Program Coordinator, The Department of Psychology

Job description

This full-time, benefited staff position involves essential administrative support tasks in our large, busy department. Duties include: departmental data tracking and analysis, communications (internal, external), support the Chair, provide undergraduate curriculum support, coordinate student work awards, provide general administrative support, and other duties as assigned. This position has contact via phone with the general public and regular contact with various offices on campus and those external to the university.

Essential Functions

  • Departmental Data Tracking and Analysis:
    • Oversee development and implementation of data tracking tools as well as data collection, management, and analysis for department-wide administrative data needs (such as for accreditation reports, annual evaluations of graduate students, monitoring research and teaching indices against benchmarks, faculty and graduate student recruiting).
  • Event Coordination:
    • Plan and coordinate external-facing events involving alumni, faculty, and student events, including (but not limited to) university event registration; catering; space reservation; event marketing; continuing education courses. Coordinate internal-facing events, including (but not limited to) scheduling and logistics for faculty hiring and graduate student recruiting. Provide administrative support to the Chair.
  • Communications:
    • Coordinate department internal and external communications, including (but not limited to): website maintenance and content editing; development and management of content for social media; internal department communication systems and calendars; edit and produce newsletter; serve as [email protected] liaison (e.g., submit requests for access to folders on behalf of faculty, staff, and students).
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Support:
    • Provide support for the undergraduate program, including (but not limited to) advising workflow, major approvals, course reviews and human subject pool coordination with faculty.
  • Student Work Award Coordinator:
    • Post positions and process hiring requests, interview and hire administrative student workers, monitor status of awards (funds remaining, new funds), and timecard approval for all student workers.
  • General Administrative Support:
    • Act as backup for receptionist which includes relaying voicemail messages, distributing mail, signing for packages, and assisting visitors.
    • Other duties and special projects as assigned by the Chair and/or Assistant to the Chair (such as administrative support for faculty hiring and graduate student recruiting as needed).
    • This position may supervise 1-5 work study employees

Required Qualifications

  • Associate Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 years experience in an office support position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree
  • 4-5 years of experience in an office setting
  • Experience with web and social media software
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Experience with iBanner and Qualtrics

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Occasional evenings/weekends for Psychology events.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on May 31, 2019

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Hourly Range:
The hourly range for the position is $19.21 - $21.80

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Names and contact information for three people who can serve as reference

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 492428
Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 6/27/2019
Work Type:
Salary: $19.21 - $21.80 per hour