The Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law at NYU School of Law is seeking a full-time Coordinator to support the Faculty Director, Executive Director, and Center operations.
You are highly organized and excited to support this fast-paced center within the Law School. You have a track record of delivering results on assignments and excel at balancing time-sensitive requests and competing priorities. You are a clear communicator with emotional maturity and the ability to work well with people of different backgrounds and experiences. You are eager to work closely with academics, legal practitioners, and University administrative staff.
The Coordinator will report to the Faculty Directors ("FD"), Executive Director ("ED"), and post graduate fellows and will be responsible for the following:
Providing top-notch comprehensive administrative, research, logistical, and marketing support for the center
A broad variety of administrative tasks for the FD and ED including managing an active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging meetings and complex plans or events, travel itineraries, and agendas; assisting with budgeting, and grant compliance, assisting with the production and publication of reports, supporting the Center's social media and digital, public-facing presence, and compiling research and needed materials for projects and meetings.
Planning, coordinating, and ensuring the FD's and ED's schedule is followed and respected.
Researching, prioritizing, and following up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the FD and ED, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature.
At least 2 years' experience supporting executive staff, preferably in a nonprofit organization.
Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, advisory committee members, NYU staff, and external partners.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
Proven ability to handle information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of responsiveness.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, social media platforms, project management software such as Slack and Asana.
Commitment to advancing the Center's mission focused on racial justice and plan for growth.
The Center on Race, Inequality and the Law will conduct a significant portion of its work remotely through calendar year 2021, though the precise details of remote and in-person work depend upon the COVID 19 pandemic and a pending assessment of workspace needs. The Center is committed to providing a productive and supportive environment for all employees.
You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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