Administrative Coordinator - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - (19001772)
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office supports the vision and strategy of the Graduate Dean and strives to create an intellectually engaging experience for the graduate students. The office interacts with all administrative units that touch graduate students, including academic affairs, admissions, student affairs, and alumni development. The office oversees the admission of students to all graduate degree programs, awards scholarships, fellowships, and teaching assistantships in consultation with academic departments, and reviews academic standing and policies governing all graduate students in Arts and Sciences. The office also oversees curriculum changes across and development of new graduate programs, as well as develops and implements Academic and professional development programs for graduate students.
The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for the administrative support and implementation of the processes and graduate school programming run through the Office of the Dean Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS). In this highly visible role, the Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for working with department administrators and graduate directors on recruitment initiatives and implementing a high-touch communication strategy for newly admitted students. In this capacity, the person in the role will manage processes such as identifying target markets, scheduling and facilitating webinars and chats with newly admitted students, coordinating the peer-candidate outreach program within the departments and programs, monitoring the social media campaign, and compiling and disseminating information about events and activities that would be appealing to and helpful for newly admitted candidates to attend. The person in this role will also be responsible for overseeing the admissions admitted applicant bin and tracking scholarship decisions and facilitating questions with departments. During times when recruitment and yield are less intensive, the administrative coordinator will support the various functions of the GSAS dean's office.
Knowledge and experience as typically acquired by a high school diploma/GED and 5+ years of related administrative experience OR a bachelor's degree and 3+ years of related experience.
Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including word processing, editing and graphics functions, spreadsheet and database knowledge.
In addition, bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Familiarity working with a higher education environment.
Bachelor's degree and 3- 4+ years of experience preferred.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administrative Support
Organization: Graduate Arts & Sciences
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Sep 4, 2019, 2:39:32 PM
Internal Number: 19001772
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