Responsible for the administrative and secretarial support functions of the Jacobs School of Music's Graduate Advising and Records Office, including providing support to the director of graduate studies, academic advisor, and graduate recorder.
Serves as the first point of contact to all current and prospective graduate and diploma students and all related faculty and staff. Screens phone calls, e-mails, and walk-in visitors to the office; greets visitors; provides information in response to inquiries; and researches problems, referring to other sources when necessary.
Coordinates and assists with New Student Orientation and Continuing Student Registration, including walk-in advising when appropriate; and assists with graduation and probation procedures.
Schedules and prepares materials for Artist Diploma auditions; and maintains information in SIS and Access regarding the completion of Master's, diploma, and doctoral student degree requirements, doctoral committees, doctoral minor fields, doctoral candidate registration, and Artist Diploma committees.
Proctors doctoral qualifying examinations; liaises with University Graduate School, International Student Services, and Student Central; and provides primary training and supervision of doctoral clerk.
Assists with administrative needs related to the daily operations, planning, and implementation of various or multiple student services initiatives. Performs duties such as attending a front desk, answering phones and email, and delivering messages and mail.
Serves as a liaison to campus partners for cross-departmental student services initiatives, providing information, securing space reservations, scheduling planning meetings, and providing necessary documentation.
Provides assistance to student participants, stakeholders, faculty, and/or staff; acts as a resource by analyzing information, providing documentation, and preparing reports. Accurately maintains electronic records and databases.
Provides directions, support, and information to student organization representatives and other visitors to the department.
Assists with daily scheduling, training, and gathering of student feedback. May prepare and disseminate handouts, presentations, or other materials.
May assist with ordering or creation of promotional materials for student organizations or departmental needs.
May provide guidance to other Student Services Coordinators.
High school diploma or GED.
College level coursework.
2 years in an office environment, higher education, or a related field.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information.
Demonstrated customer service skills.
Commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds and demonstrated cultural competency.
Familiarity with university student systems.
Familiarity with higher education, particularly the study of music.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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