The following responsibilities represent Advising.
1) Assign faculty advisors and coordinate faculty advisor training.
2) Serves as primary academic advisor to social work and social welfare Masterâ™s students in the Advanced Standing, Extended Evening, and Part-time Day programs as well as masters students in the social sector leadership and nonprofit management program.
3) Supervises Writing Specialists and promotes writing supports to all SSA students
4) Coordinate note takers and proctor scheduling.
5) Serves as point of contact for directors of programs of study in Dean of Students, tracks 6) students who are participating in a program of study.
6) Facilitate reporting in regards to student standing, which includes quarterly enrollment, grades, GPA, and more communication with students and instructors regarding incomplete grades, deadlines, and academic processes.
7) Coordinate and lead Group Advising session logistics, including live and webinar-style presentations.
8) Coordinate and collaborate with Alumni Affairs to manage the Student Alumni Mentoring Program.
9) Oversee any enrollment changes such as switching programs (part-time/full-time), withdrawals, and leaves of absence.
10) Manage pre-registration process.
The following responsibilities represent Orientation.
11) Takes a lead in planning orientation and transition curriculum for all five programs including scheduling sessions, coordinating logistics, managing budget, and volunteer management.
12) Coordinate webinar style orientation and transition sessions, both before and after orientation.
13) Collaborate with Admissions on developing pre-orientation communications and necessary student pre-requisites.
14) Lead the Orientation Student Planning Committee, including recruitment, training, meeting management, and more.
15) Creates and administer assessment and debrief meetings for orientation programming.
16) Liaison to Office of Field Education for first year administrative registration process.
The following responsibilities represent Graduation .
17) Serves as the lead staff in DOS on graduation coordination with the Registrarâ™s Office.
18) Coordinate the degree audit process and system for DOS, and send necessary audit updates to the Registrarâ™s Office.
19) Lead communication to students regarding graduation and degree conferral details, including application to graduate and ceremony RSVPâ™s.
20) Manage and collaborate on the logistics of graduation events including rehearsals, ceremony management, reception, and diploma distribution.
1) Demonstrated flexibility and ability to multi-task on frequent and constantly changing demands.
2) Ability to effectively communicate with faculty, graduate students, and various. administrative offices at all levels in the University.
3) Excellent organizational skills. 4) Attention to detail. 5) Analytical skills. 6) Ability to meet deadlines. 7) Ability to maintain confidentiality. 8) Ability to resolve problems. 9) Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
10) Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
11) Knowledge, awareness, and skills related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
12) Knowledge of database management software
1) Advanced degree AND five or more years of administrative experience in a student affairs, academic support, or closely-related environment
Experience 1) Experience working in a higher education research institution.
2) Experience with People Soft or similar course management systems.
3) Supervisory experience.
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information
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