University Program Associate
Position Number: 00103322
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Academic Unit Office (AUO) for the College of Design houses the College's four academic unit heads' administrative offices. Faculty (active + prospective), students (enrolled + prospective), university offices & general public utilize this area to seek programmatic information and support. Academic unit heads are responsible to adhere to curriculum standards and develop new curriculum options, faculty development plans / reviews, program accreditation, coordination of extension/research activities, & student work plans /advising.
Essential Job Duties: This position will work closely with and support the academic unit heads for Art and Design and Graphic and Industrial Design departments. The position will also collaborate with and back-up the Program Associate for the School of Architecture and the Landscape Architecture Department. Additionally, the position will collaborate with the College's centralized student, budget & fund-raising administration departments and provide support in these areas as well. - Manage, direct, advise, and implement programmatic processes/procedures related to the Art + Design and Graphic and Industrial Design departments - Serve as support to two academic unit heads - Manage two academic unit heads' calendar and schedule appointments without prior approval based on operational knowledge, responsibilities and issues of importance - Actively identify/resolve issues that affect the academic units - Research and develop multifaceted reports which impact accreditation efforts, faculty and program assessment, faculty searches, and other curricular activities - Serve as primary contact for written/verbal communications regarding programmatic issues on behalf of two academic unit heads - Collaborate with staff in College's centralized support offices, dean's office, graduate program coordinators, faculty, and other University administrative offices
Department Required Skills: Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated ability to work independently with strong organizational and analytic problem solving capabilities under the pressure of multiple priorities in a fast paced environment Demonstrated ability to interpret, effectively communicate and apply policies and procedures ensuring confidentiality Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word &Excel) and Google Apps including Gmail and calendaring.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Prefer bachelor's degree in such area as business administration and 3-5 years experience in a university setting, providing high level support to administrators Demonstrated efficiency in using NCSU programs including MyPack Portal Demonstrated knowledge of university systems and design disciplines Demonstrated ability to develop professional relationships with university-wide and college constituents
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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