Academic Program Coordinator-Temp
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Seeking a temporary administrator to fill in for an employee on
parental leave from the Department of Writing, Literature and
Working with department chair, Academic Affairs, the registrar, and
the administrative associate to the chair, this position is
responsible for creating, coordinating and maintaining an extensive
and diverse schedule of WLP graduate and undergraduate course
offerings throughout the entire academic year for all full-time and
part-time faculty (currently 100 excluding graduate student
Supervising departmental student workers including scheduling and
training; performing administrative work in support of the WLP
graduate programs (MFA, MA, Online MFA), including being a point of
contact to students, prospective students, and faculty on matters
related to course management and enrollment, program requirements,
policies and procedures, and other administrative matters
- Coordinate course scheduling consulting with Chair, Associate
Chair, Dean, and Academic Affairs
- Supervise development and of WLP Alumni Database that tracks
alumni contact information and professional accomplishments.
Administer Alumni Database and outreach programs, supervise and
develop contact events for alums and oversee newsletters and other
- Maintain faculty records, prepare academic workload reports and
ensure that course descriptions reflect catalogue descriptions
including revising undergraduate and graduate catalogue copy and
WLP student handbooks.
Facilitate undergraduate and graduate registration for fall and
spring by compiling and circulating course descriptions, reviewing
course information on registration website, and granting special
permission overrides in Banner.
- Attend faculty meetings and other departmental committee (UCC
and GCC) meetings to provide scheduling and curriculum
- Record minutes at meetings and distribute, collect, and collate
committee meeting minutes and agendas to faculty.
- Survey faculty regarding course preferences, time schedules and
mediation needs, such as audio/video and computer equipment;
Prioritize and coordinate selections with the Chair.
- Conduct various research assignments on behalf of Chair, such
as curriculum, external resources and competitive programs
- Contact and hire affiliated faculty, as directed by Chair and
- Working with Undergraduate Coordinator, review Degree Audit
information with Undergraduate Students and answering questions
about BA/BFA/WLPdegree requirements
- Organizing department sponsored events (AWP Conference,
Faculty/Alumni Reading Series, BBF, etc.) and help with the
- Manage Student Employment, including budget, hiring, job
postings, and timesheet approvals for positions
- Track Curriculum History
Grade of Position: T01N
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36.25
In addition to a competitive salary, Emerson College is committed
to the health and well-being of our employees and family members.
We offer a generous benefits package to regular staff scheduled to
work 20+ hours per week.
Benefits include outstanding health plans with limited
out-of-pocket expenses, dental plans, generous time-off programs,
and a 403(b) retirement benefit with a 9% employer contribution
once eligible. Additional benefits such as life and disability
coverage as well as commuter offerings are available.
Please refer to our
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