Program Manager, Office of Student Life

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Department: Student Affairs
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Student Services

Position Summary: Direct and oversee all aspects of undergraduate events as well as student club and student council run events, including program development, logistics, correspondence, marketing and promotional activities.
Position Responsibilities: 
  • Plan, execute and implement innovative programs, including Orientation, Shabbat programming, student club events, and major annual undergraduate events
  • Facilitate Student Council initiatives and student leader training in areas such as time management and communication skills
  • Office of Student Life website Content Manager
  • Facilitates undergraduate inter-campus communication
  • Facilitates communication between students and staff
  • Develop, monitor and control budgets for all student programs
  • Review project proposals or plans to determine timeframe, funding limitations, procedures, staffing needs and allotment of available resources to various phases of a project
  • Transact financial and logistical requests via university systems.
  • Prepare and distribute reports as well as analyze the data
  • Develop metrics to measure the success of the programs
Experience & Education Background:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years of related experience is required
Skills & Competencies:
  • Advanced Microsoft office skills - Proficiency in Word, Excel, Publisher and Power Point
  • Capable in InDesign
  • Mac and PC proficient
  • Technologically competent
  • Ability to utilize Google forms, docs and spreadsheets
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills
  • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups
  • Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately
  • Develops effective relationships with peers, students and staff
  • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
  • Effectively manages own time and resources
  • Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems
About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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