ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Master's and PhD programs, Lindner College of Business (213UC6939)

University of Cincinnati in Ohio

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 2, 2013
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Cincinnati is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director, Academic.


Serve as liaison for LCB PhD programs, working with the academic director of the PhD programs, the individual department directors and appropriate University departments.
Coordinate PhD applications.
Plan and execute events and activities for PhD students information sessions and luncheons, annual PhD conference.
Assist with marketing and recruiting for the PhD program.
Provide oversight for graduation and dissertation requirements.
Manage all aspects of the master's graduate certificate programs including application processing, interfacing with the appropriate academic director, and program planning.
Manage the graduation processes for the certificate programs.
Coordinate, prepare and submit all national surveys for the Graduate Programs office
Prepare and execute financial forms for the Graduate Programs office.
Provide academic advising for specified master's programs.
Provide student services for specified master's programs.
Manage departmental databases and generate reports.
Manage program website updates and revisions as necessary.
Interact as needed with other departments in the Lindner College of Business such as career services, business affairs and other academic departments.
Interact as needed with other university departments such as the registrar, graduate school and the international student services office.
Perform related duties based on departmental need.  


Job Description: Duties must be directly related to conducting, directing, or assisting in an academic program or academic unit, or directing or assisting with the direction of an academic advising office or center. These duties must comprise of at least 75% or more of the work assigned to the position.

The position must have primary responsibility for the administration of the program or unit. (Administrative work elements are considered secondary, non-academic, and must not exceed 25% of the work assigned.)

(Academic director positions located in an academic department or academic unit may use this title as a secondary appointment for faculty members serving as directors. Such appointments would remain secondary to the faculty appointment. )

(Faculty members holding this title as a secondary appointment are subject to those policies and procedures applicable to their primary appointment and retain faculty benefits.)  


Minimum Qualifications: Academic positions will require specific educational credentials and experience related to the program for which the position is responsible.    


Position Qualification: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
Demonstrated experience in a high level customer service environment
Ability to think strategically and manage multiple projects and priorities
Ability to effectively use MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.
Willingness to work some extended hours to support graduate students as necessary
Ability to function as a team player
Strong interpersonal skills are required to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, alumni, prospective students, faculty, and staff


Ideal Qualifications:

Knowledge of UC systems and processes
Knowledge of ACT CRM system
Strong technical skills
Experience working with graduate level students
Ability to work under pressure, with the flexibility to respond to changing priorities and fluctuating workloads  


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The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. UC is a smoke-free work environment.




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