The Coordinator for the School of the Arts reports to the Director/Chair of the School of the Arts and assists the Director/Chair in planning, developing, and coordinating, all SOA programs, and also shares responsibility for advising students regarding School of the Arts options.
The Coordinator for the School of the Arts manages the day-to-day office operations of the School of the Arts, including scheduling of office hours for advising and maintaining the files of the School of the Arts Office, including sensitive student information in conformity with university policy. Additionally, the Coordinator for the School of the Arts is responsible for serving as liaison with the Risk Management office, acting as the hub of communication between SOA and Enrollment Services and facilitating the resolution of problems, updating course schedules, and filing changes to courses with Enrollment Services as they arise. The Coordinator handles communication and follow up with Web Operations in maintaining the SOA website.
Willingness and ability to work nonstandard hours, including evenings and weekends, if needed.
1. Completion of business courses related to general office and administrative skills or demonstrated equivalency through work experience. College credits preferred. Associate's or Bachelor's Degree a plus.
2. A minimum of 3 years of administrative experience, preferably in a multi-faceted, fast-paced work environment, including office management responsibilities, experience with administrative record keeping and budget maintenance, and interfacing with multiple organizational units. Prior experience in an academic environment demonstrating an understanding of academic affairs and enrollment practices preferred. Familiarity with risk management practices preferred.
3. Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills, problem-solving ability, and organizational skills. Well organized, detail oriented, independent, and collaborative in carrying out responsibilities. Ability to work and communicate well with faculty, program directors and students.
4. Strong analytical skills with the ability to work accurately with budget data, resolve problems, and generate reports.
5. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, email, and the internet. Working knowledge of website content management software. Familiarity with Ellucian Colleague and/or WebAdvisor preferred. Ability to quickly learn new programs/applications.
6. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.
Campus: Florham Campus, Madison, NJ
Hiring Manager: Howard Libov
Department: School of the Arts-Florham
Internal Number: 7683
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