Assistant to the Associate Provost for Academic Programs


DEPARTMENT

Academic Affairs


POSITION SUMMARY

As assistant to the Associate Provost for Academic Programs, you will be responsible for providing a high-level of administrative support.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Serve as a planning and resource person to directors and staff reporting to the associate provost on a wide range of administrative matters. • Interact with external and internal contacts on behalf of the associate provost. • Drafts correspondence, make meeting and travel arrangements, and maintain files of correspondence. • Maintain a calendar of deadlines to track the associate provost’s activities and projects. • Carry out independent research into problems that may arise and recommend solutions to the associate provost. • Manage searches for directors and staff who report to the Associate Provost. • Collaborate with other administrative staff on coordinating major events, committee work and activities of the Office of Academic Affairs. • Assist the Associate Provost in the student appeals process and maintain tracking of student course appeal paperwork, updating the college administration and students as necessary. • Provide administrative support for the President of the Faculty Senate and Graduate Council. This will entail maintaining calendar schedule for faculty Senate meetings, maintaining the faculty senate website and processes updates in a timely manner, scheduling senate meeting reservations and coordinating meeting resources, organizing and preparing digital and printed materials for distribution to senators and others, and making external meeting and travel arrangements for the senate president and graduate council. • Perform other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education or related field. Knowledge of higher education and common practices. Strong organizational, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Advanced degree & professional work experience in a campus setting.


SALARY

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


DATE POSTED

08/28/2017


CLOSING DATE

Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by September 8, 2017.


POSITION NUMBER

8057

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