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Position Title: Program Administrator
Requisition Number: 0206072402
Location New York City
Position Type: Administrative
Position Status: Full-Time
Department: PSD/School of Art, Media and Technology/Faculty

Parsons School of Design, a college of The New School, seeks a Program Administrator in the School of Art, Media, and Technology (AMT) .

The Program Administrator must be able to develop and implement systems to support the programs. The Program Administrator must also possess strong organizational and communication skills and be a flexible and collaborative member of the AMT administrative team.

- Planning and execution of program public and private events.
- Oversight of program calendar and academic communications, media promotion and public relations, including content for the AMT website.
- Committee management including agenda setting, coordination with other schools and offices, communications and reporting.
- Budget implementation, expense reporting, and travel support for program directors and guests.
- Implement systems to support program leadership.
- Primary liaison for a suite of AMT programs to university offices including Admissions, Advising, and Marketing & Communications.
- Administration of curricular projects and external partnerships including project management.
- Manage program alumni affairs and student groups and coordinate with faculty representation and university offices.
- Provide program data and support to Manager, Course Planning and Manager, Part-Time Faculty Affairs.
- Additional tasks and committees as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree with equivalent experience required.
- Prior experience with project management and supervision of student employees.
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, close attention to detail, and strong organizational and time management abilities.
- The ability to be self-directed, flexible, proactive, think creatively, and work as a part of an administrative team.
- Prior experience in higher education and/or event planning preferred.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Apps and social media platforms.
- Experience with Wordpress and Adobe Creative Suite desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with project management.

Job Family: Parsons The New School for Design
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Posting Date: 09/11/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

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  1. What is your desired salary range?
    • $35,000 - $40,000
    • $40,000 - $45,000
    • $45,000 - $50,000
    • $50,000 - $55,000
    • $55,000+

Optional & Required Documents

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  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
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