Bard Prison Initiative
Admission and Enrollment AssociateEmployer Website: http://apply.interfolio.com/80361
The Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) seeks an Admission and Enrollment Associate. This is a full-time, exempt, 12 month per year position. The successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation and religion. This position is fully benefits-eligible through Bard College. Staff benefits include health insurance with prescription, vision, and dental, as well as employer contributions to a retirement plan. A private institution serving in the public interest, Bard College is committed to critical inquiry, civic engagement, and the expansion of educational access.
The Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) is nationally recognized for its innovative model of academic inclusion. One of the most rigorous and effective college-in-prison programs in the country, BPI is now extending its radical intervention in educational inequity outside of prison through two other full-scholarship degree programs: the Bard Microcollege and BardBac. This position is an opportunity to contribute to BPI’s growth and sustainability by managing admission and enrollment processes and data across all of its programs. It will be located in the BPI office on the Bard College campus in Annandale-on-Hudson.
- Support the BPI Director of Admission in organizing admission processes and timelines across BPI’s programs and campuses;
- Maintain recruitment and admission schedules and materials;
- Maintain admission data and records;
- Process information for student academic accounts, email accounts, and IDs;
- Support the BPI Academic Director in course planning, scheduling, and record keeping;
- Create and maintain course database records;
- Maintain registration schedules and materials;
- Enter registration data and process drop/add requests;
- Create rosters and student enrollment sheets;
- Record and submit grades and grade updates;
- Process academic standing letters to students;
- Maintain record of associate and bachelor’s degrees;
- Maintain communication and strong working relationships with BPI colleagues and related Bard College offices.
- Commitment to BPI’s mission of defying expectations of who college is for and where it might lead;
- Significant experience using databases;
- Familiarity and skill in use of FileMaker databases preferred but not required;
- Experience working on team projects;
- Strong attention to detail and excellent communication and organizational skills
- Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and work in standard office environment;
- Must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds;
- Must be able to work occasional weekends and evenings as needed.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information. Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.