Job No: 493880 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Office of the President Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Administrative Support
Position Summary: The Yeshiva University Office of Student Life and Housing oversees the residence halls, student government, student clubs and events, Shabbat programming, orientations, and new student programming. The mission of our office is to enhance campus life in real and meaningful ways. We seek to increase student pride, develop strong student leaders and instill a sense of communal life at YU.
The Student Life team is constantly engaging with students, other university offices and the broader community. We are always evaluating new ideas and searching for new ways to tackle challenges. A successful fellow in our department will be a hands-on team member who will regularly interact and collaborate with the student body. He/she will gain competencies in the following areas: leadership training skills, communication skills, teamwork, program development, organizational management, event planning, marketing, and program evaluation. A fellowship in our office provides an opportunity to gain valuable professional skills, working with great people in a fast paced, fun environment. We also welcome our fellows input and creativity in developing new and unique experiences for the student community.
Position Responsibilities: The Stanton Fellow in the Student Life office will focus on the following areas of responsibility: Work with YU staff and Student Leaders to help plan events and programs Interface with Events Office, Dining Services, IT Dept, and staff of other university areas to implement event logistics Work with Student Life staff on major campus initiatives: Orientations, Concerts, Holiday events, Club Fairs, Open Houses and Special guest visits Assist with marketing, recruitment and implementation of Service Learning missions Handle sign-ups for shabbatonim and other student events Help new students get acclimated to life at YU Create new programs to enhance campus life; work on school pride initiatives Design and implement leadership training seminars for Student Government Assist in answering the [email protected] hotline Represent Office of Student Life at meetings and planning sessions
Experience & Educational Background: The Stanton Fellow in the Office of Student Life and Housing will focus on the following areas of responsibility: Work with YU staff and Resident Advisors to create a safe, supportive learning environment in the Residence Halls Work with YU staff and Student Leaders to help plan events and programs Interface with Events Office, Dining Services, IT Dept, and staff of other university areas to implement event logistics Help new students get acclimated to life at YU Create new programs to enhance campus life; work on school pride initiatives Represent the Office of Student Life and Housing at meetings and planning sessions
Skills & Competencies: Excellent interpersonal skills Strong organizational skills/attention to detail Ability to multi-task in a busy, front desk service-oriented settingMust have at least intermediate competency in organizational technology such as Excel and Google Docs. Experience with database systems, knowledge of SQL or other querying skills are a plus.
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 Universitys 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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Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.