Job: Program Coordinator-Religious Studies (UT-Austin)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Hiring department: Religious Studies
Monthly salary: $3,333+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week: 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number: 16-06-24-01-8105
Job Status: Open
FLSA status: Exempt
Earliest Start Date: 07/11/2016

Required Application Materials

– A Resume is required in order to apply
– A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
– A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose
Provide support and advising to the faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students in the Department of Religious Studies in the areas of curriculum, program development, administration, and publicity.

Essential Functions
Advise and educate undergraduate and graduate students about educational options, degree requirements, and academic policies and procedures to plan programs consistent with the Religious Studies undergraduate major and doctoral requirements. Advise undergraduate students on academic probation and with other special needs. Supervise undergraduate student organizations and assist with the honors program. Coordinate the graduate program in Religious Studies, including organizing admissions, fellowship nominations, and TA and GRA appointments. Maintain and revise handouts, handbooks, listservs, websites, and other literature for the Department and the Islamic Studies Initiative. Assist Director of Graduate Studies. Plan, arrange, and publicize special events, lectures, conferences, and outreach programs for the Department and the Islamic Studies Initiative in conjunction with the Office Manager. Assist the Chair with special tasks. Participate in professional development activities, faculty and curriculum meetings, and professional conferences, as pertinent to the performance of advising and outreach functions.

Marginal/Incidental functions
Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications
Bachelor’s degree. Five years of experience coordinating or administering a program, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Professional demeanor, ability to keep regular, punctual hours. Experience working with Microsoft Office and FileMaker Pro. Excellent attention to detail and data management. Ability to work effectively and strategically with faculty members and high level senior administrators. Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, ability to develop and/or streamline processes. Ability to anticipate and consistently meet deadlines. Ability to work as an effective team member. Demonstrated high level of initiative and success in working in academic administration, demonstrated independent high level decision making. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Liberal Arts or related field. Knowledge of University of Texas at Austin undergraduate advising and graduate admissions policies, procedures, and technical systems (mainframe and online). Experience working on UT systems such as: EASI, Advisors Toolkit, NRRECS, HRMS, FRMS, FaSet, and other university systems. Understanding of and experience with academic programs. Experience with web content production and other UT administrative skills and experience.

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