Student Event Assistant - Office of Student Leadership and Involvement

The New School
September 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:$17/hr
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Position Title: Student Event Assistant - Office of Student Leadership and Involvement Requisition Number: 0406073263 Location New York City Position Type: Student Department: Stdnt Srvcs/Enrollment Ops Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Leadership and Involvement, Student Event Assistants will support the goals of the Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) office and the division of Student Success within The New School. This position primarily focuses on the physical and logistical support of Student-Led Events and Programs (Ex: Student Activities Board, Registered Student Organizations, University Student Senate, Independent Student-Led Initiatives & Groups).

The Office of Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) serves all students by providing meaningful, co-curricular experiences to support the educational mission of The New School. Through social, cultural, and educational programs, students develop personal and leadership skills as they become contributing members of our campus community and engaged global citizens.

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.


  • When available, be on-site during student-led events and programs to provide additional event management support and troubleshooting assistance. Examples include supporting check-in, equipment procurement/pick up/ drop-off, decorating and arrangement of spaces, and pre-and post-event communication, evaluation, and support.
  • Ensure Student-Led events and programs are provided additional logistical support for their recurring and major events across the academic year.
  • Assist in the marketing plan, communication, and promotion of Student-Led programs through the Narwhal Nation platform and platforms (Including but not limited to Discord, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, Gchat, Email, Narwhal Nation)
  • Participate in, uplift, & promote Student-Led events (Ex: Student Activities Board, Registered Student Organizations, University Student Senate, Independent Student-Led Initiatives and Groups).
  • Seek out and connect together separate student-led events and programs together to provide pathways for collaboration and solidarity building.
  • Maintain, organize, inventory, and catalog the Equipment Library and Storage Spaces of the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement across Fanton Hall and the University Center.
  • Identify commonly used equipment and materials, and provide recommendations for procurement and investment for future equipment and materials.
  • Research and analyze campus-wide resources for student use for communication to student-led initiatives.
  • Photography: If applicable, provide documentation and photography support at campus events and programs.
  • Additional Responsibilities:

  • Meet the Assistant Director of Student Leadership and Involvement to check on developmental goals and positional benchmarks.
  • The Student Event Assistant will also cross-train and work collaboratively across SLI Student workers and volunteers to:
  • Assist and staff the in-person and virtual front desk of Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI). This includes but isn't limited to:
  • assisting with answering telephones, filing correspondence, and supporting the administrative process for ticketing/registration for SLI events.
  • Triage and support visitors to the office.
  • Welcome and support the on-boarding of new student employees.
  • Serve as support staff and an ambassador for SLI during large-scale community events(i.e. Involvement Fairs, Block Party, Narwhal Spirit Week, Homecoming)
  • Participate in recurring student staff meetings and retreats.
  • Provide a high level of customer service when interacting with students, staff, faculty, community partners, or the general public.
  • Maintain a confidential work environment.

    Hybrid/SplitEmployees hired for this position have regularly scheduled , consistent percentage of time on campus (ex 1-4x/week) and also work some of the time remotely.



    Minimum Qualifications:

  • This Position requires a Federal Work-Study Award
  • Proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to adhere to University COVID-19 Policy
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to creatively problem solve, multi-task, and function in a collaborative work environment.
  • Capacity to provide and receive constructive critique.
  • This position in the context of Equipment Management and Organization frequently needs to traverse multiple levels of stairs and ladders, position one's self into various levels for reaching items, and moves boxes weighing up to 20 pounds across offices, campus locations, and storage spaces for various needs.
  • Proficiency in the utilization of photography tools and programs.
  • Job Family: Student Services Department Posting Date: 08/22/2023 Closing Date: Open Until Filled No

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you currently have a federal work study award?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Optional & Required Applicant Documents:

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Federal Work Study award letter
  • Optional Documents

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