Academic Administrator

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Department: Ferkauf School of Psychology
Location: Resnick Campus, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY
Categories: Academic Administration

Position Summary:

The Academic Administrator is responsible for the daily operational activity of the Office of the Dean.

Hybrid 4 days a week

Position Responsibilities:  Operational Management:
  • Review monthly and annual budget and expense reports for accuracy and precision including purchases, payroll expenses, and account transfers
  • Manage faculty, students, and office staff affairs including, day-to-day needs, requests, and data management
  • Support colleagues in learning and using University and technology programs: Banner, Argos, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, SmartEvals
  • Process student, faculty, and course schedule reports, among others
  • Continuously review and streamline college processes to ensure alignment with Yeshiva University Schools
  • Determine needs and priorities for room requests, space planning, IT services, University access accounts, and other shared operational resources
  • Communicate with IT and Academic Computing with regard to maintenance of classroom/office technology
  • Provide training to staff regarding school and organizational policies and procedures. Ensure that all employees are aware of special instructions from the Office of Safety and Security
  • Act as departmental representative for faculty and staff hiring, promotion, termination, salary adjustments and performance management reviews
  • Oversee special projects/programs and events
  • Make decisions about expenditures within guidelines set by the Dean and Assistant Dean
HR Management:
  • Departmental representative for hiring, promotion, termination, salary adjustments and performance management processes as it pertains to nonfaculty positions
  • Prepare and review requisitions, EPAFs and faculty appointments
  • Assist dean with faculty recruitment and tenure activities
  • Track all incoming CVs, reference letters and supporting documents for applicants
  • Work with HR to streamline the screening and registration process through PageUp and Banner
  • Provide administrative orientation for new hires
  • Onboard faculty and student employees in conjunction with HR
Academic Management:
  • Provide University offices and faculty, with pertinent information through reports, written communications, forms and facilitate access to necessary documentation, and university systems
  • Act as liaison for the college to faculty, staff, University departments and vendors
  • Oversee faculty course evaluation process
  • Assist with special projects as assigned by the Dean or Assistant Dean
Experience & Education Background:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 5-7 years progressive office management / academic administration experience required.
  • Master’s Degree preferred
Skills & Competencies:
  • Advanced level of computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite and Banner
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, so as to be and effective liaison for the college with internal and external population – including online web/social media
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and effective relationship development
  • Highly self motivated and extremely organized
  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to find creative solutions, and implement resolutions toward desired results
  • Effectively manages own time and resources
  • Proactive and team oriented
Salary Range: $65,000 - $70,000
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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