Project Coordinator, Office of Academic Advising, College of Arts & Sciences
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: 43764
The College of Arts & Sciences seeks an enthusiastic, detail-oriented Advising Office Project Coordinator to oversee a broad range of responsibilities for the Office of Academic Advising. This position works primarily with the Dean, the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, and the Director of Advising to support daily operations and special projects in the CAS Advising office. This position reports to the Director of Advising.
Greet and provide information and assistance to visitors, faculty and staff entering office suite, creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all
Answer phones for the office and assist callers by answering questions or routing calls as appropriate; provide front desk presence and help coordinate staffing (virtual and/or in-person) for the reception desk in the Office of Academic Advising
Assess student needs and schedule appointments accordingly; refer to other offices as appropriate
Schedule and organize events, meeting facilities, equipment, and meals as requested
Assist in all recruitment related outreach to prospective students and support our Recruitment Coordinators as well as the Associate Dean, Director of Advising, and Academic Advisors in these efforts
Assist with planning and implementation of recruitment and retention initiatives as well as advising-related open houses, both online and in person, including helping to transport materials to and from events
Work with UM Shared Services to prepare and/or process purchase and supply orders/requisitions, contracts and maintain equipment/supply inventory
Support all functions of academic advising while following processes outlined in our Office Procedures Manual
Support the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and the Director of Advising as they coordinate Advising Office operations
Provide a bridge for smooth communication between the office and other University units
Act as a liaison and source of information and support for the staff, faculty, Dean and department Chairs; assist with interpretation of the University and/or College HR policies, practices and procedures related to advising
Manage special projects for the Office of Advising
Other duties as assigned
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas.
Full time, 40 hours / weekly
Pay commensurate with education and experience. Hiring Range: $17-$20.00 hourly Grade Level: 008 University Title: Program/Project Support Coordinator I
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
At least one year of experience in higher-ed setting; Experience working with diverse student populations; Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Excel; Experience with UM system applications including Peoplesoft, SLATE, MyView, DARS; Some experience creating and updating promotion and recruitment materials; experience managing social media platforms
Cover Letter and Resume should be uploaded with Application to the UMSL Job site: Http://umsl.jobs
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