Manager, Office of Student Employment

Updated: about 9 hours ago
Location: Hempstead, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime


Manager, Office of Student Employment
School/Division: Office of Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Office: Office of Human Resources/Office of Student Employment
Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time
About Hofstra Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
Description: The Manager, Office of Student Employment is responsible for the various procedures that result in the referral and hiring of over 1,500 student employees annually. Monitors the Federal Work-Study Program and associated budget allocations. Coordinates with Office of Financial Aid for Federal Work-Study eligibility and coordinates with Office of Academic Records to verify student status. Educate faculty, staff and students regarding the campus Student Employment Program. Represent the Office of Student Employment at events for prospective students and families including National Student Employment Week events, Welcome Week workshops and other departmental initiatives.
Characteristic responsibilities and duties include but not limited to:
• Collaborate with on-campus student employment supervisors on developing, posting, and marketing student employment opportunities.
• Update and maintain database of student employment postings including on-campus and off-campus (FWS) student employment positions.
• Ensure that work authorizations, payroll and federal employment eligibility forms are completed.
• Enter all student employment positions and accompanying data into Banner.
• Facilitate and authorize stipend pay to applicable student positions that do not constitute employment.
• Administer the appointment/re-appointment of Graduate Assistantship positions and associated compensation including tuition.
• Develop and maintain a student employment website, handbook and/or other educational resources for supervisors and students about the student employment system.
• Oversee and manage the University’s Federal Work-Study job placement, student award amounts and departmental budgets in collaboration with the Offices of Student Financial Services and Finance.
• Maintain relationships with community-based programs and agencies in the area to support the development of off-campus federal work study opportunities.
• Monitor FWS award usage by students and reconcile FWS student earnings with Student Financial Services and the Grants Manager in the Controller’s Office.
• Coordinate the Federal Work Study abandoned property process.
• Monitor percentage of participation in community service by FWS students as regulated by the federal government and develop related opportunities.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelors Degree Required
• Minimum 1- 2 years related work experience, preferably within payroll or HRIS processing.
• Proven ability to work within fast-paced deadline driven environment.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Knowledge of basic State and Federal Employment laws.
• Knowledge of Federal Work Study policies, procedures, and regulations.
• Experience working in higher education preferred.
• Demonstrated experience managing budgets and fiscal responsibilities.
• Experience cultivating relationships and communicating effectively, oral and written, with a broad range of constituencies.
• Prior experience working within an HRIS, preferably Ellucian Banner.
Application Instructions: Please submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: careers@hofstra.edu. Please include "Manager, Office of Student Employment" in the subject line.
Voluntary Self-Identification All applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms
Deadline: Open until filled
Date Posted: 11/12/2019
Posting Number: 897881

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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