Answers prospective student questions regarding the program and the application process.
Manages all MAPSS-ECON and MACSS-ECON applications in Slate.
Coordinates the evaluation process of the applications across Assistant Instructional Professors.
Coordinates with MAPSS and MACSS to manage prospective campus days for the department.
Creates information packets for all admitted students for the Econ Math Camp and orientation week.
Advises students on all administrative and curriculum issues, including course registration process and all administrative deadlines.
Obtains computer accounts and data access for students who need them through IT Services.
Coordinates the course vetting process and the enrollment/vetting preferences with teaching faculty on quarterly basis.
Collects all course requests and supporting documents and registers MAPSS-ECON and MACSS-ECON students for Econ and ECMA courses, as well as courses requiring consent and undergraduate courses.
Maintains historical and current record of all student grades, enrollment breakdown, graduation information on quarterly and/or yearly basis in accordance with federal guidelines (FERPA).
Emails alumni for updated job and academic placement.
Administers the process of winter thesis workshop: creates and manages canvas page for students. Collects presentation slides, thesis proposals, and thesis approval forms. Creates and manages workshop presentation schedule, room reservations, and oversees catering.
Collects required forms from graduating students and ensures completion of all requirements.
Orders food and supplies, set up and clean up, reserve rooms, AV, pay related expenses for all MA student related events.
Responsible for providing administrative support for Assistant Instructional Professor.Â
Creates templates for email communications and presentations for Co-Directorâ™s use.
Solves problems in areas such as academic and administrative policy, student admissions, curriculum research and development, and budget development
Collaborates with academic divisions in educating students on safety issues. Interprets student disciplinary issues and prepares an annual university summary of disciplinary actions. Counsels students, parents, and staff in response to concerns, and handles complex situations including student crises
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in related field.
Experience in Student Affairs, Academic Support or closely-related environment.
Proficient in MS Suite, Adobe Professional, AIS, E-payment, FileMaker Pro, ASTRA.
Experience working in a higher education research institution.
Experience in statistics or creating statistical reports.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills with high-level of accuracy and sharp attention to detail.
Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse professional environment.
Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication.
A high level of confidentiality and discretion.
Ability to effectively manage a heavy workload, competing priorities, and tight deadlines.
A quick, self-learner with ability to initiate, organize, prioritize and complete multiple, high-level projects; and work effectively with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to anticipate and respond to future needs.
Works well independently and in a team environment.
Ability to use appropriate resources and follow an issue through to resolution.
Demonstrated sound judgment, ability to solve problems and make effective decisions.
Deep commitment to customer service.
Strong coaching or counseling skills
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