Coordinator of Academic Affairs
Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Georgetown University
Coordinator of Academic Affairs - Center for Security Studies (CSS), Security Studies Program (SSP)
The Coordinator of Academic Affairs works with the Director of Academic Affairs in the Center for Security Studies (CSS) /Security Studies Program (SSP) to provide student advising, registration, and related academic support to 400+ SSP graduate students. This position is also responsible for summer grant and scholarship coordination. Duties include but are not limited to:
Academic Advising and Administration
- Provide academic advising for new and continuing students throughout the academic year in collaboration with the Director of Academic Affairs.
- Review student course plans to confirm students are meeting program requirements.
- Process pre-registrations and add/drop for students.
- Advise the Director of Academic Affairs of any students experiencing academic or other personal issues and assist in referring students to appropriate resources.
- Assist the Director of Academic Affairs in planning and executing new student orientation.
- Manage the SSP application process for the Graduate School's language scholarship program.
- Work with Director, Associate Director, and Director of Academic Affairs to review course plans before Coordinator of Faculty Affairs finalizes and submits to the Registrar's Office.
- Work with the Director of Academic Affairs to provide feedback on mid-semester course evaluations for new faculty and analysis on course evaluations for continuing faculty.
- Communicate course offerings, program requirements, and related deadlines to students.
- Provide leadership, support, and guidance for SSP Student Council, Georgetown Security Studies Review (GSSR) and other student organizations.
- Manage publication of GSSR Fall and Spring issues.
Summer Grant and Scholarship Coordination
- Serve as primary point of contact for SSP summer grants and scholarships.
- Manage the application and distribution process in coordination with the CSS Associate Director and the CSS Center Administrator.
- Bachelor's degree
- 2-3 years of professional experience in academic advising or closely related field
- Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and a commitment to outstanding customer service are essential
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