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  • Academic Advisor

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

    Under the supervision of the Dean of Academic Advisement & Student Retention, the Academic Advisor will be responsible for advising new and continuing students on all academic policies, guidelines and requirements pertaining to the fulfillment of their degree programs. In addition, he/she will be expected to conduct transcript evaluations and work closely with transfers and international students. Also, as a member of the Advisement team, the Academic Advisor will also be required to work collaboratively with the Dean and other college administrators, in promoting and implementing various student success initiatives.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Advise and assist new and continuing students with course selection and registration, as well as advise them on all degree requirements, academic policies and procedures.
    • Conduct transcript evaluations for transfer students and assist them with their transition to the college.
    • Provide advisement support and training for faculty advisors, as needed or requested.
    • Work collaboratively with various offices, including the Registrar, Admission, Student Accounts, Financial Aid and Student Affairs, to further the objectives of academic advisement.
    • Work collaboratively with the Dean of Advisement and Student Retention and other administrators across the college, to promote and implement student retention and success strategies.
    • Produce and disseminate appropriate advisement literature related academic planning, curriculum requirements and other academic policies and procedures.
    • Perform periodic degree audits for individual students to assess and evaluate their current progress toward the satisfaction of their degree requirements.
    • Prepare customized reports for the Dean, faculty advisors, divisional chairs and other academic administrators, as needed or requested.
    • Conduct exit interviews with students seeking to withdraw permanently from the college.
    • Conduct periodic analysis of advisement-related data with the view of continuously improving our advisement delivery system.
    • Perform all other functions as assigned by the Dean of Academic Advisement & Student Retention.

     QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s degree in Higher Education or related fields (preferred)
    • 1-2 years of experience in the area of academic advisement
    • Some teaching or presentational experience preferred

     KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

    • Demonstrated experience in Word and Excel
    • Superb oral and written communications skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively with member of the Advisement team, as well as with faculty, administrators and other staff members
    • Ability to make balanced judgments and decisions
    • Ability to work well with individuals from diverse social and economic backgrounds

     

     Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

     

    How To Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Department of Human Resources

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71 Street

    New York, New York 10021

    hr@mmm.edu

  • Career Counselor/Employer Relations Coordinator

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

    The full-time position is responsible for providing career-related advice and career counseling to current students and recent alumni of the College, in addition to cultivating relationships with employers to secure new internship and post graduate job opportunities. The Employer Relations role is pivotal to this position.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Advising students on resume writing, cover letters, interview skills, job search strategies and other career-related topics.
    • Guiding students through the College’s CityEdge College to Career Programming.
    • Assisting in development and delivery of workshops on various career topics such as networking, social media in the job search, interviewing skills, how to maximize your major in the work-force, and time management amongst others.
    • Managing MMC Career Connection database of jobs, internships and volunteer positions.
    • Assisting in implementation of programming assessments. Creating, distributing and analyzing student surveys including the Graduate Exit Survey.
    • Assessing students’ values and interests using career inventories in order to provide advisement on career paths and professional development.
    • Working with pre-professional student clubs to provide assistance with programming, professional development and graduate school information.
    • Communicating effectively with all constituencies within the College.
    • Marketing Career Services events using multiple social media platforms.
    • Planning and executing college-wide events such as career fairs and MMC’s annual Career Summit.
    • Updating and cultivating alumni success stories and current internship stories for college-wide marketing.
    • Maintaining and update the Career Services webpage using LiveWhale.
    • Developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing employers.
    • Maintaining lists of jobs and internships for current students and recent graduates.
    • Planning employer events such as information sessions, site visits and tabling.
    • Ability to multitask between a variety of projects simultaneously.
    • Work with multiple offices in presenting MMC’s CityEdge programs each semester.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Education Requirements :

    • Master’s degree, in related field of higher education, preferred

     Other Requirements:

    • 1-4 years of experience in a higher education setting with some prior career counseling experience.
    • Experience working with students and understanding of issues related to careers and internships in a college or university setting.
    • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills desired.
    • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, LiveWhale, EventBrite, Simplicity and various social media required.

