The core mission of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University in Bloomington is to unlock the mysteries of the human brain and behavior, and to prepare students to apply that knowledge to improve the lives of people around the globe. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as core strengths and essential elements of research, teaching, and service; and we are committed to broadening interactions among students, faculty, and staff that allow us to learn from our differences and to reexamine deeply held assumptions about ourselves and the world. As a part of the College of Arts and Sciences (The College), we are a highly multidisciplinary department, with faculty and students carrying out research ranging from molecular neuroscience to artificial intelligence. We currently have over 65 full-time faculty, more than 30 department-serving staff members, ~100 graduate students, ~1700 undergraduate majors, ~750 undergraduate minors, and offer nine different undergraduate credentials, including a BS / BA in Psychology, a BS in Neuroscience, a BS in Organizational and Business Psychology, and certificate in Clinical Science.
More information about the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University may be found here .
This position serves as the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies [who is a faculty member who typically serves 2-4 terms] and is the manager of undergraduate operations for the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, including oversight of a top College undergraduate enrollment and revenue stream. This position works closely with the Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) to oversee all 9 credentials offered by PBS (Psychology BS, Psychology BA, Psychology Minor, Neuroscience BS, Neuroscience Certificate, Organizational and Business Psychology BS, Psychology of Business Certificate, Clinical Psychological Science BS, Clinical Science Certificate). This position is also responsible for department scheduling and the managing administrative needs in partnership and coordination with the DUS, the academic advisors, the registrar's office, and the office of the associate dean for undergraduate education in the college of arts and sciences.
Bachelor's degree and two years of experience in a related field.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Three years of experience in the area of student records or academic administration.
Strong knowledge of and comfort level with technology and software/tools (e.g., Microsoft Office - Word, Excel). High attention to detail, along with strong problem-solving skills and critical thinking. Strong organizational ability. Ability to work independently and effectively with frequent interruptions and diverse populations. Tactfulness, patience, and good judgment. Ability to deal with a large number of students and faculty. Ability to remain calm and work well during hectic and intense periods, such as the beginning and endings of semesters. Experience working with a team within rigid deadlines (e.g., class schedules).
Knowledge of University policies, procedures, and systems (most notably, the course registration process and experience using IU systems such as IUIE, SIS, Elivira, and Qualtrics) is strongly preferred. Prior experience scheduling coursework for a large academic unit or department also strongly preferred, as well as a general interest in undergraduate education, curriculum development, and the discipline of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Training and/or experience in program development, program management, and/or staff and faculty engagement.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.