This position requires the incumbent to provide operations
management for School of Art courses: monitor enrollment counts,
make recommendations regarding course cancellations and added
sections, support the creation of new interdisciplinary courses,
and use judgment to offer seats in School of Art courses to
interested students from the Schools of Architecture and
With guidance from the Dean, in consultation with
the faculty, and in accordance with the curriculum of the School of
Art, create and publish course schedules for each term.
Make recommendations to the Dean regarding
Assist the Office of Academic Advisement
with student registration and add/drop, tracking student
progress, and troubleshooting student problems.
Write, edit, and revise documents (e.g., course
schedules and descriptions, catalog copy, Adjunct Faculty
Handbook), memoranda, and correspondence.
Compile data and write reports for outside
accrediting. (NASAD, Middle States Commission on Higher
Assist with faculty personnel matters (appointments,
searches, promotion and tenure.)
Hold primary responsibility within the School of Art
for room scheduling.
Assist in organization of master calendar of School
of Art meetings and events.
Track and document student leaves of absence,
reinstatements, and withdrawals from the School of Art
Assist the Dean with verification of final
Assist with selection and disbursement of student
Serve on Commencement Committee
Provide administrative support for the standing
committees of the School of Art and The Faculty of the School of
Art; serve as secretary to the Administrative Committee.
Collaborate with other Cooper Union schools and
administrative offices (Dean of Students, Registrar, Student
Accounts, Financial Aid, Business Office, Development, Continuing
Education) regarding academic matters and faculty and student
Experience in academic affairs administration or in
college registrar’s office or as a department course
An interest in working with a talented and creative,
often first-generation college attending, student population.
Involvement in professional associations such as
AACRAO (American Association of Collegiate Registrars and
Outstanding communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple assignments and meet
deadlines with minimal supervision.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree strongly
This is a non-union position.
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is
an Equal Opportunity Employer.