Assistant Dir. of Graduate Admission, New School for Social Research & Schools of Public Engmt
The New School
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $65,000 - $68,000
4 Year Degree
Reporting to the Director of Graduate Admission for The New School, the Assistant Director will manage the day-to-day communication activities for the New School for Social Research (NSSR) and Schools of Public Engagement (SPE) graduate programs as well as represent The New School’s full range of graduate degree program offerings at recruitment events on and off campus. To achieve enrollment goals, the successful individual will work closely with faculty, administrators, current and prospective students at the NSSR and SPE. This position will assist in all phases of the recruitment/admissions process.
This position is based at our NYC campus and requires extensive travel throughout the United States, and potential for international travel as planned. The incumbent must be flexible to work weekends and evenings during high travel season and other high volume admission times.
The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.
Represents New School for Social Research (NSSR) and Schools of Public Engagement as well as The New School graduate programs in a full range of recruitment and admission activities and special events both on and off campus
Interviews and counsels students on admission requirements and provides basic financial aid and scholarship information to prospective students and families.
Oversees the processing, scheduling, and review of admission applications for assigned graduate programs and school(s) within the New School for Social Research (NSSR) and Schools of Public Engagement.
Liaises with graduate academic programs regarding the review, recruitment, and outreach activities for their academic disciplines.
Oversees and leads essential team operations, which include: the training and supervision of student employees, creation and oversight of admission digital collateral, and the planning and writing of student-facing communications.
Reviews admission files for graduate degree applications
Participates as New School for Social Research (NSSR) and Schools of Public Engagement graduate team strategist for innovative event planning on- and off-campus; information sessions, Open House, online chats and webinars, social media platforms and Admitted Student Days.
Executes and analyzes reports to assess effectiveness of admission rating policies and procedures and resulting merit awards
Collaborates with the Director of Graduate Admission to implement recruitment strategies, and conduct relevant planning initiatives for recruitment and outreach
Manages projects as assigned by the Director of Graduate Admission
Bachelor’s degree required
3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in admissions
Demonstrated computer knowledge/skills such as MS Office
Knowledge of Adobe Suite programs is desired
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Strong professional, interpersonal and presentation skills
Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the progressive mission of The New School
Valid driver’s license
Ability to travel
Ability to adhere to University COVID-19 policy and requirements
Saturday and evening hours are required
BANNER, Slate experience desirable
Previous experience working in admissions
Hybrid/Remote - Employees hired for this position primarily work remotely with the occasional on-campus presence required with advanced notice.
Commensurate with experience, $65,000.00 - $68,800
The New School
Discover a new kind of university, one where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. Located in New York City, our university takes full advantage of its location in one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world. Our colleges include Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, and Parsons Paris. Since our founding in 1919, The New School has redrawn and redefined the boundaries of intellectual and creative thought as a preeminent academic center. Our rigorous, multidimensional environment dissolves walls between disciplines and helps nurture progressive minds. At our university, students have the academic freedom to shape their unique, individual paths for a complex and rapidly changing world. With leading-edge faculty and world-renowned alumni, we are committed to developing students who will have an impact on the world and solve the most pressing social issues of our time.