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Program Administrator

Hofstra University


Posted: 11-Mar-24

Location: Hempstead, New York

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 3652

About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is nationally ranked and recognized as Long Island’s largest private university located in Hempstead, N.Y. When you work at Hofstra, you join a team of talented professionals committed to preparing students for the challenges of tomorrow, in an environment that cultivates learning through the free and open exchange of ideas for the betterment of humankind. The work we do at Hofstra supports the education and well-being of our students, and the workforce of the future. While working towards this mission, employees can take advantage of many enriching experiences on campus. Whether it’s a lunchtime lecture, a Division I NCAA athletics game, a musical concert, a theatre performance, or a visit to one of our two accredited museums, there is always something exciting to do at Hofstra. Enjoy the ease of going to the fitness center, taking a swim, or grabbing a bite to eat without having to leave our beautiful campus! Hofstra University is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a highly qualified and diverse academic community of students, faculty, staff, and administrators respectful of the contributions and dignity of each of its members. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title: Program Administrator

School/Division: School of Business

Office: Frank G. Zarb School of Business – Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time


Reporting to the Executive Director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Program Administrator will provide administrative and operational support for the various programs of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides high level administrative support for the Institute to include processing contracts, scheduling meetings, answering, and directing phone calls, and responding to general email inquiries.
  • Partners with the Executive Director and Associate Director in the coordination of workshops for the Entrepreneurial Assistance Center (EAC) program and Ascend Long Island program by providing technical support, and ensuring online sessions begin promptly.
  • Partners with the Associate Director in the coordination of mentoring sessions for the EAC program and Ascend Long Island.
  • Coordinates logistics for events and programs, including, but not limited to, scheduling locations, ordering required supplies, and maintaining attendee lists.
  • Updates and maintains databases of workshop leaders, consultants, current and former program participants, submitted assignments, and maintains statistical reports providing data required by New York State grant projects.
  • Assists with the marketing and promotion of events for the Institute.
  • Conducts direct community outreach.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least three years of progressive academic or corporate experience in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment.
  • Superb computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of social media marketing, constant contact, manages websites and databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual/Spanish-speaking skills a plus.

EEO Statement:

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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About Hofstra University
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.
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