This is a full-time, permanent post, reporting to the Student Life Coordinator. The post holder will make a significant contribution to the work of the Student Life team, across a diverse range of areas, and will be supporting students throughout the year on various programmes from pre-arrival through to departure. In particular, the Student Life team provides multiple opportunities for students to engage with the culture of the United Kingdom during their time away, to help them to develop more knowledge about (and direct experience of) the distinctive local culture in which they have chosen to live for a relatively brief period of time, and to complement the site’s academic curriculum. The role will have accountability for distinctive projects, as well as a large number of day-to-day administrative responsibilities which are shared among all staff in the Student Affairs Office, as outlined below.
There will be on-call duties involved in the role, on a rota system with other staff, and regular evening & weekend work is required.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Emergency and Crisis Response Management: 10%
Student support outside of office hours, including (but not limited to):
Student Information & Support: 45%
Delivery of information, support and activities to students, including (but not limited to):
Lead administrator of NYUL’s volunteering programme, liaising with external providers and student groups to arrange opportunities and events each semester, including (but not limited to):
Health & Wellness: 10%
Supporting students in finding appropriate health and wellness resources, including (but not limited to):
HOST Programme: 5%
Promoting and administrating the HOST programme to NYUL students
Student Unions: 5%
Promoting opportunities for NYUL students to meaningfully integrate into local University life at both Student Central and UCL Union, working with providers to administrate the memberships, and developing new ideas and opportunities for students.
Additional areas of responsibility: 10%
The Student Life Administrator should be well versed in cultural activities and feel comfortable (& confident) leading a group of young students to a variety of cultural events and destinations across London and the UK. This person would be expected (once fully-trained) to provide information to the group that helps them to understand the cultural significance of the site they are visiting, whether this be through an explanation of the site’s history, its art, or any other element which makes the visit culturally distinct. This will including chaperoning students on events and gathering feedback following events.
Information & Social media
Including (but not limited to):
The responsibilities outlined here are not exhaustive. You may be required to undertake other duties and training as requested by your line manager or as required by the Director of NYUL, which are broadly commensurate with the nature and level of this position.
The successful candidate should have the right to live and work in the UK prior to appointment.
NYU London is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion.