The NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) at NYU Shanghai offers a range of noncredit courses for professionals, students, and the general public. The NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai Program Assistant (PA) develops and administers substantive programming for students enrolled in the NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai High School Academy (HSA). The PA serves as a representative of NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai before and during the program and works in collaboration with the larger NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai team, NYU Shanghai Residential Life, and designated contacts at the School of Professional Studies (SPS) in New York. The PA also serves as mentor to students, providing guidance, leading activities, and ensuring compliance with program rules and guidelines. Additionally, the PA must be able to give direction and delegate responsibility to the intern designated to assist the person in this role.
The PA role requires a large time commitment, including evenings and weekends during the program, both in and out of the office. Specific duties are varied, and applicants are expected to be flexible. Prior to the start of the program, the PA is expected to work in the NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai office assisting with the application and enrollment process, as well as developing student programming. Once the program begins, the PA will execute evening and/or weekend activities and is expected to be on call, as needed, for students. The PA is an NYU Shanghai University representative and is expected to conduct her or himself as such, positively reflecting NYU Shanghai and NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai at all times. The PA may be to live in the NYU Shanghai residence hall, with the enrolled students, for the duration of the NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai HSA program.
The preferred start date for this position is Monday, April 1, 2019 and it is expected to run through Friday, August 30, 2019.
The main responsibilities include:
Program Coordination and Outreach:
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities