Department: SEC ED - 31440
Brief Summary of Work for this position:
The Administrative Associate is the primary support person for the Chair and the faculty members of the Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education Department (ITFSE). The Administrative Associate position is responsible for the department's annual budget, that includes but is not limited to accurately/precisely managing the monthly faculty load and compensation process, managing and compiling personnel records; working with data from a variety of sources and creating spreadsheets, supporting faculty course and research efforts, maintaining communications to students and the general public and supporting the various projects of the department – including but not limited to assisting program coordinators and students in resolving course registration and scheduling issues, building the schedule for each academic term for each of the department's academic programs, faculty searches, travel requests and reimbursements and other travel related work and the purchase of materials and equipment. This position will supervise graduate assistants and undergraduate work assistant students.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience :
- Two year Associate Degree
- Experience in an academic setting
- Knowledge of Banner student and finance, budget and travel
- Strong technical knowledge with online and PC based software (Microsoft Office proficiency at the intermediate level, Canvas, Adobe Creative Suite)
- Public contact with internal and external constituents
Required Certifications or Licensure:
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
The Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education prepares educators/professionals for leadership positions in instructional technology and secondary education. Our commitment is to the development of highly competent professionals to serve in educational leadership roles.
Our secondary education program has strong alliances with the College of Arts and Sciences in the related secondary subject matters of mathematics, science, English, social sciences, foreign languages, physical education/health and music. In addition, our MIT
program has strong ties with Computer Science, Computer Science and Information Systems and Communication Studies. Each allied department has a role in providing content related courses and program guidance.
The Watson College of Education (WCE
) is a rapidly growing college with over 65 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master's programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education, and master's and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership. It offers several international study programs, a newly developed laboratory school, and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges, and colleges/universities in the region.
PLEASE NOTE: This posting will close at 11:59PM (Eastern time) on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application, including the 'Work History' section before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
This position is being recruited at the Advanced level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.