The Department of Statistics, within the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks a Graduate Program Coordinator to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
Provides graduate program coordination for the Graduate Studies Chair in the Department of Statistics which has 27 faculty, 3 associated faculty, 7 staff, 110+ graduate students, and teaches 9,500 students per year; plans coordinates and implements the graduate admission process for Statistics programs; monitors admission of Biostatistics students as well as dual degree students from other areas who are seeking a simultaneous Master’s degree in Statistics; the Graduate Program Coordinator manages over 400 graduate applications each academic year; responsible for all admission-related tasks in the SIS; responds to all domestic and international requests for graduate student application materials; creates and maintains appropriate systems to track applicants status and to process applicant files, award letter and initial Fellowship and Graduate Teaching Associate (GTA) letters of offer; creates and maintains applicant files and coordinates information to be forwarded to the Office of Admissions; corresponds with applicants to assure files are completed correctly and on time, and answers questions; attends Graduate School and Office of Admissions informational meetings on policies and procedures related to fellowships and admissions; prepares fellowship nomination files; composes and responds to all inquiries and requests for updates regarding applicants status; interviews, hires, trains and evaluates student assistant(s); creates and maintains a database of current graduate students; maintains current and former applicant and student files; keeps departmental administrators up to date on the status of graduate students in the program; provides graduate student lists to the department’s Human Resources Associate for use in preparing Graduate Appointment Documents; keeps the department informed of graduate student exams, oral proficiency assessments, and TA training status; provides information to students and assists with resolving problems and issues; maintains semester lists of graduates; performs exit interviews/surveys with students graduation or leaving the program; maintains alumni database and post-graduation employment information; updates departmental general correspondence, memos, reports, tables; responds to periodic and ad hoc data requests pertaining to student and applicant information; proposes and implements improvement to the department’s graduate program processes; coordinates the formal assessment of Statistics graduate degree programs; performs other related duties as needed; disseminates information to new and current graduate students regarding coursework, University policies and procedures; assists students with course enrollment; assists with the administrative aspects of graduate minors and graduate interdisciplinary specialization affiliated with the department; coordinates local arrangements for the annual Graduate Information Day activities and for applicant visits at other times including submitting travel requests to Fiscal Associate for processing; supervises the Statistics Graduate Student Committees relating to graduate recruiting activities (Graduate Information Day Committee, Graduate Recruiting Committee); identifies and communicates employment opportunities; plans corporate recruiting events’; and monitors information concerning the Statistics graduate program.
Bachelor’s degree; proficiency with Word, Excel, Access, OSUSIS and eReports.
Substantial knowledge of Graduate School, Office of Admissions, and Office of the University Registrar policies and procedures; 1-3 years of experience in program planning and administration, and in the organization of program materials.
Target Salary: $20.68 - $23.08 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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