The Office of the Dean-Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is seeking a qualified Coordinator of Graduate Student Services in an administrative/professional capacity.
The Coordinator will serve as the initial point of contact for all inquiries governing fellowships, graduation, leaves of absence, graduate milestones, and academic progress for academic program plans. The Coordinator will advise and make independent recommendations in accordance with the University, school, and departmental policy. The incumbent must be able to synthesize complex information and apply it to new situations while following University policy and procedures for sensitive and complicated circumstances.
The individual will be responsible for the following: - Serving as the primary Dietrich School liaison for reviewing and processing graduation and fellowship applications - Recommending actions, providing professional level support, and advising on discipline, performance, and grievance resolution - Training, advising, and educating Graduate Administrators, Directors of Graduate Studies, and students on all policies and procedures both verbally and through formal written communication when appropriate - Managing fellowship committee meetings and conducting workshops and providing training for the Mellon Application Tracking ( MATS ) package as needed - Processing and authorizing supplemental tuition payments for students who have received internal fellowships and external funding - Coordinating Honors Convocation awardees
The candidate must be analytical, organized, and attentive to detail.
This position requires an individual with initiative and an ability to lead projects and build relationships with faculty, staff, and graduate students across the University. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Meticulous organizational skills and the ability to handle matters expediently with high levels of accuracy are critical. The ability to work well with others, handle confidential and sensitive information, and problem solve and provide recommendations for action is essential in this position.
The Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. Excellent relationship building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.
Internal Number: 168538
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