Department Assistant (Part Time Position)

Job Title: Department Assistant (Part Time Position)

Position Overview:

The New York School of Interior Design, an accredited, independent institution of higher education devoted entirely to the discipline of interior design and its related professions, has two openings for a part-time Department Assistant. The Department Assistant provides administrative support to the Office of Academic Affairs.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support to the daily operations of the Office of Academic Affairs at the main campus and at the Graduate Center, which includes, but is not limited to, preparing documents, answering telephone and email inquiries on a daily basis, greeting and directing visitors appropriately, and answering general questions about NYSID and its programs

  • Assists the OAA Administrator with implementing teaching assignments, distribute/collect new hire employment paperwork, input faculty information into database system (Jenzabar), and any other tasks assigned by the OAA Administrator

  • Assists a senior academic administrator (TBD) in routine matters and inquiries, schedule appointments and meetings, assists with special projects

  • Works with staff to coordinate events, participates in commencement preparation, assists faculty at graduation

  • Works with OAA on class/room scheduling

  • Handles requests for room changes for the faculty in EMS for presentations, juries, etc.

  • Handles Visitor requests and notifications to Facilities

  • Attends Academic Affairs meetings as needed

  • Coordinates equipment maintenance, classroom set-up and cleanup, and assists in the distribution of student lockers

  • Maintains an inventory of supplies, equipment and material

  • Implements policies, procedures and practices as directed

  • Participates in strategic planning for the Office of Academic Affairs, as needed

  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred. Two or more related years of experience required. Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented and ability to multi-task and manage priorities. Competent with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel. Must possess excellent writing, communication and customer service skills. Experience working with Jenzabar a plus.

This is a part time position with a 16-19 hours per week work schedule.

New York School of Interior Design is an AA/EOE employer.

Submit resume including salary requirements to:
Human Resources Office
New York School of Interior Design
170 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Or email to: resumes@nysid.edu

David Owens-Hill