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The UC San Diego Department of Economics is among the top 20% of ranked Ph.D. programs according to the National Research Council's assessment of doctoral programs in the U.S.. The Department has over 1800 undergraduate majors, 190 minors, and serves more than 14,000 enrollments annually. Currently there are 40 ladder-rank faculty, 130 graduate students, and 12 administrative staff members.
In consultation with department management, uses professional concepts in drafting department schedule for courses, seminars, and special events, taking into consideration faculty leaves, preferences, and faculty course load, classroom availability, and enrollment figures. Schedule may be reviewed to ensure it meets the needs of students for degree progression. Independently obtains classrooms for courses taking into account the requirements and restrictions of the Campus Scheduling Office.
Additionally, coordinates the Instructional Assistant (IA) program, which includes Graduate TA's and Readers, and Undergraduate Instructional Apprentices and Tutors. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, e-Course approvals, textbook coordination, student advising, and facilities support.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
Experience working with faculty to solicit course materials needed for instruction, monitoring submissions and timeliness of submissions by faculty. Experience working with course materials, ordering course materials, inventorying course materials or something similar. Experience tracking course requirements, instructional materials needed, textbook orders, etc. or similar.
Very strong calendaring experience. Strong experience juggling appointments, meetings, schedules. Experience scheduling courses and classrooms.
Experience in an administrative position directly working with faculty who are actively involved in teaching; understanding of classroom activities and classroom scheduling. Knowledge of department and school/college general and major course requirements.
Experience working in a fast-paced customer/student-centric position. Experience working directly with students and instructors, providing information or advice. Customer service skills.
Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.
Knowledge of department, organization, and University policies, procedures, and directives.
Interpersonal skills to work with department senior management, faculty, and students. Experience interacting with faculty, staff, and students with tact and diplomacy.
Ability in problem identification, reasoning, analysis to identify trends. Sound judgment with the acumen and sensitivity to identify those decisions and activities which require higher level consultation and/or group collaboration.
Experience independently analyzing information, problems, situations and procedures to define the problem or objective, identify key causes, identify relevant concerns or factors and formulate logical and objective conclusions.
Ability to find solutions to conflicting situations. Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Ability to develop a vision or image of how a system/process should operate under ideal and less than ideal circumstances to aid in developing different approaches of the Department's mission for students.
Strong attention to detail, particularly to numerical information such as enrollment numbers and classroom capacity.
Solid organizational skills and experience multi-tasking within demanding time frames. Exceptionally strong organizational and time management skills; proven ability to set priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities and take into consideration deadlines, competing requirements and complexity.
Experience with deadlines and prioritization of work related to the academic calendar, master course schedule, and time frame of an academic quarter/semester at UC or at another comparable university.
Familiarity of UCSD undergraduate and graduate academic requirements.
Ability to work with minimal supervision, take ownership of work performance, follow through on
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