Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Fri Aug 2 2019 Job Description:
To support the office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education programs in managing academic projects and programs to function in accordance with University policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position has major responsibilities associated with the following areas, all within Graduate Studies and Continuing Education.
Assist the Program Directors of the Doctoral programs by coordinating basic office support required to sustain the programs.
Coordinate and support the Doctoral programs, including facilitation of proficiency exams, comprehensive exams, proposals, dissertation, defenses and reader and mentor compensation.
Assist the graduate office coordinator in collecting syllabi for doctoral courses.
Coordinate the support of the IRFC cohort of the Ph.D. in humanities program including, facilitation of yearly schedule, logistical aspects of the program, accommodations for the cohort, student registration, and processing of transfer credit.
Process forms at various phases of the doctoral process.
Assist in adding program documentation and exams to Canvas.
Work with the library to begin the process of publishing student dissertations.
Provide appropriate advising and associated resources to all doctoral students.
Assist the Graduate Studies office with special events, such as Commencement, receptions and panel discussions.
Proofread, edit and fact check forms and communications to inquiries, applicants and students.
Assist in updating program handbooks.
Assist Director of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education with marketing research such as researching comparable schools.
Helping maintain active student files by reviewing student enrollment and generating associated correspondence.
Maintain student confidentiality.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform other duties and office tasks as required by the Dean or Director of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education.
A Bachelor's degree with experience in higher education administration is required. A Master's degree preferred. Must possess strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Communication skills with a myriad of constituents must be highly honed. A relaxed and pleasant demeanor is essential. Must have demonstrated public relations skills with the ability to work effectively with faculty, students and a wide variety of administrative offices. Excellent telephone and editing skills required. Must be a self-starter and problem solver. Must have the ability to work independently and as part of an office team. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Located on a picturesque campus in the historic city of Newport, R.I., Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The University offers a comprehensive education with a liberal arts foundation that fosters the development of each student's individual talents.Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the University enrolls more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. Salve Regina's diverse range of academic programs is complemented by community service initiatives, extracurricular activities and a full athletics program featuring varsity, intramural and club sports.The undergraduate course of study is designed to further intellectual, social and spiritual growth and encourage students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful. Graduate and continuing education programs are tailored to the unique needs of adult students, combining the integration of knowledge and personal values with the development of greater competency in both theory and practice.Salve Regina's 80-acre campus is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age estates and features 21 st...ructures of historic significance that have been sensitively adapted to meet University needs while also preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and early 20th centuries.