Department:School of Journalism & Communication Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$47,000 - $52,500 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2017-2018 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins January 26, 2018; open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit a cover letter and resume.
Department Summary The SOJC is an ACEJMC-accredited program with a century-long history at the University of Oregon, which is a comprehensive research university and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). Our program thrives as a journalism and communication school known for innovation, ethics, and action. We offer four undergraduate concentrations (advertising, journalism, media studies, and public relations), four professional and academic master’s programs, and a doctoral program in media studies.
The SOJC serves approximately 2,200 undergraduates and 100 graduate students both on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene and SOJC Portland.
Position Summary The Graduate Student Services Manager manages the SOJC’s Office of Graduate Affairs and Research and supervises program staff, including one classified employee and one or more student workers. This position advises around 150 graduate students in all programs, Eugene- and Portland-based and takes primary responsibility for scheduling Graduate Employees (GEs) for teaching, research, and administrative assistantships for around 60 GEs annually. The Graduate Student Services Manager engages in research-related activities such as coordinating SOJC Research Seminar (SRS) Series, promoting research via a monthly e-newsletter, and providing information regarding research and grants. This position will assist in managing funding regarding graduate conference and research travel. The incumbent will also assist in recruiting activities, and represents graduate programs at events. The Graduate Student Services Manager develops graduate and research related content for SOJC publications and the website. This position reports to and is annually reviewed by the Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs and Research.
Minimum Requirements • Master's degree awarded by the time of appointment from an accredited institution. • Minimum of 6 months experience in student affairs, academic advising, research programs, and/or higher education administration.
Professional Competencies • Strong organizational, written, oral, interpersonal and communication skills. • Strong customer-service orientation. • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects. • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment. • Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
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