Position Title: Student Event Assistant - Office of Student Leadership and
Requisition Number: 0406073263
Location New York City
Position Type: Student
Department: Stdnt Srvcs/Enrollment Ops
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,
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
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.
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
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/Split – Employees 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.
This Position requires a Federal Work-Study Award
Proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to adhere to University COVID-19 Policy
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
Open Until Filled No
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you currently have a federal work study award?
Optional & Required Applicant Documents:
Federal Work Study award letter