Faculty Support Specialist

Denver, USA, Colorado
$17.20 - $17.38 per hour
Apr 07, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

Working with a team, each Faculty Support Specialist shares responsibility for providing a high level of administrative and base-line technical support to faculty members. In doing so, the Faculty Support Specialists support the Sturm College of Laws academic vision and values.

Essential Functions

  • Complete general administrative tasks including: creating course materials, formatting recommendation letters, submitting reimbursement requests, reserving space for meetings and events, conducting mail merges, coordinating conference calls, and printing, scanning, faxing, and copying documents.
  • Assist professors in their preparations for class by formatting and printing syllabi, collating course packets, clearing copyrights, creating seating charts, and assisting with online components of the class in Canvas and TWEN.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the Office of the Registrar to ensure accurate reporting of grades and other tasks as assigned by the Faculty Support Manager.
  • Provide assistance with research, editing, formatting, properly citing, and submitting professor's articles and books.
  • Conduct independent legal research for faculty members using Westlaw, HeinOnline, and Lexis/Nexis.
  • Collaborate with other administrative departments in the Sturm College of Law and the University of Denver to coordinate events and conferences by providing support with registration, travel and hotel accommodations, and serving as an initial point of contact for speakers and attendees.
  • Serve as first point of contact for technical assistance for faculty members.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Faculty Support Manager.

Required Qualifications

  • Two years college coursework plus at least two years administrative experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Previous work in an academic environment supporting faculty, staff, and programs.
  • Knowledge of legal citation.
  • Experience using academic and legal research tools (Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, HeinOnline).
  • Certified Notary Public.

Work Schedule

To be determined by the Faculty Support Manager.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Friday, April 14th, 2017.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application.

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