Academic Administrator - Politics

  • Job posted by New York University

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $59,000
Maximum: $60,000
Details: $59000 - $60000 / Yearly Salary




New York
New York
United States


NYU Arts and Science is seeking a dedicated Academic Administrator to join the Department of Politics. This individual will develop and manage the operations of graduate and undergraduate academic programs in collaboration with program and department leadership. Implement and oversee department's academic policies and procedures. Manage program budgets to ensure all program event costs, graduate student awards, and adjunct salaries are accurately implemented and tracked. Assist the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) to oversee the academic process, funding, and financial aid for all doctoral students. Implement, in consultation with DGS, internal doctoral student policies made by the faculty. Manage the disbursement of financial aid for all doctoral students. Assist the DGS with admissions and degree completion processes. Assist DGS with course scheduling and teaching assignments to ensure compliance with policies and department needs. Support faculty Directors in faculty course assignments. Implement University-wide and GSAS (Graduate School of Arts & Science) changes in policies and procedures and recommend changes to departmental procedures to meet new guidelines. Serve as a liaison with other University departments and offices to resolve problems. Organize special events including those related to student recruitment. Supervise staff and prioritize assignments to ensure deadlines are met and review work for accuracy.

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education:
Master's degree in Education, Administration, or related field.

Required Experience:
3-4 years' relevant experience or an equivalent combination. Must include experience planning and implementing administrative activities, counseling students and supervising staff.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in a higher education environment.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills. Ability to market programs, solve problems and communicate effectively to a diverse population. Proficiency in word-processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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