COORDINATOR SENIOR, ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Arizona State University
Arizona State University Div Ed Ldrshp & Innov/West Campus: West 50799BR Salary Range $41,252 - $56,800 per year; DOE Close Date 24-April-2019 Job Description The Coordinator Sr., Academic Programs implements curriculum support activities for the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation, as part of the division's delivery of undergraduate and graduate programs for more than 3,000 students.
We seek a high-performing, positive, service-oriented individual with excellent attention to detail to work with our faculty and staff. An ideal candidate will enjoy preventing and solving operations problems for more than a dozen programs and 3,000 students, and works well under pressure and without constant oversight. A strong candidate will be comfortable and adept at providing program related administrative support to the Assistant Director for Curriculum and Operations as well as the Division Director and the faculty leading individual programs. They will also demonstrate a commitment to advancing her/his team's professional development and advancement. The ideal candidate will demonstrate initiative and independent judgment in both routine and non-routine situations. This position is full-time and reports to the Assistant Director for Curriculum and Operations. Essential Duties Collaborate in periodic academic processes each term/session: Attend essential meetings each term/session, and support the Assistant Director in preparing for such meetingsMaintain Division process documents and enter data in back-end staffing processesCollaborate with other MLFTC/ASU staff and academic professionals in updating key documents such as syllabus templates Provide logistical support to the Assistant Director in curriculum development, including the following: Tracking essential timelines and processes for curriculum reviewReviewing curricular proposals for completeness and accuracyMaintaining records of curriculum actions Assist with hiring of part-time faculty and academic professionals each session: Confirm availability and willingness of recommended individualsSend, receive, and forward appropriate initial paperwork for part-time session hiresMaintain and update orienting materials for part-time facultyConnect new part-time faculty with problem-solving resources as appropriate Maintain and update essential records and files, per division procedures, including but not limited to the following: Incomplete requestsApplications for Faculty Associate and Academic Associate (part-time instructional) positions in selected programsFaculty requests for summer teaching
Maintain direct contact and excellent collaborative relationships with MLFTC colleagues and also personnel of various outside organizations and university departments.
Improve core division functions by actively solving problems as they appear and making recommendations to Assistant Director and Director in improving existing policies/processes/protocols.
Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND five (5) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Desired Qualifications Experience in logistical support in higher educationExperience working in higher education, including a knowledge of academic and administrative policies and procedures and evidence of successful collaboration within and across assigned unitsDemonstrated knowledge of common higher education policies and an understanding of the university organizational structure, including knowledge of and experience with academic staffing and scheduling activities, policies and proceduresFundamental technical skills in word processing, managing spreadsheets and navigating enterprise-level systemsExperience in high productivity, attention to detail, coordination, and follow-through in high-demand operations environments Working Environment Activities are primarily performed in a regular climate-controlled office subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse.Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.Clearly communicate to perform essential functions Department Statement Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge, mobilizes people and takes action to improve education. Nationally recognized as a leading innovator in teacher education and scholarly research, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College prepares over 6,000 educators annually.
MLFTC faculty create knowledge by drawing from a wide range of academic disciplines to gain insight into important questions about the quality of teaching and learning and the performance of education systems.
MLFTC mobilizes people through bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs, through non-degree professional development programs and through socially embedded, multilateral community engagement.
MLFTC takes action by bringing people and ideas together to increase the innovation capabilities of individual educators, schools and organizations, districts and communities. ASU Statement Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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