     

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Department of Human Resources

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • Director of Annual Giving & Planned Gifts

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

    This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing a comprehensive and aggressive Annual Fund program to generate annual gifts from alumnae/i, parents, students, faculty/staff, and friends. The primary efforts are focused on raising unrestricted annual gifts in support of the College’s operational budget. These processes include direct-mail distribution, Phonathons, a senior class gift campaign, parents’ fund, and a faculty/staff campus campaign, as well as managing a portfolio of Annual Fund leaders.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES:

    • Develop a strategic Annual Fund program structure and evaluate current process to determine effectiveness of efforts, while instituting creative and new initiatives to achieve annual giving goals.
    • Manage a group of 50-100 prospects with weekly/monthly goals for personal visits and giving total.
    • Define program regarding established Giving Societies including perks and recognition opportunities.
    • In collaboration with the Director of Alumni Relations, organize a class agent program with the goal of recruiting alumnae/i volunteers from each class year to assist with fundraising and event participation.
    • Institute weekly/monthly benchmarks and tracking goals to determine Annual Fund program effectiveness.
    • Foster the growth of best practices regarding donor relations and retention.
    • Collaborate with the Advancement Events Coordinator to assist with fundraising for the Annual Scholarship Benefit.
    • Work with Advancement Services Specialist to track results of appeals and Phonathons in order to analyze giving trends and determine successes and challenges.
    • Write appeal letter, brochure texts, ad copy for alumnae/i publications, and web site text, in collaboration with the Director of Communications.
    • Coordinate and manage acknowledgement process, including writing and distributing thank you letters, in collaboration with the Advancement Services Specialist.
    • Provide leadership and management of the Phonathon program and recruit, hire, and train 16-20 student callers throughout the academic year.
    • Update Annual Appeal news and events on MMC’s web site.
    • Coordinate materials for the Parents Fund and organize Parents Reception.
    • Together with the Office of Student Affairs and the Director of Alumni Relations, supervise fundraising for the Senior Class Gift.
    • Track expenses associated with the Annual Fund.
    • Direct a giving campaign surrounding events including Reunion and other alumnae/i and parent gatherings.
    • Attend various College and alumnae/i functions and events throughout the year including but not limited to fundraising and donor recognition events.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • 3-5 years of development experience preferred, especially in annual giving

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Proven success in fundraising
    • Excellent analytical skills and ability to determine success of various appeals
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to successfully market direct-mail pieces
    • Strong organizational skills, the ability to multitask and meet deadlines
    • Ability to self-start and strong attention to detail
    • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge
    • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

     

  • Director of Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC)

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

    The Director of the Counseling and Wellness Center has overall responsibility for the administration of mental health services to the student community and consultative services to the entire campus community. The director manages day-to-day operations of the center; supervises other counseling staff members—counselors, part-time psychiatrist and administrative assistant; provides training and education to administrators and faculty; participates on the Students of Concern and other committees; sets and executes mental health policies and procedures; conducts medical leave evaluations; oversees budgetary decisions; generates reports and keeps statistical records; and collaborates with the Assistant Director for Wellness in planning and carrying out outreach and wellness activities. In addition to administrative tasks, the director provides short-term individual psychotherapy to students.

     CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Manage day-to-day operations of the center.
    • Conducts initial evaluations and provides individual short-term psychotherapy to students, and conducts medical leave evaluations.
    • Supervises the CWC staff: Assistant Director for Wellness, Staff Psychologist and Training Coordinator, part-time psychiatrist and administrative assistant.
    • In collaboration with the Assistant Director for Wellness, plans and implements campus mental health programming.
    • In collaboration with the Staff Psychologist and Training Coordinator, recruits and supervises psychology externs and leads the externship didactic program.
    • Monitors psychiatric services and consults with part-time staff psychiatrist.
    • Oversees trainings and orientation programs, including for new students, resident advisors and peer advisors
    • Sets and executes mental health policies and procedures.
    • Conducts medical leave evaluations
    • In collaboration with the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Office of Residence Life, manages psychologically disturbed students and psychological crises.
    • Oversees the referral process, including establishing connections with outside agencies and community providers
    • Within the guidelines of confidentiality, consults with faculty and administrators regarding specific students’ needs and mental health issues Performs other duties, as assigned by the Vice President for Student Affairs

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education and Experience: PhD or PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program, completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship training program, and licensed or license-eligible in the state of New York; or licensed clinical social worker.  Experience working with college population is highly desired.

    Skills and Attributes:  Can work effectively with a diverse college student population. Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Can communicate effectively with all constituencies of Student Affairs and work collaboratively with colleagues throughout the Marymount Manhattan community. Can respond to emergencies outside of regular office hours.

