*Senior Support Specialist, Grade F

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*Senior Support Specialist, Grade FSchool/Division:School of EducationOffice:Office of the DeanFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.Description:Reporting to the Assistant Dean, School of Education, the Senior Support Specialist Performs a full range of senior level clerical duties in the support of the Senior Associate Dean, Assistant Dean for the School of Education (SoE) and the Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Provides clerical support to the Hofstra University School of Education Dean's Office.
•Tracks that graduating students have applied for graduation and certification.
•Reviews Title II reports for accuracy in collaboration with the Registrar and Office of Institutional Research.
•Accepts and tracks all certification-related paperwork, institutional recommendation forms, out of state verification forms, and graduate petitions.
•Enters all student exams in Banner and maintains up-to-date binders of all certification exams.
•Maintains student files in shared drive.
•Distributes major approvals to all departments in SoE and follows up as appropriate.
•Trains and supervises student assistants for Dean’s Office.
•Handles all aspects of departmental mail including outgoing mail, receiving, sorting, and distributing mail.
•May perform other assigned duties not specifically identified above but which require the same degree of skill and are normally included within the above job description.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

*Subject to bumping
Qualifications:•Detail-oriented, self-motivated and well-organized.
•Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion.
•Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
•Strong organization, and problem-solving skills.
•Excellent interpersonal, phone and communication skills.
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office, more specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Application Instructions:Qualified applicants may submit resumes via email to [email protected] Please indicate job# 899935-22 in the subject of the email.
Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 06/23/2022Posting Number: 899935-22


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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