Special Projects Coordinator

Hempstead, New York
Jan 31, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.

Job Summary:

 This position is a dynamic and exciting opportunity for an individual to assist with high-level special projects and compliance-related activities, including re-accreditation, continuous quality improvement, strategic planning, policy administration, and other assignments, as needed. The Special Projects Coordinator reports to the Assistant Dean for Curricular Affairs and Special Projects and works closely with the senior leadership team. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing complex projects, writing, editing, and formatting documents, collecting, preparing, and analyzing both qualitative and quantitative data, coordinating and supporting committee meetings, coordinating the School’s re-accreditation survey visit, providing administrative support, researching topics, and completing other special projects, as assigned, for the Office of the Dean.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree is preferred. Paralegal experience a plus. Must possess at least two years of project management experience. Must be a sophisticated writer and experienced copy-editor. Must be exceptionally organized and punctilious. Must possess excellent critical thinking skills and approach new challenges with enthusiasm. Must be able to manage a heavy workload and multitask. Must be a skilled communicator and team player. Must demonstrate a high degree of judgement, discretion, and confidentiality. Must be able to work in a highly trafficked office environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required. This role may require weekend hours, in addition to late evenings and early mornings. This position also requires valid driver’s license and access to personal vehicle. Occasional travel required.

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please sent letter of application and resume to:

Email:  SOMrecruit@hofstra.edu

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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