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Program Manager

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is nationally ranked and recognized as Long Island’s largest private university located in Hempstead, N.Y. When you work at Hofstra, you join a team of talented professionals committed to preparing students for the challenges of tomorrow, in an environment that cultivates learning through the free and open exchange of ideas for the betterment of humankind. The work we do at Hofstra supports the education and well-being of our students, and the workforce of the future. While working towards this mission, employees can take advantage of many enriching experiences on campus. Whether it’s a lunchtime lecture, a Division I NCAA athletics game, a musical concert, a theatre performance, or a visit to one of our two accredited museums, there is always something exciting to do at Hofstra. Enjoy the ease of going to the fitness center, taking a swim, or grabbing a bite to eat without having to leave our beautiful campus! Hofstra University is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a highly qualified and diverse academic community of students, faculty, staff, and administrators respectful of the contributions and dignity of each of its members. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Program Manager

Position Number:



Continuing Education


Continuing Education/Summer Camps

Full-Time or Part-Time:



Hofstra University is seeking a self-motivated, versatile, and proactive professional to join our team as Program Manager. Reporting to the Interim Director of Continuing Education, the Program Manager will be responsible for performing a wide range of tasks across human resources, marketing, finance, reception, and other administrative functions. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists with the recruitment process for approximately 300 seasonal employees, including organizing and screening applications and resumes and scheduling interviews.
  • Coordinates new hire and rehire onboarding.
  • Maintains employee records and assists with HR-related paperwork.
  • Supports marketing initiatives to include drafting and distributing marketing materials, including presentations, flyers, and promotional materials.
  • Helps organize, coordinate, and attend various marketing events and campaigns.
  • Helps coordinate Open House and information sessions.
  • Assists with collecting outstanding balances.
  • Prepares and reviews finance paperwork to support the Continuing Education/Summer Camp programs, including invoices, contracts, and related materials for account receivable items.
  • Responds to inquiries about Adult and Youth programs via phone, email, and social media.
  • Enrolls students in registration system.
  • Coordinates and implements miscellaneous tasks and projects to support the smooth operation of Continuing Education and Hofstra Summer Camps.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 1-3 years of administrative experience, preferably in a multi-functional capacity.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software applications.
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on new challenges and learn new skills.
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends, particularly during summer camp season.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with recruiting and onboarding preferred.
  • Experience with coordinating and organizing events.
  • Proficiency with databases including Microsoft Access.


Open Until Filled

Date Posted:


EEO Statement:

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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Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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