Responsible for campus academic affairs functions, including general administration, administrative support, academic planning, faculty affairs, student affairs, and supporting marketing and enrollment management efforts.
Coordinates and supports collaborative efforts of Graham and University offices including UCPE, the Dean of Students, Registrar, Bursar, Student Loan Administration, UChicagoGrad, and Alumni Relations, to execute processes for current students and alumni ensuring student and alumni needs are met.
Supports and coordinates academic planning, including setting course schedules and ensuring student curricular requirements are met throughout the academic year.
Provides support when needed with course management systems for faculty.
Coordinates the process of seeking home department approval for hiring faculty and collaborates with HR and Payroll teams to ensure faculty payments are processed and received.
Ensures course listings remain accurate and updated on Graham website and in University systems.
Facilitates quarterly course evaluations, reviews completed evaluations and provides feedback to Director.
Liaise between students and shared services departments.
Coordinates and supports new student orientation sessions for MLA students, including development of more extensive and rigorous orientation session tailored to ensure success of returning students in an interdisciplinary curriculum.
Assists with student academic advising.
Manages student financial aid process.
Serves as main point of contact with DOS for Convocation processing, tracking student progress, and approving graduate application.
Identifies and explores community building activities and events to increase student belonging and alumni engagement.
Works with academic support staff, including MLA writing advisers, ensuring student academic support needs are being met.
Performs market research, testing feasibility of program initiatives and potential target audiences. Reviews and updates marketing and website material to ensure accuracy of content and proper messaging to prospective students; supports the process of updating and deploying message.
Assists in the development and execution of communication, correspondence, and tracking of prospective students from lead qualification and cultivating relationships through registration.
Supports enrollment management and recruitment efforts for the program, including fielding incoming questions and program inquiries, advising prospective students through the application process, and reviewing and recommending candidates for admissions.
Designs, coordinates, and ensures the successful execution of recruitment events, including MLA Faculty Lecture events.
Organizes and co-hosts monthly program information sessions for prospective students.
Holds regular advising appointments for prospective students.Â
Collects data, generates reports, and reviews recruitment efforts on a quarterly basis to ensure enrollment goals are met; works with Director to adjust strategy as needed.
Gathers and analyzes data concerning program performance, and writes reports. Monitors program budgets.
May review work of and serve as a resource to program support staff and program instructors.
Performs other related work as needed.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Accomplished communication skills.
Exceptional organizational skills.
A strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Work well with others in a highly collaborative environment.
An entrepreneurial mindset.
Work independently in a fast-paced environment and to prioritize among competing tasks.
Passion for the mission of Graham and the commitment of the University of Chicago to deep inquiry and the rigorous pursuit of knowledge.
Expertise working with adult learners.
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