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Assistant to the Dean/Office Manager

Manhattanville College
Job Location:
Purchase, New York
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Manhattanville College is seeking an Assistant to the Dean/Office Manager. This position is responsible for the the oversight of the School of Education. The position reports to the Dean of the School of Education.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedules meetings for the Dean and manages the Dean’s calendar
  • Assists the Dean in preparing documents for meetings, events, and other School-related activities
  • Works with the Associate Deans, Assistant Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, Committee Chairs, and staff to coordinate events and meetings
  • Works with the external community (e.g., school districts, departments of education, accreditation agency, state and national associations, and advisory boards) to schedule and coordinate meetings related to the Dean’s office
  • Maintains communication with partnership schools and liaisons
  • Assists the Dean in communicating with potential partners and donors
  • Assists the Dean with special projects and research
  • Assists with searches of administrative personnel and faculty
  • Manages all facets of student worker recruitment and responsibilities for the School of Education
  • Acts as point person for all Information Technology and phone issues
  • Coordinates moves and work orders within the School of Education
  • Serves as back up for office operations as needed
  • Receives and assists students in the main office and directs student inquiries to the appropriate person
  • Attends and participates in College sponsored special events
  • Assists with agendas/keeps minutes for meetings related to partnership schools
  • Assists with outreach to school districts in region
  • Maintains contracts/agreements
  • Helps to organize, implement, and host School of Education events
  • Additional duties as assigned

Core Competencies/Skills

  • The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key competencies:
  • Ability to organize and prioritize projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with technology, especially Microsoft Office tools
  • High level of professionalism; ability to exercise discretion and good judgment
  • Ability to multi-task with many different types of responsibilities
  • Skillful in working with faculty, administrators, students, community partners, and other professionals related to Manhattanville College School of Education
  • Ability to develop and assist with the writing of multiple documents related to the oversight of the School of Education

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • A minimum of two years of Administrative experience
  • Must be detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Able to adapt to different situations
  • Familiar working in a Higher Education setting

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible


Manhattanville offers an excellent benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage. There are monthly employee contributions to these plans (amounts vary depending upon which option is chosen).
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account (with election of the high deductible health plan)
  • Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Long-Term Disability. This is fully paid for by the college. Supplemental Life Insurance is also available with an additional cost.
  • Employer paid confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO), including vacation, personal days and sick time
  • 403(b) Plan through TIAA-CREF. College contributes 3.5% of your salary when you contribute 2.5%.
  • US Alliance Financial Credit Union Membership (optional)
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Remote Work Policy (this position would be eligible)
  • Tuition Remission (for classes at Manhattanville)
  • Tuition Exchange Program (with other colleges/universities)
  • Commuter Transit Benefit

For consideration, send cover letter and CV/resume to jobs@mville.eduwith OneStop Representative in the subject line.


To ensure consideration of your application, please return the questionnaire found in the link below. You must return the form, even if you choose not to answer the individual questions, for your application to be reviewed.

Manhattanville College is committed to equality of educational opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate against current or prospective students and employees on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. If you are unable to complete this application process due to a disability, contact Manhattanville Human Resources at to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process.

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