Director of Student Affairs/Administrative Assistant

Touro College New York

Overview:In collaboration with the Dean of Student Affairs, the Director of Student Affairs will work with TouroCOM medical students to manage student life and activities on campus. The Director will be responsible for advising, coordinating, evaluating, and managing student organization events the new student orientation and student files. The Director will also connect students to needed support across departments. Provide oversight of the departmental budget and special events. The Director will also act as a liaison to the appropriate academic or co-curricular departments as well as educational partners both locally and nationally.
Responsibilities:Coordinate and manage the new medical student Orientation program
Utilizing the American Association of Medical College’s (AAMC) Careers in Medicine platform work with new medical students to complete the “Understand Yourself” personality assessment review assessment results and share with their advisor.
Provide advising or coaching in person or virtually for TouroCOM medical students.
Maintain student files/records, excused absences, and other student activity reports
Provide oversight of college graduation ceremonies
Provide oversight of student organization events
Develop and maintain website events, calendar, and programmatic details on college website.
Develop procedures to effectively implement special assignments and events.
Integrate technological resources and platforms to support students in their activities.
Maintain student conduct records and assist with the coordination of disciplinary hearings as necessary.
Manage departmental budget.
Support the program by purchasing equipment and supplies, maintaining an inventory of supplies, and utilizing the appropriate process to pay for goods or services purchased by the program.
Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of respect for and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
Supports the program by performing all other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Affairs or Program Faculty Advisor.
Qualifications:Education/ Experience
Master’s Degree required
3-5 years’ experience in student affairs at the undergraduate or graduate professional school service office preferred.
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong sense of professionalism
Strong administrative ability
Strong organizational skills
Capable of completing tasks in a timely fashion
Computer software and hardware across a variety of platforms
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
Minimal travel.
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends (career fairs workshops events) and travel for events and relationship development.
Physical Demands
Able to lift up to 5 lbs

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