Law School Student and Faculty Support Coordinator, 28057

Job Title: Law School Student and Faculty Support Coordinator, 28057
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34516
Hiring Department

School of Law

Job Description

UMKC School of Law seeks a Coordinator of Student and Faculty Support for the School. The Coordinator reports to several assigned Law School faculty members, and helps coordinate and support the development and operations of student programs, in addition to University-recognized campus organizations, and other University activities with which those assigned faculty are involved.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Customary Administrative Assistant work/support for the assigned faculty
  • Support of Graduate Tax (LL.M) Program
  • Support of Ireland Study Abroad Program
  • Support of Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
  • Support of Entrepreneurial and Intellectual Property Legal Services Clinic
  • Support of the Director of the Law School’s Entrepreneurship Programs
  • Assisting applicants in gathering information for the LLM Tax and General Programs
  • Providing student service functions such as ordering textbooks, calculating GPAs, implementing student graduation procedures, other special events, and completing special projects as assigned
  • Assisting with marketing and recruiting of students for programs directed by assigned faculty
  • Assisting with planning and coordinating events, and, in some cases, with grants administration and accounting for programs directed by assigned faculty
  • Performing a variety of standard assignments and responsibilities and making recommendations for improvement/efficiency, resourcing, etc., as necessary
Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A Master’s degree in higher education administration or related area preferred.
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Respect for the confidentiality of sensitive processes and the ability to maintain confidentiality in daily processes
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently with little guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Evidence of proactive approach to initiatives
  • Ability to search databanks and organize data for financial and informational projects
  • Proficiency with specific computer programs used in the position (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, PeopleSoft, Acrobat Pro, PowerPoint, Zoom, Box, Canvas, and any other software regularly used) and facility with numbers
Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Salary

$19.47 - $24.04 per hour

Shift

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday

Application Deadline

10/18/2020

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

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