The Academic Department Manager manages the financial, administrative and human resource operations for the Department of Classics and the Program in Modern Greek Studies. In addition, this position serves as the liaison between the Classics Department and other units at the University responsible for determining University-wide policy, procedures, and services (e.g. Dean of the College, Dean of the Faculty, Registrar, Human Resources, Controllerâ™s Office, Budget Office, OVPR, Facilities, OSP, General Counsel, Faculty Governance, OISSS, etc.) and requires understanding of the departmentâ™s programs and services and the processes and resources for the day-to-day administrative operations. Financial management responsibilities include managing all departmental accounts and financial arrangements.. This position is the department's liaison with the Dean of the College, the Registrar, and the Graduate school, with responsibility to manage graduate and undergraduate student programs, working with the Chair, Director of Graduate Studies (DGS), and Undergraduate Concentration Advisors to coordinate and track curricular-related activities and the progress toward degrees of graduate students and undergraduate departmental concentrators. The position manages an administrative assistant and student employees, and is responsible for managing faculty personnel matters such as searches, appointments and promotions, and leaves.
Bachelor â˜s Degree with 3-5 years of relevant experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Initiative and ability to work both independently and cooperatively with departmental faculty and staff members.
Computer proficiency in data-management and financial applications and willingness and ability to keep abreast of developing electronic tools.
Website management experience desirable
Criminal and education verification
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Academic Department Manager
Department of Classics
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Internal Number: REQ151368
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