Purchase College, SUNY — Program Coordinator, School of the Arts

The School of the Arts at Purchase College, SUNY seeks candidates for the position of Program Coordinator.

Under the direction of the Director of Art and Design, the Program Coordinator will have ongoing responsibilities in implementing the day-to-day operations in respect to the following areas: Recruiting/Admissions, Enrollment Services, Student Affairs, Academic Affairs and Institutional Advancement. The Program Coordinator will also support other related tasks as it pertains to the academic operation of the assigned division. Regular duties will include, but are not limited to, liaising with the Office of Admissions and assisting the divisions with admissions, orientation, auditions, recruiting and student retention, including remote, on-campus and off-campus recruiting efforts; advising; liaising with the Registrar’s office in regards to class lists, registrations, students’ transcripts, grades, and withdrawals; assisting in curricular scheduling of rooms, spaces and personnel; providing information for the online course registration/catalog; coordinating scholarships; supporting faculty with academic advising; assisting students in need by communicating with student services offices on campus; maintaining student handbooks; assisting with probations; preparing paperwork for course changes/ creations; assisting with articulation agreements; and securing and maintaining relationships with high schools, community colleges, and other strategic admissions partnerships.

The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, as well as data analysis acumen.  Additionally, they must demonstrate: the ability to coordinate tasks and communications between various departments; complete work in a timely manner; and good customer service skills. This position is key to recruitment and support of students, and is one of the first people many students meet and work with at our school.

The base salary will be $50,000 – $53,000 depending on experience, and includes a full benefits package and additional location stipend.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5 years of experience working in higher education (involved with student advising, admissions, student registration, student life, enrollment management, financial aid, or related support services)
  • Experience with data analysis from a unified higher education database
  • Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications: 

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  • Slate

Instructions to Candidate:
To apply for the position, please visit our Purchase College Job Vacancy website at Purchase College Job Vacancy website and complete an online application: https://jobs.purchase.edu/postings/822

Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in New York, the School of Art+Design is part of the School of the Arts at Purchase College, State University of New York. Our premier programs prepare students for careers in the visual arts and design, as well as lives informed by creative experience. A faculty of working artists is committed to creating a supportive climate in which students are passionate about learning to see, to think, to make, and to contribute.

Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and to an enlightened society, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2022.

Application should include:

  • Cover letter (maximum one page) expressing interest in the position and summarizing qualifications
  • Resume specifying work experience and education.
  • Names, addresses, and e-mail addresses (and phone numbers, if possible) of three (3) references, who can speak to your experience related to this position.

Nondiscrimination Policy – Purchase College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to service, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the Purchase community (including vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Purchase College is an AA/EEO employer. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University’s crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the University’s current campus security policies. 

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