Associate Director in the Office of Student Affairs
- Job Type: Officer of Administration
- Bargaining Unit:
- Regular/Temporary: Regular
- End Date if Temporary:
- Hours Per Week: 35
- Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Reporting to the Senior Director of Student Affairs at Columbia Business School (CBS), the Associate Director will serve as an instrumental member of the Student Life Team dedicated to a best-in-class experience, student engagement, leadership development, and stakeholder collaboration. This role will serve as a program and event lead, student group advisor and supervise staff; all contributing to a best-in-class MBA student experience that reflects the values of Columbia Business School. This role will serve as a team leader in implementing large-scale signature events including, but not limited to, MBA new student orientation (fall and spring) and graduation exercises. The Associate Director will supervise and mentor the Assistant Director of Student Life and contribute to important team-building among the Student Life and Engagement team and the Office of Student Affairs. The Associate Director will be a key collaborator throughout CBS and Columbia University, working with various stakeholders and representing the School in various meetings and committees.
The Office of Student Affairs at CBS supports the academic and community experience for 1600 full-time MBA students. The Office of Student Affairs is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all students feel a sense of belonging, agency and partnership in co-creating their optimal MBA experience. The Office of Student Affairs is composed of three teams that work collaboratively to enhance the MBA experience: Academics and Advising, Records and Registration and Student Life and Engagement.
Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent related experience required. Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience required.
Prior event planning and graduate student advising experience needed. Applicant must have superior interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills along with the ability to work in a fast paced, high stakes atmosphere and balance multiple, ongoing projects. Event management and execution experience is required and the ability and willingness to work evenings and some weekends is expected. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills are required and experience with various communication platforms is highly preferred including: Microsoft Office Suite, InDesign and social media. Must be able to work with a diverse student body, faculty and administrators and possess problem-solving skills.
Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Personnel or Event Management preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
- Requisition no: 527415
- Work type: Full Time
- Location: Manhattanville, Morningside
- School/Department: Columbia Business School
- Grade: Grade 12
- Categories: Stdnt Affairs/Educational Admn