This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Management and coordination of Academic Affairs projects, serving as a liaison between internal units and external agencies. Develops, coordinates and facilitates the execution of specified projects and initiatives for the Office of the President. Establishes project priorities and schedules, in line with strategic plans and operating objectives. Provides specialized advice, facilitation, and support to the Office and to other University constituencies, as appropriate, in the development and implementation of effective procedures, systems, programs, policies and/or practices.
This position manages special projects and works collaboratively with the staff for the Office of the President and reports directly to the President. Consult, interact, or collaborate with faculty, other internal/external staff, and/or consultants to facilitate the successful implementation of new or revised policies, programs, and procedures, and to ensure the implementation and administration of program objectives. Design and develop project plans to implement new policies, programs and initiatives, and operating processes of strategic significance to the unit. Research and analyze best methods and practices relative to achievement of specified unit goals and operating objectives. Research topics, including gathering and sorting source and background materials; consult with various personnel to clarify details of source materials; provide statistical analysis of data as required. Develop effective communication strategy and communicate effectively with all levels of university constituents. Serve as liaison between the President and university constituents.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University’s mission, vision and goals.
Short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities.
Education- Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties.