Academic Department Admin

Location
Georgia, United States
Posted
31 May 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2019
Ref
36705
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description

SUMMARY:

  • Works closely with department chair to plan meetings and coordinate academic events
  • Keeps detailed faculty and staff employment records
  • Coordinates logistics of faculty hiring, reappointment, and tenure &  promotion reviews
  • Oversees departmental web presence

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

  • Manages the operations, personnel and fiscal activities for an academic department or business unit.
  • Identifies and leads efforts to address specific operational issues.
  • Develops recommendations and action plans towards their resolution.
  • Determines and recommends options for addressing budget issues.
  • Assists in preparing contract budgets, grant applications, proposals, status reports and/or financial statements.
  • Plans and prepares projections for management of unit operations and associated costs.
  • Researches and investigates employee issues/concerns.
  • Collaborates with Human Resources to recommend an appropriate course of action.
  • Responds to inquiries and/or complaints from faculty, staff, students, parents, outside agencies and/or the public which require interpretation of policies and procedures.
  • Projects and develops plans for addressing staffing requirements.
  • Hires, supervises and evaluates regular staff and student employees.
  • Prioritizes work assignments and special projects.
  • May conduct research and develop proposals for new programs and services.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or a field related to the department's area of specialty and two years of office administration experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education and training.
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Experience with various personal computer software applications.