This position will support programs within the Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology (EDSP) under the supervision of the Department Chair. Specifically, this position will work closely with the Co-Academic Program Directors for Counseling and the Academic Program Director for School Psychology.
This position will primarily support the operations of graduate-level, non-cohort programs in Guidance Counseling (41 units), School Counseling (48 units), Clinical Mental Health Counseling (60 units), and Child Welfare Attendance certification (9 units), and will also support the graduate-level cohort program in School Psychology (63 units). The person in this position is the first point of contact for part-time faculty and prospective students. The position requires knowledge of and experience working in higher education in administration, admissions, and course scheduling. Incumbent will be expected to upgrade knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes concerning the programs in EDSP.
Typically a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes, in particular in the field of teacher education in higher education.
Minimum of four years of progressively responsible administrative support experience, preferably in an academic environment.
Preferred knowledge of program activities, credentialing, and licensure (e.g., LPCC, PPS, LEP).
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by a background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex information.
Ability to multi-task, plan, organize and execute day-to-day operation; work under deadlines and maintain a detail-oriented approach to each task; ability to prioritize and delegate the flow of work on a daily basis; ability to write and edit, prepare memos and minutes, type reports and other documents efficiently.
Highly developed organizational and customer service skills.
Demonstrated computer competency and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and other databases.
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