Administrative Assistant

Job Type

Full Time




936 Broadway
2nd Floor
New York
United States


Founded in 1960, the Ackerman Institute for the Family is one of the premier institutions for family therapy in the United States. The Institute serves all kinds of families at all stages of family life by offering a wide variety of programs that address a broad array of issues and concerns. Ackerman also is one of the best-known and most highly regarded training facilities for family therapists.

This is a full-time position in a very fast-paced environment. We are looking for an individual with the following skills:

  • Good facility with computer programs, including Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty and staff
  • Problem solver
  • Dependable
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to think and plan ahead
  • Good at multi-tasking
  • Editing and writing skills
  • Facility with Constant Contact desirable


  • Handles application and payment processes for all courses and workshops
  • Coordinates registration and orientation
  • Maintains academic calendar
  • Manages email and online marketing for all trainings
  • Prepares all material for continuing education credit application process
  • Facilitates communication among faculty, staff, and students
  • Updates and maintains online information regarding all training programs
  • Maintains all student records
  • Assists the Director of Training in all areas

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Lisa Lavelle at , with the subject line: Administrative Assistant. (No phone calls please)