1) Supports the departmental admissions process, including graduate student application management and reporting and organizing PhD admitted student visits.
2) Manages communications and the planning and scheduling of orientation activities for matriculating PhD students. Responds to inquiries from current and prospective graduate students, as well as alumni.
3) Assists with course scheduling; manages student academic records and the quarterly registration process for PhD students through the Universityâ™s Academic Information System.
4) Facilitates the quarterly degree audit process for graduating graduate students; and manages quarterly financial aid for PhD students.
5) Manages Teaching Assistant (TA) and Research Assistant (RA) positions on a quarterly basis.
6) Addresses student concerns as they develop in coordination with appropriate University offices.
7) Resolves or oversees the resolution of issues related to, but not limited to: course selection, degree requirements, pass/fail requests, student registration and bursar account issues, and leaves and reinstatement.
8) Undergraduate petitions
9) Processes student related grants and employment
10) Maintains records on student placement
1) Project management skills
2) Ability to manage time
3) Excellent oral and written communication skills
4) Analytical skills
5 ) Ability to work independently and as part of a team
6) Ability to maintain confidentiality
7) Attention to detail
1) A college or university degree in related field.
Technical Knowledge or Skills
1) Microsoft Office
2) Cover letter
3) ContactÂ information for references
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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