Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Job Type

Full Time




60 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
United States


The Assistant Director of Student Affairs (ADSA) plans and implements comprehensive programming around social, educational, cultural and leadership activities. The ADSA responds to student needs through advocacy, implementation of specific programs, and contributes to the development of student life at Juilliard. Anticipated hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am – 6pm. This position requires frequent evening and occasional weekend work including major school-wide events such as New Student Orientation.



  • Collaborate with the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs to establish goals and objectives for the student engagement program;
  • Co-supervise the Student Affairs Associate (professional staff position) and the daily operations of the Student Affairs Office;
  • Supervise the Student Engagement Assistant (graduate assistant).

Programming and Resources

  • Conceptualize, plan and implement educational and social events and programs including the oversight of marketing and publicity; 
  • Hire, train, and supervise the Campus Activities Board (12 students);
  • Coordinate commuter student services and programs;
  • Collaborate with various departments to produce multicultural, diversity, leadership, health, wellness, safety, and compliance programs and initiatives by serving as chair of the Student Engagement Team (SET).
  • Manage designated programming budgets.

Student Leadership Development

  • Develop and implement all aspects of the Juilliard Leadership Program including semi-annual leadership retreats, nomination process and leadership seminars;
  • Serve as administrative liaison for Juilliard Student Council;
  • Oversee all student organizations including compliance with policies and procedures, group leader training, advisor training and budget allocations;
  • Coordinate the student staff selection process.

  • New Student Orientation
  • Assist in the implementation of New Student Orientation (NSO) and Parent/Family Orientation;
  • Hire, train, and supervise the orientation team (30 students);
  • Coordinate all social events, activities, and assigned educational sessions for NSO;
  • Assist with the communication and dissemination of information to new students including digital and social media.


  • Serve as conduct officer to adjudicate violations of school policies;
  • Collaborate with the Student Affairs Associate to manage departmental social media;
  • Compile and oversee dissemination of resources, activities and amenities to students through social media, email, electronic bulletin boards, Student Events Calendar and monthly e-blasts;
  • Assist with student and campus emergencies or urgent matters as needed;


  • Master's degree
  • 2-3 years’ experience in student affairs/activities; involvement in working with diverse populations, student programming, orientation, student clubs/organizations or leadership development;
  • Experience in developing and implementing training for paraprofessional staff;
  • Experience with emergency/crisis response, and student conduct systems;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and the ability to speak effectively to students, faculty, parents/guardians, school administrators and external vendors;
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask;
  • Computer skills using software packages including, Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of social networking media
  • Knowledge of computer software, student information system, and willingness/ability to learn new technology;
  • Ability to perform and collaborate within a team as well as work independently;
  • An interest and appreciation of the performing arts is desired

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

The Juilliard School has an ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the community and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the School's administration.


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