Associate Director Graduate Student Services
The aim of the graduate liberal arts program is to help students formulate and respond to fundamental questions about themselves and their world by reading and discussing with others the great books of the Western tradition. The Associate Director of Graduate Student Services manages enrollment, sets the academic calendar, coordinates the class schedule, and provides academic counseling to students; interprets policy, establishes and maintains efficient and appropriate office and advisory procedures; maintains awareness of graduation requirements and students’ graduation eligibility status; makes budget recommendations and administers most of the Graduate Institute budget lines; oversees GI invoice procedures; plans and oversees the summer GI Commencement and serves on the Spring Commencement Committee; manages the Graduate Institute portion of the student database, including supervision of the production of the official class lists, rosters, and various reports; assists with transitions between Directors; recommends policy changes; supervises annual student handbook revisions; performs related duties as required. Supervision Given: Hires, trains, and supervises the Assistant for Graduate Student Services. Supervision Received: Reports to the Director of the Graduate Institute, who is appointed every four years; functions independently for most day-to-day activities. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (St. John’s College BA or MALA strongly preferred) and three years related experience, including broad administrative responsibilities and considerable public contact, student advising and/or enrollment management, event planning, or acceptable combination of education and experience. Knowledge of enrollment procedures and automated student record management systems. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to counsel and effectively interact with faculty and students. Must be organized and detail oriented, and have knowledge of office and database software. Experience with generating and using reports to identify errors and achieve efficiency. Ability to understand and work with the St. John’s College community. Compensation: Grade 12, Minimum Salary $50,082.00, excellent benefit package.