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December 19, 2022

We're Hiring!

Are you looking to join a team of passionate and creative people working to make the world a healthier place for everyone? Healthy Materials Lab is looking for a candidate for the following position to join our team.

Current opportunities for external search:

Part-Time Program Administrator

Work in the Lab is fast-paced and complex and applicants should be able and willing to multi-task. The candidate must possess strong organizational and communication skills including excellent writing skills. They must be punctual, logical, and self-sufficient and possess a high level of technical computer literacy. This position provides a flexible work schedule with a high expectation of reliability. This is a union administrative position governed by a collective bargaining agreement between Local 1205 Teamsters and the University.


  • Oversight and coordination of public programs, private events, and internal/external meetings. Includes adjusting work schedule on days with evening events.
  • Schedule HML communications, media promotion, and public relations, including mailing list maintenance and upkeep.
  • Undertake writing projects to disseminate the work of the Lab.
  • Assist in updating students through Canvas and/or distributing a range of digital communications for HML’s eLearning programs.
  • Administration of academic partnerships including project management.
  • Creation, implementation, and management of program-level communications and calendar.
  • Oversee expense tracking and reconciliation, and coordinate with relevant university offices as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with equivalent experience required.
  • Exceptionally professional and proactive with an interest in Material Health.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, problem-solve, manage diverse activities, and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills.
  • Pleasant demeanor and positive, can-do attitude.
  • Adhere to the The New School’s COVID-19 protocol


  • Hybrid/Split - Employees hired for this position have regularly scheduled, consistent percentage of time on campus (ex 1-4x/week) and also work some of the time remotely.

Hourly Range:

$27.45/hr - 32.98/hr

Healthy Materials Lab is convinced that the strength and resilience of a team come from diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applicants who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of color), LGBTQ, women, immigrants, and people with disabilities to apply.

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