Academic Program Specialist

Job description

Job ID: 43301

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 04/16/2018


College of Business - Graduate Programs


Assists with admission, registration, and course selection for students in graduate programs in the College of Business.
Serves as the advisor and registrar for graduate students in the College of Business. Advises students regarding required coursework each semester. Consults with the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs to make policy determinations and resolve student issues. Serves as liaison among the College, the Office of Distance Learning, The Graduate School, and the Office of Admissions and Records.
Coordinates the evaluation, review, and processing of academic records for students applying to graduate programs. Acts as liason among Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Director of Graduate Programs, Master's Programs Director, Department Chairs, and/or the program Admissions Committee.
Assists graduate students with course drops, additions, or substitutions. Fields requests to withdraw from the university and monitors students in danger of dismissal or academic probation. Reviews student files to ensure graduation requirements are met.
Builds classes and ensures accuracy of courses built into the University Course Schedule Master system.
Maintains student files, processes grade change forms, and coordinates updates for each Program of Study.


Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years' experience or a combination of post-high school education and experience equal to six years.
Ability to utilize problem solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and organize multiple work assignments as needed.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Basic computer skills to include experience with Microsoft Office suite.

Other Information

Multiple Academic Program Specialist positions in Graduate Programs are being filled.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

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Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

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Posted: 4/7/2018
Application Due: 4/18/2018
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