Student Affairs: NYU

Atlantic Acting School / New York, NY



Atlantic Theater Company, an award winning non-profit Off-Broadway theater, seeks a Student Affairs Manager qualified to work closely with traditionally aged college students to serve the New York University affiliated student population at the Atlantic Acting School.

Reporting to the Director of Conservatory Training, the Student Affairs Manager is primarily responsible for the administrative and co-curricular needs of students in the NYU, Part-Time and Summer Intensive programs.


  • Communicate program-related information to students via in-person class visits, direct email messaging and maintenance of student webpage with up-to-date information
  • Program co-curricular events to foster student engagement
  • Serve as primary point-person for student questions, concerns and grievances and for student-related questions or concerns from faculty
  • Manage all aspects of student evaluation process, including creating grade and narrative evaluation surveys, collecting data, distributing evaluative information to students, chairing mid-term faculty meeting and coordinating student/faculty advising sessions
  • Manage all aspects of soliciting student feedback, including creating and collecting course evaluations and regular reviews of student satisfaction, making recommendations for program improvement as needed
  • Refer students to appropriate support services (advising, student health services, mental health services, disability services) at New York University
  • Work directly with NYU’s student advisors for the purpose of identifying students who are not making adequate academic progress; design appropriate interventions
  • Supervise student affinity groups (Student Council, Atlantic Students of Color)
  • Co-facilitate orientation, share days, graduation and Parents’ Night events
  • Meet with students as needed; mediate student-to-student and student-to-faculty conflicts
  • Relay critical student-related information to relevant faculty
  • Manage attendance tracking system and notify students of attendance infractions
  • Maintain all student files, including contact sheets and email distribution lists and registration rosters
  • Attend student productions
  • Work with faculty to create student groups each semester; cluster students into “buddies” to promote intergenerational relationship-building
  • Collaborate with operations staff to ensure student have building ID’s and knowledge of Covid-related protocols
  • Provide student support to registrants of Atlantic’s year-round Part-Time programming
  • Provide student support to registrants of Atlantic’s Summer Intensive program
  • Provide leadership and vision to ensure compliance in matters relating to student discipline, attendance, guidance services, and safety protocols


  • Three 3+ years of experience in education, preferably higher education working in student affairs advising and/or program-planning
  • A background in theater or theater education
  • Significant experience in team building, cultivating relationships with students and working with others with a collaborative spirit with excellent diplomacy
  • Familiarity with with FERPA
  • Fluency in the Google and Microsoft Office suite and willingness to learn new software
  • A demonstrated history of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and anti-racists practices; ideally formal training in DEIA
  • Facility working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly-motivated, organized and flexible
  • The ability to remain calm under stress and maintain a sense of humor



This position is in-person as of August 1, 2021.

Atlantic Theater Company is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who identify as BIPOC, queer, trans, non-binary, have different abilities, are parents or immigrants are encouraged to apply. For more information about Atlantic Theater Company, please visit:

Please email a cover letter and resume to the attention of Mary McCann at and indicate Student Affairs Manager in the subject line. No phone calls, please.