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • Part-Time Mailroom Clerk

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

    The Mailroom Clerk picks up and drops off mail daily to the Post Office for the College; sorts, logs and distributes mail and courier packages. The Mailroom Clerk assists Mailroom Coordinators at 71st Street, the 55th Street Residence Hall and Cooper Square Residence Hall.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES:

    • Pick up and sort incoming mail from the Post Office.
    • Assist in the sorting of mail and delivery to all departments.
    • Work with the Mailroom Coordinator to complete all daily tasks.
    • Accept all incoming deliveries made via UPS, FedEx, etc., and scan all packages into the inbound tracking system, and delivers packages to respective departments.
    • Log all outgoing courier packages and contacts courier for pickup.
    • Post all outgoing mail-including certified or registered mail. Takes all mail to the Post Office
    • Copier maintenance – check paper/staples/toner in designated copiers.
    • Accept all deliveries for the College from vendors. Enters each package into inbound tracking system and is responsible for obtaining signatures for the Neotrak system and uploads all information into the system.
    • Assist the Mailroom Coordinator with other Mailroom duties as directed.
    • Act as backup when one of the Mailroom Coordinators is out.

     Residence Halls

    • Accepts all incoming deliveries made via UPS, FedEx, etc., and scan all packages into the inbound tracking system.
    • Sort and places incoming mail in student’s respective mailbox
    • Cancel subscriptions for students no longer residing at Residence Hall
    • Log out student packages to students upon ID verification and has student sign for package when working at the 55th Street or Cooper Square Residence Hall
    • Other duties as defined by the Director of Administrative Services.

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • High School diploma or equivalency.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Understanding of USPS regulations helpful
    • Ability to lift packages up to approximately 50 lbs.
    • Prior Mailroom experience helpful.
    • Flexible hours Monday-Friday; some nights and weekends

     Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. 

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Department of Human Resources

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

  • Student Financial Services Representative

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

    The Student Financial Service Representative is the College’s initial customer service contact between students, their parents, and three key student service areas: Registration and Records (Registrar), Student Accounts (Bursar) and Student Aid (Financial Aid). The position is located in the College’s “one-stop” Center for Student Services, and involves heavy daily contact with students, both by telephone and in person. The Representative addresses general inquiries about a multitude of student concerns that include but are not limited to: registration procedures, financial aid forms, deadlines, and requirements, requests for transcripts and student records, and inquiries regarding student invoices, payment plans and loans. The position requires some data entry, verifies different types of information, and refers less routine and more complex matters to the appropriate area. The position requires prompt, reliable, accurate and personalized service. The environment is fast-paced and lively.

    CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide cross-functional services in the areas of student accounts, financial aid, and registration.
    • Advise, investigate, problem-solve, and resolve questions and issues from prospective and current students, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff.
    • Advise, investigate, problem-solve and resolve questions and issues from students about their student accounts and the registration process.
    • Guide and assist students by providing general financial counseling.
    • Advise and explain to students and parents, with in-depth financial aid questions, their FAFSA application. Explain financial aid eligibility and disbursement of aid, verification processes, different aid options, as well as cost of attendance and estimated family contribution.
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of college policies, procedures, and programs.
    • Adhere to a strong customer service orientation and work proactively with other support offices, especially academic advising and admissions, to best serve students.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Student Financial Services Supervisor.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 1-2 years’ experience in a financial services office preferred; additional college or university student service experience is preferred. Experience in College student accounts, financial aid or registration is favorable.
    • Strong customer-service orientation, experience, and skills.
    • Demonstrated commitment to improving service delivery and student satisfaction.
    • Willingness to work in an environment that fosters team solutions to problems that cross departmental and/or functional lines.
    • Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.

    The incumbent should:

    • Possess the numeric skills to review student billing invoices, payment plans, student refunds and financial aid related paperwork accurately.
    • Possess the organizational skills to complete routine paperwork successfully, to maintain files and records in an orderly fashion and to follow oral and written instructions to task completion.
    • Possess computer skills that include a good working knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel and the ability to accurately post student related data to the College’s student information system.
    • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills along with an ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse, people-oriented environment.

     

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

     

    How to Apply:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Marymount Manhattan College

    221 East 71st Street

    New York, NY 10021

    HR@mmm.edu

     

  • Vice President for Enrollment Management