The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences seeks to hire a Graduate Program Coordinator (NE). This is a full-time (100% FTE), professional, non-exempt (hourly-paid) position. The Department of Psychology is an active, growing and fast-paced department. The Graduate Program Coordinator is responsible for performing the following duties:
ACADEMIC SUPPORT DUTIES
Serving as the primary contact for our doctoral and terminal masters graduate programs
Providing graduate student assistance, including tuition remission processing, graduation certification, graduate coursework documentation, and graduate student tracking
Assisting the Graduate Directors with admissions processes including OnlineApply, Catalyst, data entry; coordinating/processing graduate scholarships and fellowships
Advising and communicating with prospective 4+1 students for the terminal Master's program
Managing and administering data collection and records for graduate programs. Preparing and maintaining departmental databases and generating periodic program data reports
Responding to graduate program-related inquiries (written, in-person, or telephone) from faculty, students, applicants, and members of the general public
Working collaboratively with graduate school staff on student and program issues and procedural requirements
Providing reminders to graduate students about important annual and semester activities.
Serving as the primary coordinator for graduate course orders and tracking in Catalyst/Bi-Query
Maintaining departmental Blackboard/Canopy information for the graduate programs in the department
Providing support to academic committees, as needed
Coordinating various special events and program meetings
Maintaining confidentiality of information
HR and ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
Scheduling classrooms, meetings and appointments; preparing agendas and other documents for distribution at meetings and events
Process and manage graduate student stipends and budgets
Providing administrative assistance to the Department Head and Program Directors as needed, including making copies, filing, sending faxes, distributing mail, and answering telephones
Managing and documenting key orders for faculty, staff, and students
Serving as primary UC-Flex Timekeeper for hourly student positions
Making departmental purchases via p-card and/or purchase requisitions
Sharing supervisory duties for undergraduate student workers
Providing other back-up duties, as needed, to support departmental staff
Bachelor's Degree with one (1) year of experience; -OR- Associate's degree with three (3) years of experience; -OR- five (5) years of experience.
Experience must be in program coordination
Strong data-entry and computer skills including experience using Microsoft Office Suite, database software, and/or other similar software programs
Strong written and oral communication skills to support directors with official offer letters, email distributions, and online information
Strong organizational and time management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
Demonstrated ability to work well in a collaborative, team-based atmosphere
Respect for diversity and individual differences in all aspects of professional behavior
Demonstrated success in working in an administrative support role
Interested and qualified candidates must complete our online application at https://jobs.uc.edu (Search Requisition #34022). In addition to the online application you must attach a current copy of your resume or CV. In addition to these items, you must also include a cover letter, not to exceed one page, detailing your interest and qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to respond to a question describing your experience with, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. We will review applications as they are received and continue to accept and review applications until the position has been filled.
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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