Coordinator-Mechanical Engineering

Location
College Park, Prince Georges County
Posted
Jun 19, 2014
Posting Details Posting Details Position Number: 120141 Title: Coordinator Functional Title: Coordinator Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1 Unit: ENGR-Mechanical Engineering Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Position Summary/Purpose of Position: This position works directly with the Associate Undergraduate Director of Mechanical Engineering program and the Academic Advisor of Undergraduate Studies to coordinate and support the academic activities related to academic advising, recruitment, orientation, retention, scheduling, graduation, course and student record retention. The incumbent is expected to assist with Design Day, commencement, awards banquets and other events from the Undergraduate Office. All duties are performed with only general supervision. Initiative and independent decision-making are necessary to be successful in this position. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree is required. Experience: Minimum of three years of administrative experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent written and oral communication skills. High degree of attention to detail. Collaborative and able to interact effectively with both external and internal audiences and capable of building strong work relationships in a complex environment. Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment, prioritize tasks, think proactively, and work independently, using good judgment and experience to make decisions. The successful candidate will need to think independently, contribute as a problem solver, handle complex tasks while maintaining deadlines, be well organized and multitask, communicate clearly, have proficiency with various software packages (Microsoft Office). Preferences: Prior experience in academic advising is strongly preferred. Experience managing Facebook page, photo and publication design skills. Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Posting Number: E0004669 Posting Date: 06/18/2014 Closing Date: 07/12/2014 Open Until Filled Best Consideration Date 06/26/2014 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.