Under the direction of the Director of Community Standards, the Program Assistant 2 independently coordinates and provides assistance in carrying out both administrative and programmatic matters for the Office of Community Standards. This position provides the initial point of contact for the Office of Community Standards. This staff member will be expected to regularly exercise independent judgment within established practice and policy and to independently resolve a wide variety of administrative problems.
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, student-centered and dedicated professional. The Community Standards staff is committed to the core values of integrity, respect, responsibility and collaboration, helping to engage students in the learning process. Individuals who are seeking an opportunity to challenge and support students to develop and become positive, contributing members of our academic community and society should apply for this position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide case management support for the Community Standards staff which includes scheduling, document collection, correspondence, and file management.
Coordinate the management of hearings (scheduling, paperwork, video-conferencing, etc.).
Collect and analyze data and information about student conduct cases.
Manage office traffic including scheduled appointments, walk-ins, and phones.
Provide administrative support to the Student Care Team
Assist students, parents, and attorneys with questions regarding the student conduct process
Serve as a resource to individuals and groups on matters relating to the Community Standards administrative policies and procedures.
Compile data, which may be computerized, based on research techniques and statistical compilations, requiring and understanding of the program objectives and procedures and the understanding and evaluation of data sources.
Compile and maintain collection of resource materials and program information.
Confer with and assist supervisor in the performance of program administration and activities.
May perform office management duties; direct the workflow and supervise the necessary administrative paperwork; manage records and a complex filing system to support the office, including fiscal, personnel and student records, all of which may be computerized.
Coordinate program logistics and administrative support for Community Standards staff, making adjustments to accommodate changing priority needs.
May assist in the preparation of budgets and control of expenditures.
Write and/or edit informational and promotional materials for use in outreach activities, requiring an understanding of the subject matter.
If applicable, maintain and monitor student records.
Assist in outreach programs and conference planning and make arrangements as necessary.
Perform related duties as required.
Three to five years’ related experience, which demonstrates considerable knowledge of administrative methods and subject areas
Demonstrated ability to independently provide significant program support
Demonstrated ability to work independently and regularly exercise judgment regarding a wide variety of administrative matters
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Good writing and communication skills
Master’s degree in Higher Education in Students Affairs, Counseling or related field
Experience working in a higher education environment
Knowledge of PeopleSoft
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Demonstrated experience working with the public in a diverse environment
This is a full-time, permanent position. The University offers a competitive salary, and outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. For additional information regarding benefits visit: https://hr.uconn.edu/benefits-summaries/.
Please apply online at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, Search #2019498. For full consideration, please upload a cover letter for the position, resume, and a list of three (3) professional references with their contact information. Screening will begin immediately.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2019498)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on April 25, 2019.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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Internal Number: 2019498-2276_1555101261
About University of Connecticut
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