The Graduate College is seeking an Academic Program Management and Services Associate provide academic and program support and coordination for the Immunology, and Molecular Medicine IDGP programs. Duties to include:
·Coordinating and monitoring the recruitment process for prospective IDGP graduate students
·Serving as liaison with students and their families
·Providing information, guidance and interpretation of UI academic policies and procedures
·Coordinating the enrollment and orientation processes
·Planning and implementing recruitment activities
For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.
About the Graduate College:
Founded in 1900, the University of Iowa (UI) Graduate College manages the enrollment and degree progress for nearly 5,000 students from over 100 graduate programs in 10 different colleges which span the Arts and Humanities, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Engineering, Education, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Business.
The Graduate College has a history of innovation, which serves as a strong foundation for our contemporary initiatives in graduate education. The UI was among the first universities to offer MFA and DMA degrees, to accept and foster interdisciplinary research by faculty and students, and to embrace professional degrees at the doctoral level (DPT, DNP, and AUD).
The mission of the UI Graduate College is to foster an intellectual environment conducive to exemplary research, scholarship, and creativity among graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty. The College makes every effort to ensure that the graduate programs offered by the University are of high quality and stimulate the creation of new knowledge and information, and that these efforts simultaneously benefit both graduate and undergraduate student learning. The Graduate College serves as an advocate for graduate education, allocates resources that support graduate students and programs, manages policies and procedures to establish and assess graduate programs, and fosters interdisciplinary programs.
The Graduate College promotes excellence in the academic community with 11 graduate programs ranked among the top 10 best programs in the nation (U.S. News and World Report, 2019). The UI Graduate College leads the nation's public institutions in high-quality dissertations, with five winners and twelve finalists in the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS/UMI) Distinguished Dissertation Award competition.
The Graduate College also undergoes periodic by the Office of the Provost and conducts periodic review of graduate programs, ensuring high quality programs that continue to prepare students to become part of the highly skilled workforce needed to solve the complex social and economic problems locally, nationally, and globally in the 21st century.
·A Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
·Related administrative experience (typically six months to one year) supporting the daily operations of an office or program including serving as a liaison, and event planning and coordination is required.
·Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively transmit, receive and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through appropriate communication methods and behaviors at a working proficiency level is required.
·Working proficiency in the use of computer software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, web content management, and database software is required.
·Demonstrated working proficiency in the ability to work with variety of individuals and groups in a constructive manner while appreciating the unique contribution of diverse individuals (i.e. individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran status) is required.
·The ability to occasionally assist with meetings and events outside of normal working hours is required.
Highly Desirable Qualification
·Experience with graduate student program recruitment, admission, enrollment, orientation and liaison is highly desirable.
·Demonstrated ability to adjust and develop self to prepare for new or changing assignments, processes, people or priorities as organizational needs dictate at a working proficiency level is desirable.
·Working knowledge and proficiency with social media platforms is desirable.
·Knowledge of University of Iowa policies, procedures, systems and regulations including P-Card purchases policies and Pro-Trav trip requests is desirable.
·In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 19005244_1578692812
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.