Jan 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: The Biomedical & Health Sciences Institute (BHSI), a division of the Office of Research, is seeking a Graduate Programs Coordinator who will assist faculty members in the coordination of graduate programs including, but not limited to, providing guidance and direction to students to ensure graduation requirements are met, creating courses and schedules, maintaining graduate student files and correspondence, assisting with admissions, advising orientation components, assuring graduate programs are in compliance with various university policies and procedures, preparing statistical reporting/analysis on graduate programs and assisting with special projects as assigned including developing and maintaining budgets for special projects. Additionally, the Graduate Programs Coordinator will be responsible for managing various events including the ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation Atlanta Chapter, a national organization committed to advancing science in America through raising funds for scholar awards. This position will take the lead in organizing the initiative including event planning for all ARCS functions, communicating with campus on upcoming events and award opportunities, assisting the review committee as needed, accepting and reviewing applications, providing notifications to award recipients, receiving and distributing awards to scholars.

Responsibilities: Manage BHSI graduate programs including, but not limited to: - Accept applications and ensure completion of documents - Follow up with students as needed to ensure completion of application packets - Meet with committee to discuss applications and make recommendations for admission - Complete travel arrangements for students traveling to the university as part of the BHSI graduate program - Student orientation - Assist students with registration as needed - Assist faculty in creating new courses as needed, utilize Banner to enter BHSI courses

Qualifications: High school diploma/GED and 8 years of progressively responsible experience related to graduate programs (e.g. advising/admissions)

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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