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Job ID: 170090

Senior Secretary
The New School

Date Posted Oct. 21, 2021
Title Senior Secretary
University The New School
New York, NY, United States
Department Office of the Dean / Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Administrative Support/Services

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 Associate Director of Academic Planning, the Senior Secretary supports the Chairs and Directors of designated academic departments/programs.  This is a full-time, union clerical position that in accordance with the union contract pays $24.70/hr + benefits.  Benefits include healthcare, dental, and vision (all with no employee contributions), pension fund, tuition remission, flexible spending accounts, 10.5 paid holidays, 15 vacation days (accrued monthly; 17 after two years and 22 after four years), 4 floating holidays (accrued quarterly), 3 personal days (4 after three years), sick leave, and yearly general wage increases.

The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment. 

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

This is a Local 1205 Clerical Unit position subject to the terms and conditions agreed to in the Union Contract between Teamsters Local 1205 and The New School. 

  • The New School is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that promises diversity and tolerance in all areas of employment, education and access to its educational, artistic or cultural programs and activities. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including actual or perceived gender identity or expression or transgender status), sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

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