The Assistant to the Director of St. John's University NYGEAR UP/GEAR UP reports directly to the GEAR UP Program Director.
The responsibilities of the Assistant to the Director for the St. John's University GEAR UP Programs includes (but are not limited to):
Plans with the GEAR UP Program Director to implement all GEAR UP goals and objectives
Collects GEAR UP related data such as academic transcripts for students attending partner schools
Serves as a liaison at the partner high school
Provides academic advisement and tutoring to target participants
Assists with the facilitation of the MAAX program at the target high school
Coordinates project mailings to participants, their families, and project partners
Assists in coordinating with other divisions, departments, and programs at St. John's University to provide activities for GEAR UP students
Attends National, State, and local GEAR UP conferences as needed
Attends GEAR UP related activities on evenings and weekends as needed
Assures proper documentation and data entry of program services that will assist in the external audits conducted by the funding agency HESC and USDOE
Assists in maintaining payroll records for project staff
Assists with creating staff schedules
All other duties and assignments assigned by the project Director
High School Diploma and some College (at least 1 year)
At least two years of experience working in a secondary or Higher Education setting
Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing and typing skills
Prior office experience in a professional office environment
Must be extremely organized and able to multitask
Excellent project and time-management skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 218388
About St. John's University
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.