Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.
Under general supervision, performs complex, multistep activities pertaining to student records and recruitment, admissions support, accreditation management, advising, inventory of instructional supplies and equipment, and general academic programmatic administrative support for the Physician Assistant program.
Coordinates administrative processes and/or marketing efforts involved in supporting PA Program with tasks related to recruitment, selection, admission, registration, orientation, and progression of students. Coordinate record reviews as needed with graduate and international student offices. Support centralized admissions processes through CASPA as needed. Maintains confidential student files; utilizes various software platforms, including, but not limited to, PeopleSoft, Student Success Collaborative, ARC-PA eAccreditation, Microsoft Excel to manage and report data. Supports programs with specialized advising needs: provides accurate information to students regarding university policies, procedures, academic requirements, campus resources, and degree completion planning. Compiles and maintains records related to administrative processes associated with program assessment, evaluation, accreditation, and clinical education. Enters data related to program accreditation and prepares reports. Provides administrative support for clinical agency affiliation agreements; works in collaboration with PA Program Director, Clinical Coordinator and Dean’s Office to ensure affiliation agreements are complete and current. As directed, provide follow-up communication support with Office of General Counsel. Initiates routine communication; receives, screens, and responds to inquiries on the phone or in writing; provides general information about University and PA Program; maintains department/program communication regarding admissions requirements, basic academic policies, general program information, and routine email/letters/phone scripts. Provide support for equipment, supplies and inventory needs of PA program. Other duties to support success of PA program, faculty and students as assigned.
Successful candidates will have...
Bachelor's degree and at least three years of related work experience
Experience in a college setting with previous advising and/or student-related experience.
Excellent organizational and management skills that allow for coordination of complex activities and projects.
Ability to multitask and set priorities to accomplish work by stated deadlines.
Strong communication skills that facilitate working relationships with students, faculty, staff, preceptors, community partners and advisory committee.
Knowledge and skills with computer software programs including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, cloud-based programs and website management.
Ability to travel to off-site locations when necessary for program support (e.g. open houses, information sessions, program meetings)
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, please click here.
If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you. For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.
The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University System of Maryland (USM) has recently determined that mandating a COVID vaccine for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM is both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety. As a prospective hire at TU, proof of your full COVID19 vaccination must be demonstrated before you begin employment with the University.
Internal Number: 210000G3
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).