Job Opening: Graduate Program Coordinator, UC Davis

job opening - 5Institution: University of California, Davis
Location: Davis, CA
Posted: 09/29/2017
Final Filing Date: 10/11/2017
Type: Full Time
Requisition Number: 03020148
Education: not listed

Department Description
The Blue Cluster is a large complex academic unit within the Social Sciences. It is comprised of the Departments of Economics, History and Military Science, as well as the following programs: Jewish Studies, Hemispheric Institute on the Americas, East Asian Studies, Poverty Research Center, Social Science Data Center, History Project, California History Social Science Project, and the Institute for Social Sciences. All are teaching and research units within the College of Letters & Science.

The Blue Cluster has 76 senate faculty, 10 Unit-18 & Continuing Lecturers, over 100 non-senate academic employees of varying titles per quarter, 20+ career staff, 160+ graduate students, & 2200+ undergraduate majors

Job Summary
Under general direction, the Program Coordinator manages all aspects of the cluster’s graduate instruction programs. Responsible for providing comprehensive administrative, career and academic support. Manage funds in excess of $1,000,000 from various complex funding sources including graduate block funds, fellowships, 10 gifts and endowments, and instructional needs funds.

Serve as account delegate for graduate student/program accounts. Work closely with graduate program committee to develop strategic plans for instructional programs. This is one of two positions in the Blue Cluster Graduate Programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience counseling and advising students in a University setting including academic planning and course selection techniques, study skills, and policies and procedures.
  • Experience assessing college transcripts and accurately calculating course grades and grade point averages, balances and deficiencies.
  • Knowledge of university, college, major, design, general education and NCAA policy requirements and their application to specific programs of major.
  • Knowledge of transfer admissions criteria and applicability of credit from other institutions; course registration procedures and other information and available forms.
  • Experience in financial management and analysis utilizing critical thinking, analytical and creative problem solving skills.
  • Experience using an automated financial accounting system to effectively manage a variety of funding.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students and the public.
  • Writing, editing and proofreading skills to answer correspondence, write reports, and develop informational materials.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Computer skills using software programs (i.e. Microsoft Word and Excel) for word processing, maintaining databases, and accessing student information.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of university procedures related to undergraduate students major requirements.
  • Knowledge of UC policies regarding affirmative action and privacy of information.
  • Knowledge of campus administrative reporting deadlines and of procedures related to advising and instructional processes.
  • Skills to obtain, correlate, and analyze data and develop statistics from a variety of campus sources.
  • Skills to retrieve and assemble information for the preparation of reports, schedules, correspondence etc.
  • Experience with MyTravel, DaFIS, Banner, Degree Navigator, SISWEB, GradHub, and faculty information on DESII.
  • Knowledge of statewide, national and international college and university programs and resources.

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