*EXTENDED - Undergraduate/Graduate Field Coordinator - Dept. of Science & Technology Studies - Admin. Asst. IV
Location: Ithaca, New York
Internal Number: WDR-00032169
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In this fast-paced supportive team environment, work independently under general supervision of the Administrative Manager to provide a full range of undergraduate major support to the Director of Undergraduate Studies (DGS) and graduate field support to the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS).
Graduate Field: Serve as a resource to graduate students, graduate field faculty, and DGS regarding policies and procedures, support, applications, fulfillment of requirements, financial status, registration status, and graduate appointments.
Undergraduate Majors: Manage the administrative support functions for the S&TS Undergraduate Program, which includes the Biology & Society Major (approximately 300 students in a program shared with CALS), Science & Technology Studies Major (approx. 10 students), and the Honors Program in both majors. Responsibilities for this position include: independently providing information to students regarding policy and procedures within each college; develop and maintain applications, all forms and handouts; managing the applications process for both majors each fall and spring semester and throughout the year; monitoring of students' progress toward degree requirements; acting as liaison between the Director of Undergraduate Studies and others within and outside the university, students, faculty, administrators, parents, and alumni; maintaining student and faculty databases; assigning advisors to current majors and incoming freshmen and reassignment of students whose advisor may be on leave; and organizing informational meetings, open houses, and commencement.
Starting Pay Range: $25.44 - $27.91
Required Qualifications: Associate's Degree with 2-4 years of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.Strong communication and writing skills required.Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality and also be sensitive, while compassionate, to student issues and adhere to Federal FERPA guidelines.Able to pay attention to detail and have outstanding organizational skills, have the ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines, and have proven ability to work effectively with others.Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel.Prior experience in an academic teaching department, particularly as an undergraduate assistant is desirable. Knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn, DUST, Acalog, CCI, PeopleSoft, Brio, FileMaker, Adobe In-Design, Kuali, Workday, Outlook Calendar.
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No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for the position.
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