Part-Time Assistant to Department Chair

Job description

Job Title Part-Time Assistant to Department Chair
Job ID 997042
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary

Job Details

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

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
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • 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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Job No:
Posted: 8/12/2018
Application Due: 10/11/2018
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