Job location: Remote
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-04
Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is an independent professional graduate school with a dynamic student body and a professionally accomplished faculty. Our curriculum and training opportunities prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations. With 7 metropolitan campuses and a rapidly growing online student body, we are focused and dedicated to ensuring our students are positioned for success. We offer 20+ degree programs and are developing new program expansion opportunities to best support our students.
The Department Manager is responsible for creating course schedules, maintaining course materials, assisting with budgets and contracts, and providing administrative support to the academic department. The Department Manager is responsible for coordinating projects with other departments and for communicating with internal and external constituents (e.g., students, faculty, partners, and internal departments). This position reports directly to the Department Chair and supports the academic department in hiring student workers and adjunct instructors, maintaining department records, and implementing department procedures.
This position currently reports to the Department Chair of the International Psychology Department supporting the International Psychology Department. Assist the Department Chair with maintaining the functioning of the department such as: maintaining files, preparing agendas, taking and/or transcribing meeting notes, completion of cross-campus enrollment and low-enrolled forms, and other administrative duties (some examples include assisting with residency planning and international field experience processes, route course maintenance request forms through Echosign, collect and provide information for The Chair to complete the Department Chair Term Prep Checklist, add new students to department resource site). Develop and track course scheduling, instructor assignments, student records, and supply ordering. Assist instructors with gathering course/workshop materials including books, articles, tests and assessments. Manage registration materials, procedures, policies and communications in coordination with the Office of the Registrar. Assist the Department Chair with developing the department budget. Partner with Office of Communication and Public Relations to ensure website and other communications are accurate and current. Collaborate with Student Services and the Registrar’s Office to ensure students are best supported with institutional policies and procedures. Process instructor compensation on a term by term basis. Support department faculty with completing faculty workloads and track faculty workload completion. Work with Student Finance, Student Services, and other departments as needed to ensure the services and resources provided to students are appropriately delivered and managed. Work with Human Resources in the hiring, on-boarding & contract processes of new and returning faculty. Work with International Liaison Office to ensure student and faculty travel, budget, training, and documentation are completed. Support and advance the mission, vision and values of The Chicago School.
Some travel required (e.g., attending scheduled residencies/commencement)
1-2 years of administrative or higher education experience Bachelor’s required, Master’s degree or graduate coursework is preferred Excellent communication, team-building, and human relations skills Thrives in a team-oriented environment that emphasizes collaboration and personal accountability Proactive and detail oriented Evidence of compatibility with the TCSPP mission
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
For more information about The Chicago School of Professional Psychology visit www.thechicagoschool.edu
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an affiliate of TCS Education System. For more information about TCS Education System visit www.tcsedsystem.org
TCS Education System offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.