Part-Time Assistant to Department Chair

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Part-Time Assistant to Department Chair
Job ID 996703
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary


Job Details



Job Family
STAFF - Support Staff
Grade
HI
Salary
$13.72 - $20.58
Department
School of Business
Reports To
Department Chairperson
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


Job Summary


The Part-Time Assistant provides administrative and operational support to the department chairperson.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Assists in the process of scheduling courses and full-time/part-time faculty
  • Enters teaching assignments in the appropriate system
  • Coordinates and manages departmental personnel paperwork
  • Assists with interviewing, hiring, and managing adjunct faculty
  • Serves as a communication liaison between the department and Human Resources
  • Assists in the evaluation of academic instruction credentials
  • Assists with employee orientations and training
  • Works with personnel in the department to identify equipment and facility needs
  • Assists faculty with the books/materials ordering and distribution
  • Ensures the availability of program information
  • Assists the department with academic student services
  • Assists the chairperson with planning recruitment and retention activities
  • Updates and maintains the departmental database
  • Monitors budget needs, expenses, and balances
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate discipline from a regionally accredited institution and four (4) years of related experience; or an Associate's Degree from a regionally accredited institution and eight (8) years of related experience
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets and word processing software
  • Must possess appropriate administrative skills
  • Ability to follow and issue oral and written instructions
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, shore correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to resolve or refer problems to appropriate areas
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


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