College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Division of Performing Arts Administrative Services Coordinator - Theatre Arts
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the Division of Performing Arts are seeking an Administrative Services Coordinator that serves as Assistant to the Chair in the Department of Theatre Arts. Performs administrative and academic support in the Department of Theatre Arts requiring a high degree of discretion and independent judgement. This position also serves as departmental liaison and primary contact for issues concerning faculty, staff, students, alumni and public & private officials.
Key responsibilities include:
Make decisions and exercise a high level of autonomy while typically performing administrative support/management responsibilities for DEO including managing schedules, correspondence, and travel arrangements.
Support the daily operations of the Theatre Arts office.
Assist department with administratively developing new course in MAUI.
Plan and execute specialized events for Department in accordance with DEO's strategic plan.
Serve as advisor for student organization: University Theatres Student Representatives.
Exercise knowledge of faculty HR policies and procedures.
Initiate requests for supplies and equipment, monitor accounts.
Serve as the main contact for student recruitment. Advise incoming transfer students and theatre minors on courses and academic protocols. Train faculty on graduate admissions procedures.
For additional job details and to apply please visit https://jobs.uiowa.edu/ and access requisition #21004689.
In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "relevant file" to the submission.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and export control screening. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.
The Department and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Demonstrates working experience in administrative office support (6 months-1 year office experience).
Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively transmit, receive and interpret ideas, information, and needs through appropriate communication methods and behaviors with faculty, staff, students and outside constituencies, at a working proficiency level.
Working knowledge of and ability to use office support tools available on the desktop (e.g., Microsoft Office suite: calendaring, word processing, e-mail, presentation software, web editing and spreadsheets)
Demonstrates working ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgment as to prioritizing and time allocation.
Working knowledge and evidence of success in organizing and planning tasks and events and meeting deadlines.
Knowledge of and/or interest in Theatre or performing arts is desirable.
Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.