.
Actively participate in professional development activities by creating an annual professional development plan with the assistance of supervisor
Represent the department on university-wide committees
Participate in staff training and development opportunities offered by the department and the Division of Student Affairs
Be an engaged member of the profession by being aware of current trends in Student Affairs and Higher Education
Be involved in regional and national professional organizations and, when possible, attend local, regional, and national conferences
Master’s Degree required, with residential life experience strongly preferred. This is an entry-level position where strong candidates will demonstrate experience in student and community development; supervision and staff training; advising student groups; creation and implementation of management systems; crisis response; and previous work with diverse populations.
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, as well as experience with and knowledge of student leadership development. The RD must have good planning, administrative, organizational, supervisory, budget-management skills. The RD must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
This is a 52-week live-in position, which requires evening and weekend work, plus on-call responsibilities. The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check, have a valid driver’s license and be willing to drive students in university vans.
Climb stairs and walk/stand for extended periods of time
Maneuver objects of substantial weight
Respond promptly to late night hours and remain alert in a fast pace environment.
Make complex decisions based on knowledge of departmental and College policies and procedures
Competitive salary with standard College benefits, including fully-furnished apartment, tuition waiver and a generous vacation package.
This is an immediate opening. Thus, resumes will be reviewed daily until all vacant positions are filled. For consideration, send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. In your letter of interest, we encourage you to address any experience you have working with residential curriculum, living learning and/or themed communities.