Academic Program Coordinator
Administrative/Office Support, Education
Special Education and Clinical
Appointment Type and Duration:
$15.81-$23.49 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes October 5, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to the required online application (which includes
three professional references) please submit a cover letter and
resume highlighting how your knowledge, skills and experience
qualify you for the requirements, competencies and if applicable,
preferred qualifications outlined in the job posting.
The Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences is one of
four academic departments in the College of Education. It is
comprised of three major programs: Communication Disorders and
Sciences (CDS), School Psychology (SPSY), and Special Education
(SPED). The Department offers degrees from undergraduate to
master's and doctoral, as well as licensure and endorsement
programs. The Special Education and Clinical Sciences Department is
involved in collaborative efforts among all COE departments and
institutes to support research across the College, outreach
activities, and core requirements for the master's and doctoral
The department has 18 tenure-line faculty, 25 non-tenure-track
program faculty, 20 Graduate Employees and 2 classified staff. The
Special Education program offers master's and doctoral degrees as
well as an undergraduate minor. The School Psychology program
offers master's and doctoral degrees.
The Academic Program Coordinator (APC) will provide support to the
Special Education (SPED) and School Psychology (SPSY) programs.
This position manages student academic processes and records,
including the admissions process and departmental course
scheduling. This position develops and maintains procedures and
systems to ensure efficient workflow and service delivery related
to student, faculty, and curriculum support. The APC is responsible
for coordinating services, operational support, and communication
to students and faculty, including tracking, scheduling, and
compliance with policy.
The APC regularly interprets and communicates program, operational,
and institutional policies, procedures, and rules. The program
faculty consult with and rely on this position's expertise,
knowledge, judgments, and recommendations regarding program
operations and areas for improvement. Information that the APC
disseminates to students and faculty could impact admissions,
degree completion or accreditation.
This position reports to the Coordinator of Finance and Operations
(CFO) with additional direction from the SPECS Department Head and
- Three years of office experience which included two years at
full performance level and experience generating documents;
- Lead work responsibility or coordination of office
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals
from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
- Outstanding customer service skills and desire to be of service
- Demonstrated proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook (or
- Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of
- A strong commitment to maintaining confidentiality.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills, attention
to detail and ability to work in a fast paced environment with
frequent interruptions and competing priorities.
- Proven ability to be proactive and anticipate needs.
- Bachelor's degree.
- Experience with the application of policies and procedures,
preferably in a higher education context.
- Experience using Courseleaf, GradWeb, and Banner.
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503,
Oregon Public Employees Union.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
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