The Department Coordinator will initiate, coordinate and implement all administrative tasks related to the departmental chair's office. Serve as a liaison between the department and the University Provost's Office, the Dietrich School Dean's Office, the Social Science Division Business Office and the University Business Offices. Must have expert verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to work independently as well as part of a larger team. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required. Must have the ability to resolve conflict and deal with a high-volume workload while maintaining a stringent level of confidentiality and adhering to strict deadlines. Also responsible for: processing travel expense reimbursements, advance settlements, P-card and Panther Express purchases, as well as general office management and student worker supervisory duties. Provides comparable service and back-up to other Dietrich School departments as appropriate.
Hiring Range: $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Education Required: Associate
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position: Two three years administrative/executive assistance preferably in an academic setting. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
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