Graduate School: Assistant to the Dean & Manager of Graduate Student Services to assist the Dean of the Graduate School and assist graduate students in all aspects of their time at Miami.
Duties: Process graduate students' theses and dissertations; assist graduate students in person, on phone, and email, handling especially sensitive and complex student issues in a professional and discrete manner; provide counsel to students on the full range of policies and procedures for graduate students; monitor academic progress, timely and accurate graduation clearance of all students, collaborate with the Registrar and Commencement Office regarding commencement issues; responsibility for graduate student orientation and commencement planning; identify, recommend, and implement improvement of graduate student services; process awards and scholarships for graduate students; serve as the advisor of the Graduate Student Association. Assist with day-to-day operations of the graduate school; manage the Dean’s schedule; enforce policies of the Graduate School, including recommending new policies and procedures as needed; manage graduate school email accounts, social media accounts; reconcile P-cards, Master card statement and requisitions; manage paperwork and minute taking for Graduate Council; other duties as assigned.
Require: Bachelor's degree or three years of relevant professional experience; strong ability in problem identification and reasoning; ability to develop original ideas to solve problems; superb interpersonal skills and desire to help students; thorough and effective verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills. This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.)
Desire: Experience in a college setting or experience in a student services role.
Submit cover letter and resume to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/496455/. Direct inquiries to Rose Marie Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins on January 24, 2020 and continues until position is filled.
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Internal Number: 496455
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”