Student Affairs Manager

American Musical and Dramatic Academy  |  Los Angeles, CA

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Student Affairs Manager

Job Type: Health/Wellness/Drug and Alcohol Housing/Residence Life Management Orientation/New Student Programs Student Activities/Union Facilities Student Affairs Administration Student Conduct
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 2,000 Students
Employer ID: 26887
Application Deadline: 03/03/2018

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
Optional
Benefits
Housing for Position:
Optional
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
5-7 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
5-7 Years

Position Description

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, with campuses in New York City and Hollywood, is one of the foremost post-secondary performing arts colleges in the country. AMDA offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts, as well as two year conservatory programs.

The Student Affairs Manager is responsible for the overall day to day functioning and performance of the Department of Student Affairs for the Los Angeles campus, providing leadership and direction with respect to policies, practices, systems and operations in Student Engagement/Campus Life, Residential Life/Housing, and other areas as assigned by Senior Leadership. This position will oversee scheduling and work assignments, is responsible for ensuring quality standards, completing evaluations, handling complaints, grievances and appeals. This position will contribute to the College’s success by providing input into the development of the Department’s and the College’s strategic and operational plans, and by helping to ensure that the College achieves its’ student engagement and retention goals.    

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and represent the Department of Student Affairs in the day to day operations of the Department, ensuring safety of students, consistency of practice and maintenance of optimum service levels
  • Will work with multiple departments to provide and/or facilitate activities that help to ensure that the College achieves its’ student engagement and retention goals
  • Provide leadership, analysis and advice in relation to policies and procedures regarding students and services for students, including risk management
  • Ensure that the Department’s budget is planned, prepared and monitored in keeping with College objectives, policies and procedures, and exercise signing authority on behalf of the Department for expenditures as assigned
  • Assist with planning, organizing, directing, and administering activities and services that support students in assigned areas, such as Orientation for new students, and ensure that such activities and services remain within budgetary limits
  • Work with other Departments and Senior Leadership to ensure that applicable services and programs are planned, developed, regularly reviewed and updated, ensuring quality standards for program review
  • Address complaints and conduct investigations as required, including Title IX investigations
  • Hire, orientate, and supervise team by performing duties which include directing, scheduling, providing performance feedback, evaluating, suggesting professional development and where necessary, disciplining direct reports, and managing the performance review process
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of the field of Student Affairs 

AMDA is proud to be an EOE employer M/F/D/V


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Student Affairs, Educational Administration or a related field required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a higher education institution, preferably in Student Affairs and/or Student Services
  • Minimum of three (3) years previous experience in a supervisory role, preferably in a leadership role in Student Affairs and/or Student Services
  • Experience dealing with students in crisis and/oror crisis situations
  • Ability to be part of an on-call rotation
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, presentation and oral communication skills, delivered in a manner appropriate to the audience
  • Ability to establish priorities, organize, schedule, and solve problems and tasks
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, credibility, confidentiality, and responsibility in all interactions; possess high ethical standards and an honest, open, and consistent approach to working with peers, employees and Senior Leadership
  • Ability to engage in critical thought and analyze all types of quantitative and qualitative data into informational reports and presentation for strategic planning and problem solving
  • Proven ability to synthesize detailed, complex information into clear and compelling recommendations and briefing
  • Demonstrated ability to model appropriate professional, ethical and collaborative behaviors that engender collaboration, trust and respect consistent with the responsibilities of the position

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