Arts & Sciences - Forensic and National Security Sciences
Office Coordinator III
Commensurate with experience.
Standard University business hours
8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Unionized Position Code
Provides administrative support to the Director and faculty of the
program. Coordinates office needs, assists in planning and
execution of events, responds to general inquiries, provides
academic support, and assists with procurement and budgeting.
High School Diploma with 3 years experience. Associate’s degree or
equivalent preferred plus 2-4 years office experience preferably in
an academic environment.
Job Specific Qualifications
Solid understanding of Microsoft Office and Adobe Professional
suite, with the ability to create and revise documents. Good oral
and written communication skills. Solid interpersonal skills. Good
organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-pace
professional environment. Ability to maintain a high level of
confidentiality with sensitive information. Knowledge of PeopleSoft
or related system is preferred but not required.
Serve as initial departmental representative to incoming
constituencies as appropriate, and perform administrative and
clerical duties that require limited independent judgment, yet some
level of confidentiality. Interpret policies and procedures. Handle
a variety of tasks supporting students, faculty, and staff. Which
specific duties mentioned below are performed, and the time spent
on each, is determined by the structure and size of the
Perform secretarial duties and coordinate the office routine, which
may include: managing and coordinating calendars, schedules, and
appointments; making travel arrangements; assisting in the
preparation and editing of correspondence; coordinating mailings
and managing department listservs; hiring, training, and
supervising student employees.
Process and keep track of expenses associated with the operation of
the office. Monitor and order supplies and services. Assist with
planning and execution of department events.
Enter course/class schedules into system, assist students with
registration inquiries, and monitor enrollment. Coordinate graduate
or undergraduate student records.
Respond to general department inquiries. Forward complex inquiries
to department representatives.
Other duties as assigned.
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
resume and cover letter.
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