Graduate Administrator - REVISED

Location
Princeton, Mercer County
Posted
Jan 14, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Position Summary: The Graduate Administrator provides support to the Associate Director of Academic Affairs and manages administrative services in support of the Graduate Program in Plasma Physics. The Graduate Administrator is responsible for day-to-day operations and is the lead person providing support for teaching, research and student interactions. Coordinates the program that supports 40 graduate students, 17 faculty, plus thesis and project supervisors. Functions as the liaison between PPPL and the Graduate School Deans as well as other University administrative offices, such as the Dean of the Faculty, Office of the Registrar, and the Department of Astrophysical Sciences. The Graduate Administrator works independently to resolve most of the issues arising in departmental activities.

Essential Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelors degree or equivalent experience, a minimum of 5 years of work experience, preferably in an academic setting with experience in budgets and financial management systems. In addition, the following essential qualifications are required for the Graduate Administrator position - accuracy, close attention to detail, discretion in dealing with highly confidential material, excellent interpersonal skills, a high degree of professionalism and initiative, a high level of proficiency with computers, data management and the Microsoft Office suite of applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, ability to manage a heavy workload and to prioritize projects as needed, and to make decisions based on established policies and procedures in supervisor's absence, ability to problem solve and offer creative solutions. The final candidate will be required to successfully pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education Required: Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.