Reporting to the Associate Director of Academic Administration and Student Services, the Student Affairs Officer is primarily responsible for advising and supporting the Undergraduate and Masters student populations for the Department of Computer Science in the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS). The Student Affairs Officer advises students, assists with administrative tasks and responsibilities, enforces SEAS/GSAS/GS/CC policies, and maintains student records; and assists in orchestrating relevant events and programming to further students’ academic experiences.
- (35%) MS Student Advising and Support. Advises approximately 1,300 MS students regarding academic progress, general degree requirements, program options, administrative policies and procedures, career development, immigration and personal issues. Refers students to their respect faculty advisors to address electives, career-related questions, and other issues. Addresses admissions inquiries and resolves administrative concerns for students, interprets and enforces SEAS and GSAS rules and policies. Maintains and updates student records. Assists in monitoring academic progress and managing the MS graduation clearance processes. Provides direct support to the SEAS Dean’s Office for ODS testing responsibilities. Provides advising and primary oversight for the CSMS Bridge Program pipeline program, which includes admissions, advising, recruiting, community building, marketing, etc.
- (35%) UG Student Advising and Support. Advises approximately 1,200 CS undergraduate students regarding academic progress, general degree requirements, program options, administrative policies and procedures, immigration and personal issues. Refers students to their respective faculty advisors to address electives, and other issues. Addresses admissions inquiries and resolves administrative concerns for prospective students and parents, interprets and enforces SEAS, CC, GS, and Barnard rules and policies. Maintains and updates student records. Assists in monitoring academic progress and managing the UG graduation clearance processes.
- (20%) Events and Programming. Collaborates with the Student Services team to plan and execute various events (e.g. Campus visit day, PhD social events and departmental events, Bridge recruitment and info session events, Undergrad and MS orientations, graduation events, etc) to enrich student life and build a strong sense of community within the CS program,
- (10%) Performs other tasks, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree required . Master’s degree and/or its equivalent, with a preference for higher education management and/or computer science disciplines preferred. Minimum of 2 years of related experience.
- Ability to work independently and adapt to shifting priorities. Experience in working with diverse populations. Ability to manage multiple projects. Experience organizing large events and the ability to work extended hours to oversee community building activities and events. Exceptional problem-solving, interpersonal, organizational, and written and verbal communication and computer skills required. Must be detail oriented. Familiarity with database programs akin to SIS, desktop reports.
- Must have strong proficiency with MS Office, including Word and Excel. Experience with Linux is desirable.
- Positive, forward-thinking, mission-oriented attitude and sense of humor a must.