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Office of Admission for Adult Bachelor’s and Graduate Programs Seeks Graduate Assistant

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JOB DESCRIPTION
The New School Office of Admission for Adult Bachelor’s and Graduate Programs seeks a dynamic and articulate Graduate Assistant to provide information to prospective students in a recruitment environment. The Graduate Assistant will support office staff with phone and email inquiries, direct prospective students to the appropriate person or office, lead student tours, and assist with clerical duties, data entry, travel confirmations and recruitment activities. Assist with enhancing the school’s social media presence. Participate in special projects as needed. Strong public relation skills and ability to perform multiple tasks preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). $12/hr. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Provide friendly, helpful and accurate information to prospective students
* Lead tour around University, public speaking, familiarity with campus (I.e. offices, computer centers, Knowledge Union, location of departments, etc)
* Assist with reception, filing, answering phones, emails, faxing, copying, mailings, etc.
* Schedule class visits and admission meetings for prospective students
* Assist with information session preparations and set up

OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS
Preference given to students within a master’s program at The New School for General Studies, Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy, The New School for Social Research and Parsons The New School for Design.

CONTACT
Please send a resume and cover letter to Sharon Greenidge GreenidS@newschool.edu

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