1) The Senior Academic Affairs Professional provides dedicated academic affairs support to one or more departments in the following areas
2) Coordinates and documents faculty and other academic appointee searches using the University's applicant tracking system
3) Assumes comprehensive responsibility for the drafting, review, assembly, and submission of electronic and paper materials in support of departmental appointive actions
4) Onboards faculty, other academic appointees, postdoctoral researchers, and academic visitors, including coordination of privileging with the University of Chicago Medical Center's Medical Staff Office
5) Processes visa materials, working with the University's Office of International Affairs
6) Serves as a resource to faculty and faculty administrative leaders on University policy and process matters and on BSD's academic guidelines
7) Utilizes oral and written communication skills to promote and ensure efficient processing compliance
8) Contributes to process improvement as an advocate for client departments
9) Drafts correspondence on faculty and other academic appointee matters on behalf of the department chair and/or section chiefsÂ Â Â Â
1) Strong attention to detail, and competence to manage multiple priorities and respond effectively with limited guidance
2) High degree of organization and follow-through
3) Excellent written communication skills
4) Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
5) Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with absolute discretion
6) Ability to maintain calm and courteous demeanor and to work productively despite heavy workload, competing priorities, complex problems, and tight deadlines
7) Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to work independently and with minimal direction
8) Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; willingness and ability to learn new technology
1) Advanced degrees and/or advanced training/certification in academic or general Human Resources
1) At least three years relevant post-college work experience or at least eight years of progressively responsible work experience.
2) Cover letter preferred
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the applicationÂ
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