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Admissions Support Assistant (short-term)

The Bard Early Colleges, tuition-free, satellite campuses of Bard College operated through partnerships with public school systems, are founded on the belief that many high-school-age students are eager and ready for the intellectual challenges of a college education.

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About Bard High School Early College Manhattan
Bard High School Early College is a screened New York City public high school located on the Lower East Side. A unique partnership between Bard College and the NYC Department of Education, BHSEC seeks to provide a rigorous course of study that emphasizes thinking through writing, discussion, and inquiry. This alternative to the traditional high school is founded on the belief that many young people are ready and eager to do serious college work at age sixteen. Based on the premise that these young adults' ambition to learn must be taken seriously, BHSEC's four-year program enables highly motivated students to earn a New York State high school Regents diploma and a tuition-free Bard College associate's degree in four years.

Position Overview
We are looking for Admissions Support Assistants to help with the student application process. The Assistants will work with the Bard High School Early College admissions staff to facilitate the admissions process. The assistant will assist with the management of a busy admissions office, answering phones, assisting prospective families, and entering data on prospective students into the admissions database. This is a fantastic opportunity for an outgoing, detail-oriented, and well-organized individual with an interest in education and school administration to learn about a unique, progressive high school and to gain valuable office experience. This position would be ideal for a college student (junior, senior, or graduate level) and/or someone with a flexible schedule and a strong interest in education.

We ask for a commitment of 12-15 hours a week for our admissions periods (Admissions Period: Mid-October to January each school year). Interested candidates should submit a cover letter (indicating hours of availability, and the admissions year that you like to work (ex: October 2024 to January 2025) and your related experience) along with a resume.

Start Date: October 2024
Location: 525 E Houston Street, New York, NY

  • The ideal candidate should thrive in a fast paced environment
  • The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented and well-organized individual
  • This position is great for a college student (junior, senior, or graduate level) and/or someone with a flexible schedule and a strong interest in education.
Application Instructions
To apply, please upload a CV (resume) and brief letter of inquiry through the Interfolio job application link provided here:
Review of applications begins immediately and will proceed until the position is filled.

If you have a question about the position, please direct them to [email protected] . Please include your name and “Admissions Support – Short-term” in the subject line of the email.

Bard High School Early College is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. Women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply


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