Coordinator of Professional Services 499793 - Previous Applicants Need Not Apply
Position Type: Staff
Position Number: 20112135
Department: College of Education & Human Devel Dept
Job Summary/Basic Function: JOB SUMMARY: The Coordinator for Professional Services serves as the Administrative Associate for undergraduate admissions services and other duties working through the Associate Dean's office.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties include receiving and documenting all inquiries and concerns from prospective applicants. This includes meeting with students about the admission process and maintain records of all new candidates. Other duties include but are not limited to:
Facilitates recruitment and enrollment by presenting to undergraduate courses the requirements for admissions
Maintain TEA rules throughout the admission process
Utilize various computer software programs for student registration, tracking, and communication
Audit undergraduate transcripts and student files to verify admission requirements have been met (i.e., calculating GPAs, verifying coursework, verifying TSI standards, performing criminal background checks)
Remove holds and register students for courses in Teacher Education
Organize scholarship meetings
Coordinate faculty and tenure promotion process
Maintain updates on the undergraduate admissions website
Coordinate meeting room schedules for Professional Services and maintains records
Acts as the liaison for student grievance, grade appeal, or other issues on the college level
Prepare travel documents and expense reports
Organizes all university award deadlines and appropriate college committee communications
Provide administrative support to the Office of Professional Services, including screening and handling telephone calls, greeting and directing visitor, scheduling meetings, dealing with administrative situations and inquiries, and communicating with multiple groups and demands
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree is required along with three to four years of progressively responsible secretarial/administrative support experience (or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved).
Commitment to all-inclusive diversity and willing to support the diversity, vision, and goals of the university Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and other related business office applications Ability to problem solve and follow-up Detailed-oriented and possess strong organizational skills Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to function in a highly interactive atmosphere with professionalism Strong student-centered interpersonal skills in a high-profile environment using tact and diplomacy, especially when dealing with the public, faculty, staff, and students Ability to successfully handle multiple tasks and deadline Flexibility, a strong work ethic and a positive attitude in all communications
Security Sensitive Statement: This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana