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Basic Function Coordinate and support the undergraduate/graduate instructional program in the Department of Chemistry. Provide administrative support under the general direction of the Director of Undergraduate Services.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities
Course, Instructor and Student Support
Coordinate graduate and undergraduate course materials to support faculty instructional activities.
Assist in the management and organizing of Chemistry course Canvas pages, syllabi, & student access resources.
Coordinate requests from faculty for coursework copies, testing and teaching materials, and administrative tasks associated with instruction.
Organize and assist TA meetings, review sessions, course support, and room scheduling.
Assist instructors and Director of Undergraduate Services with scheduling and managing alternate exam proctoring & DRS accommodations.
Provide occasional classroom technology support & training for instructors.
Support undergraduate course grade management, including administrative support for online homework, laboratory report scoring, machine-graded exams, and grade submission.
Provide information or notifications regarding grade management to others as appropriate. Assist in the resolution of issues as needed.
Manage the return, storage, and disposal of student coursework in compliance with applicable University policies.
Coordinate faculty requests for course support services such as quarterly course evaluations, quarterly TA evaluations, creation of exam seating charts, and requests for machine grading of exams.
Assist with management of textbooks for courses. Request textbook information from faculty, order textbooks through the UW Bookstore, request desk copies from publishers, manage stock of departmental textbooks, and distribute textbooks to TAs.
Manage the daily operations of the Chemistry Study Centers. Lock and unlock the doors, compile and post TA office hours, and coordinate custodial services and maintenance as needed to maintain the facility.
Manage Chemistry Study Center TA mailboxes and mailbox keys.
Provide general support to the undergraduate educational programs in the Department of Chemistry, which may include special projects as requested by the Director of Undergraduate Services.
Ensure adherence to the Federal Education Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA).
Perform other related duties as needed.
High school diploma or equivalent and two years of experience in the program specialty or equivalent education/experience.
Computer experience including Word, Excel, and database management.
Experience working with undergraduate students for registration or advising, or a background in customer service.
Ability to perform tasks with precision and accuracy.
Knowledge of database operations and/or experience with online course instruction or administration services.
Conditions of Employment This is a 12-month position
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