Graduate Program Manager - Department of Computer Science, Georgetown
Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Georgetown University
Graduate Program Manager - Department of Computer Science, Georgetown College
The Department of Computer Science at Georgetown University seeks a Graduate Program Manager to manage and provide administrative support for our graduate programs. The Department of Computer Science introduced Master's and PhD programs within the last decade. Since then, the programs have been growing gradually, with the current size of approximately 45 Master's students and 25 PhD students. The Graduate Program Manager (GPM) will be the lead provider of administrative and clerical support for the graduate program in Computer Science. This position assumes substantial independent management of the administrative functions of the program. The
The Graduate Program Manager (GPM) is a critical role and must be prepared to meet and interact with all persons and organizations that have business with the graduate program. The GPM must work efficiently and maintain good working relations with the faculty, staff and students in order to support all research, instructional and service missions in the graduate program. The GPM will work closely with the Director of Graduate Studies, and the Department Administrator in Computer Science. Professionalism, cordial relationships and helpful attitudes are essential in the operations of the department. Reporting to the Department Chair, the Graduate program Manager has duties but are not limited to:
- Provide support for graduate admissions, including application processing, immigration paperwork preparation, and sending relevant documents to admitted students.
- Maintain paperwork for graduate students.
- Manage space assignment for graduate students.
- Interact with graduate school.
- Assist in the preparation of marketing materials for the graduate program.
- Communicate with graduate students, and maintain relevant mailing lists.
- Interact with prospective graduate students, and organizing events for them
Budget & Financials
- Prepare and track graduate program-related budget, and help manage student tuition support.
- Assist in organization of graduate program-related events, such as colloquiums, social functions, and career fairs.
- Arrange catering for graduate program-related events as needed.
- Assist with scheduling relevant activities
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Two to three years of office management and administrative coordination experience, preferably in an academic setting.
- Computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) required.
Review of applications begin immediately until the position is filled.
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