Jul 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary This position is expected to assume all responsibilities of the office in the absence of the Associate Director. Serve as liaison between the School's faculty, graduate students and Graduate School regarding requirements for graduate study and preparation for graduation. The position provides prospective students with information concerning various degree requirements offered by the School. Assist students and faculty concerning School of Art and Graduate School rules and regulations. This position also will assist students through their program of study. Review students' files and advises students and faculty concerning deadlines, requirements and procedures, including degree objective changes, continuance exams, deadlines and procedures in graduation. Oversee Graduate School recommendations for acceptance or denial of admission to Graduate School. Compile all applications for admission to Graduate School and process per Graduate School regulations. Coordinate submission of materials for students applying for assistantships, including gathering applications, submitting materials to areas and process award letters. Process forms for admission, retention, registration and graduation. Assist in graduate student orientation. Attend School's Graduate Faculty meetings and document meetings. Assist in planning, writing and editing brochures and various online PDF documents, and coordinate with faculty for inclusion in Graduate Bulletin. Attend Graduate School workshops concerning policies and procedures. Maintain departmental library on completed theses and dissertations. Handle correspondence and information requests concerning the graduate program. Maintain files and records for all graduate students. Coordinate statistical information regarding student enrollment, admission, degrees awarded and inquiries. Compile data for reports and other projects. Answer inquiries from students, faculty and general public and assisting in front office operations as needed. Coordinate submission materials for students applying for all other School awards. Assist director with undergraduate scholarships, manage and coordinate graduate and faculty reception in the fall and attend graduate exit show in the spring. Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND one year of administrative and appropriate program experience; OR, five years of progressively responsible administrative and appropriate program experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.