Academic Affairs Department Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Washington, DC

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Clerical & Administrative Support
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job location: Washington, DC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-28
Req: R0006846
Job Description:

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 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.

Position Summary:

The Academic Affairs Department Coordinator provides essential support to the Clinical Psychology and Academic Affairs Departments in Washington, D.C. Through information and data collection, report creation and dissemination, this position will provide essential support to success of this dynamic institution. The Academic Affairs Department Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating projects as assigned by the Academic Affairs Manager.

The ideal candidate must have a strong office administrative background with experience in expense tracking, reporting, and Excel workbook creation and maintenance. Effective communication, interpersonal skills and data management experience are essential.

Principal Duties:

  • Aid the Academic Affairs Manager in maintaining functions and processes of academic departments across the DC Campus, primarily the Clinical Psychology department.
  • Maintain a variety of electronic files and databases for the purpose of providing up-to-date information and historical reference across divisions.
  • Process payment requests and track division expenses
  • Assist with data collection and analysis, report writing and planning for institutional and programmatic accreditation.
  • Manage and compile monthly update reports from academic units.
  • Provide administrative support to the Department Chairs when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • An earned BA/BS from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Prior experience in business administration with a focus on expense tracking and reporting
  • Tech-savvy with proficiency in MS Office and a familiarity with databases and learning management systems
  • Experience in data management required
  • Previous experience in accreditation processes recommended
  • Self-motivator with little supervision needed
  • Discretion in dealing with confidential information
  • Organized with an attention to detail

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.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment.


The Chicago School is a not-for-profit, accredited institution with more than 4,000 students at campuses across the country (Chicago, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Calif., and Washington, D.C.) and online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 30 years. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.

Central to our transformational impact on students, their communities, and the practice of psychology is The Engaged Professional Model of Education. This groundbreaking approach to training leverages the talents and experience of faculty practitioners, who work with our Community Partnership and Applied Professional Practice teams to provide students a rich spectrum of clinical training in a wide range of community settings. In fact, the School was the first of its kind to be named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its leadership in service and civic engagement.

Our graduates emerge with unrivaled skills, and ready to make much-needed changes in the communities they serve. They work around the world in hospitals, schools, community centers, agencies, NGOs, private practice, and elsewhere. Our graduates blend a sophisticated understanding of the human experience with high-quality practice in fields such as adolescent psychology, applied behavior analysis, Latino mental health, and forensic psychology.

The Chicago School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy.

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