Administrative Assistant for the Bridge Program

The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college with approximately 1,500 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York City. Our beautiful 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River is just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan.

Job Description
The Bridge Program at the College of Mount Saint Vincent provides opportunities for young adults with various learning abilities to grow their skills related to academic, professional, technical, independent living and socialization in an immersive college environment. The role of the Administrative Assistant is to organize, coordinate, schedule and perform office functions for the department and coordinate communications between administrators, faculty, parents, students, state agencies and the general public. The Administrative Assistant will serve as the family liaison. Reporting to the Director for the Bridge Program, this is a part-time, 10-month position.


  • Organize, coordinate, schedule and perform a wide variety of clerical and other office functions and activities related to the administration of the Bridge program
  • Provide administrative assistance to the program administrators; make, schedule and arrange appointments, meetings and conferences
  • Independently compose letters, memoranda and bulletins as directed
  • Organize budget and financial material to maintain accurate fiscal records
  • Oversee state billing and invoices for the program in coordination with the Office of the Registrar
  • Serve as the initial point of contact and reference source for staff, students, parents, state agencies and the general public
  • Respond to inquiries from students, parents, partners or colleagues as appropriate; route calls to appropriate personnel as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience in a post-secondary or other education setting preferred
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families
  • Knowledge of Outlook, MS Office Suite, Banner and college billing processes
  • Sensitivity to student concerns and a positive attitude
  • Knowledge of OPWDD Self-Direction highly preferred

Application Process
Applicants must send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references who can speak to your professional qualifications by email to All qualified applicants are subject to a background check as part of the final approval process.

College of Mount Saint Vincent is committed to provide equal opportunity, employment, and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The College of Mount Saint Vincent does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.