Educational Program Coordinator

Position Information

University Code 10112 University Title Academic Affairs Coordinator University Job Family Academic & Faculty Affairs ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Job Series Scope of Search Regional Working Title Educational Program Coordinator Position Number 004900 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department SOETeachLrng: Dept Organizational Overview

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Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The VCU School of Education is seeking applications for a full-time Educational Program Coordinator. The Educational Program Coordinator ( EPC ) performs a variety of functions to facilitate the work of the department chair, faculty, and students. The EPC helps to ensure a smooth and timely flow of information within and between departments, and other units within the School of Education and the University The EPC is responsible for course scheduling, field placements, budget monitoring, data analysis and advising. The EPC is responsible for assisting with: internal and external communication, department chair and faculty requests, program and course-related requests, the hiring of adjunct faculty and university supervisors, scheduling of department-controlled meeting and classroom spaces, advising, ordering department materials, and providing support to faculty program coordinators. The EPC is responsible for the hiring and supervision of student employees that support the work of the department.

Minimum Hiring Standards

-Excellent verbal/written communication and customer service skills;
-Professional administrative experience;
-Knowledge of academic course scheduling and ability to problem-solve enrollment issues;
-A pleasant, positive and helpful service-oriented attitude;
-A professional attitude and confidentiality in all interactions;
-Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work;
-Demonstrated ability to manage and complete multiple tasks by stated deadlines;
-Demonstrated ability to calculate mileage and use maps as a tool for making placements;
-Excellent computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and data management systems;
-Knowledge of or willingness to learn relevant software used by the university such as Chrome River, DocuSign, Canvas, Banner;
-Demonstrated ability to work independently and show initiative;
-Strong attention to detail;
-Ability to edit documents for content and format;
-Experience with purchasing, budget reconciliation and similar processes;
-Experience working in a fast paced and inclusive environment;
-Understands and adheres to existing federal, state and VCU policies, procedures, laws and regulations to ensure compliance;
-Experience working in University department settings or related fields;
-Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .

Preferred Hiring Standards

-Knowledge of the University organization, policies and procedures;
-Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant field.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $41,000-44,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 hours Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday Job Open Date 06/08/2021 Posting will close on or before 06/15/2021 Open Until Filled No Job Category Administrative/ Secretarial/ Clerical Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience working in a higher education setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe your experience, if any, maintaining a department budget.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience scheduling courses online? If so, please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * The School of Education values the following as our culture statement, 'The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of the SOE community is the foundation of a positive work climate. Realizes that our well-being as an institution depends upon the wellbeing of our members. Respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status. Values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues. Strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding. Is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all of its members. Knows that the SOE community thrives, because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise. Fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community.' Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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