Job Type: Staff Job Description: Performs high level course coordination and faculty support duties and provides specialized program support for an administrative department, college or program. Executes a wide range of duties to include coordinating the needs of course curriculum and faculty support, development and tracking of curricular materials and activities, maintaining calendars and schedules, meeting minutes, travel arrangements, purchasing, reporting, handling information requests, planning and executing events, and student liaison for course faculty.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide direction and guidance to Year 1 and 2 COM students in completing the core curriculum requirements
Assist faculty with preparation and posting of course materials
Coordinate course activities through tracking of deadlines, scheduling of rooms, assignment of students, and faculty support
Coordinate pre/post course and department/program/committee meetings as assigned to include agenda preparation and ensuring action items are met
Coordinate department specific programs to include serving as primary contact, maintenance of databases and records, creation of tracking mechanisms, and reporting of data/outcomes as requested
Support of assigned faculty and staff to include calendar management, arranging travel, purchasing/expense reports, liaison for internal and external parties, technical assistance and event planning
Assists cost center managers with tracking of department's operating budget to support course activities and supplies
Evaluate processes for areas of improvement continually and make recommendations to supervisor
Assists with project development and planning to ensure more efficient service and organization of the office
Assists with the planning and execution of various KCU university side events (symposiums, meetings, graduation, etc.)
Work under limited supervision and within established department guidelines and procedures
Perform other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the organization and department
Represent department and the University favorably and in accordance with established Core Values and expectations
High School Diploma or GED required, Associate/Bachelor's Degree preferred
Four years of administrative experience in supporting more than one person and/or department
Demonstrated initiative in being proactive, anticipating needs and implementing effective action plans
Ability to solve problems, prioritize and multi-task in a deadline driven environment
Must have excellent organizational skills, be detail-oriented, and a self-starter
Exercise good judgment and discretion at all times
Ability to be flexible, and able to shift priorities as demands change
Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
Excellent verbal & written communication skills
High level of proficiency with PC based software programs, including Microsoft Office Excel
Experience in higher education preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer
KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.
Thank you for your interest in a career at KCU!
Internal Number: R-0000906
About Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB)
For nearly 100 years, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences has been committed to a primary purpose – the education and training of caring, compassionate osteopathic physicians. Today, that purpose has grown to include training students in bioethics and biomedical sciences. At KCU, we: - Provide the second-largest number of physicians in Missouri and Kansas - Alleviate physician workforce shortages nationally, with 58 percent of our more than 7,100 practicing alumni in primary care specialties - Deliver much-needed medical care in underserved areas, with 19 percent of alumni practicing in rural care nationwideLearn more at www.kcumb.edu.