Senior Secretary

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts is seeking a dynamic and qualified candidate to fill an open Full-time Union Clerical Senior Secretary position in the Office of the Dean. Reporting to the Academic Planning Associate, the Senior Secretary supports the Chairs and Directors of designated academic departments/programs. This is a full-time, union clerical position.

Undergraduate Program Support

  • Provide secretarial support to the designated programs, and general assistance to the faculty and students in these programs
  • Assist in preparation of materials for new majors/programs
  • Solicit, file, and review faculty documents for format and inclusion of relevant university policies
  • Input and proof data sets for schedule builders (class schedules) and gather course descriptions; enter cross-referenced courses in our database; collect and input classroom assignments
  • Provide secretarial support to faculty searches as needed
  • Maintain, track, and file office documents and records (e.g., senior capstone, independent study)
  • Oversee all aspects of assigned activities, room scheduling, and event planning – leading up to and during some events (may require presence during some evenings and/or weekends)
  • Create and post all materials promoting school events
  • Maintain digital presence for designated programs
  • Hire, train, and supervise work-study students
  • Assist with graduation and orientation event planning as needed
  • Other duties as assigned.

Office Support

  • Provides general office support including distributing mail, answering phones, facilities and IT requests, office key distribution, faculty office move support
  • Maintain all office equipment and supplies
  • Assist Lang’s Dean’s Office, as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years office experience
  • B.A. Preferred
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites, particularly Excel spreadsheets
  • Familiarity with Google mail, docs, and related apps
  • Experience with Banner, Workday, Tableau a plus

Please note that this clerical position is associated with the Local 1205 Clerical Union, and employees hired in this position must become a member of the Local 1205. For information regarding the nature of this position, applicants can visit .

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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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