Center for Inclusion Part-Time Program Coordinator
Manhattanville College Center for Inclusion is seeking a Part-Time Program Coordinator. The Coordinator is an integral member of the Center, developing and implementing diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives. The Program Coordinator will assist in the daily operations of the Center; and support, promote and empower traditionally underrepresented and minoritzed students at Manhattanville College. In addition, this person will co-advise and provide programmatic support to the Council of Cultural Clubs and Organizations. The position reports to the Director of the Center for Inclusion.
Programming and Student Engagement
Plan and implement D & I programs for Manhattanville College students. Programs include: Real Talk/ Tea Time, Cultural Exploration Field Trips, and Valiant Thursdays.
Develop a master calendar of pf programs and events for the Center.
Co-advise and support the Council of Cultural Clubs and Organizations in developing heritage month and cultural celebration programs. Including, but not limited to: Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, Native American Heritage Month, Transgender Awareness Week, African Heritage/Black History Month, Women’s History Month, LGBTQ Pride, and Asian American Pacific Islander Desi Heritage Month.
Assist the Director with the coordination and facilitation of the Manhattanville Intercultural Competency Program (MICCP) to increase cultural competence.
Actively promote the work of the Center for Inclusion to campus and community partners.
Administrative and Departmental Responsibilities
Develop goals and assess program effectiveness with Director.
Assist Director in gathering feedback on department programs and campus climate.
Attend divisional and College wide meetings as necessary.
Participate in College-wide functions, such as open houses, new student days, etc.
Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters preferred.
Minimum of two years or prior experience working in a higher education and implementing diversity and inclusion programs required.
Experience working with students and/or other groups to plan and coordinate programs and workshops.
Understanding of and interest in working with a diverse student population, staff and faculty.
Strong communication, interpersonal, multi-tasking, and organizational skills.
The MFA in Creative Writing at Manhattanville College is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide support to the Director of Creative Writing Graduate Degree Program. The Assistant is adept in social media, has excellent writing skills, is able to multi-task and think strategically in a demanding, creative environment. Some graphic design experience is desirable. The ideal candidate will have a literary background or interest in creative writing and literature. This position is part-time, 15 hours a week, and hourly pay is $20.00.
Maintains the MFA program’s social media platforms and assists in production of marketing materials, both digital and print.
Performs day-to-day administrative operations of the MFA program, including establishing filing systems and assembling reports and information for the Director.
Provides support specifically for general budget and accounting inquiries that include invoices, check requisitions, adjunct contracts, honoraria, and purchase requisitions.
Manages Program Events Calendar and supports the Director in planning, executing and tracking speakers, presenters, and events.
Assists in student advising by keeping track of students’ academic progress, updating advisee lists, updating alumni lists, and assisting in the admissions and registration process.
Serves as receptionist and host for the Creative Writing Center and the MFA Director’s office; manages calls to the Director's office from internal and external constituents.
Assists in preparation of special projects, reports, or presentations as requested by the Director.
Produces regular communications (newsletters, email blasts) between MFA Program and its constituencies
Assists in oversight of student workers
Assists in production and distribution of MFA publications
Performs other duties that may be assigned from time to time
Bachelor's degree and a minimum two years of office and administrative support experience.
Demonstrated ability to manage social media communications and promotions
Exceptional communication and writing skills are essential. A literary background is preferred.
Excellent organizational ability; ability to meet deadlines and relate to all levels of personnel.
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of InDesign and video editing software a plus. Willingness and ability to learn new applications as necessary.
Ability to manage both planned and unplanned events and nimbleness necessary to deal with unforeseen circumstances while maintaining a positive professional demeanor at all times.