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Administrative Coordinator, Office of Diversity Initiatives

Employer
University of Connecticut
Location
Storrs Campus

Job Details

Search #: 498321
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Administrative Services

JOB SUMMARY

The School of Business Office of Diversity Initiatives (ODI) is seeking a full-time Administrative Coordinator (Administrative Program Support 2). The incumbent will report to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and will provide administrative and program support for ODI, including the Financial Literacy Innovation Program (FLIP). This is an end-date, annually renewable position that will be based at the Storrs campus. Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of program needs. In-state and out-of-state travel will also be required on occasion in support of program events and activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include but are not limited to:

  • Performing office coordination duties, directing the workflow, and supervises the processing of administrative and personnel paperwork including the ODI and FLIP budgets, assisting with budget projections, processing travel authorizations, financial transactions, stipend payments, ProCard transactions, ordering office supplies and promotional items, processing and maintaining administrative paperwork, and maintaining student and program records.
  • Coordinating recruitment and outreach activities, representing the school to high schools, students, and parents. Creating and preparing marketing and presentation material for FLIP and gives presentations at high schools and community organizations.
  • Hiring, supervising, evaluating and training student employees, determining work assignments, monitoring progress on projects, and prioritization of tasks.
  • Responding to inquiries and serving as a resource to faculty, staff, students, parents, and external administrators regarding the policies, procedures, and requirements of the FLIP program, and ODI. Staying abreast of changes to university policies and procedures in order to provide informed responses.
  • Assisting in the planning, coordination, and execution of small and large events and activities, including but not limited to FLIP orientations, annual banquet, Saturday class sessions, ODI winter celebration, bonfire, and programming with student organizations.
  • Coordinating and participating in the FLIP application and admissions processes.
  • Monitoring FLIP student progress and compliance with program requirements and standards.
  • Overseeing the maintenance of the ODI website. Regularly monitoring information for accuracy of time-sensitive material and making updates as needed.
  • Independently developing, updating, and maintaining data and preparing reports and queries to support ODI and FLIP functions and to aid in evaluation of program effectiveness.
  • As needed, providing administrative support for Early College Experience (ECE) courses in financial literacy.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    1. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    2. Two years of experience in a responsible administrative support position. Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to resolve administrative problems efficiently, effectively, and independently.
    3. Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, and execute events.
    4. Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office products.
    5. Demonstrated experience taking initiative, working independently and accurately, exercising sound judgment when making decisions, and meeting deadlines.
    6. Demonstrated excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, students, administrators, external agencies/groups, and the public.
    7. Dependable transportation and willingness and ability to work evening and weekend hours and travel in-state and out-of-state as needed in support of program activities.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated experience working in a higher education setting in a university environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Demonstrated experience with financial processing and reporting systems such as Kuali.
  • Demonstrated experience with Aurora WordPress or similar web content management systems.
  • Demonstrated supervisory ability.
  • APPOINTMENT TERMS

    This is a full-time, end-dated position based in Storrs, CT with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and funding. The University offers a competitive salary, and outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. For additional information regarding benefits visit: https://hr.uconn.edu/employee-benefits-overview/. Other rights, terms, and conditions of employment are contained in the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association (UCPEA).

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

    TO APPLY

    Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #498321 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

    This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on April 26, 2024.

    All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

    All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

    The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce. The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner. This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all. We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.

    Advertised: Apr 12 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Apr 26 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

    Organization

    Working at UCONN

    The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 30,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.

    Company info
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    Telephone
    860-486-3034
    Location
    9 Walters Avenue
    Storrs
    Connecticut
    06269
    US

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