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Kansas State University
Posted: 02/08/2023
Academic Program Assistant

Academic Program Assistant

Department: 3670045065 Computer Science
Job no: 514629
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified – Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Academic Advising / Support, Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance, Engineering, Computer Science / Information Technology, Office / Clerical
Pay Grade: 07A

About This Role:
The Department of Computer Science is seeking an Academic Program Assistant to do the following:

Supports Academic Advisors with evaluating, organizing, and assisting students with scheduling. Handles the evaluation process for transfer courses and communicates between students, evaluators, and Dean offices. Schedules and assists students in Orientation and Enrollment. Uses KSIS to assign advisors, give permissions, run DARs reports and master extracts. Assists students with the enrollment process and trains students in the use of KSIS or SSC for enrollment. Organizes prospective visits with high schools as required. Greets and organizes incoming prospective students. Assists with outreach and event coordination to promote the department programs. (35%)

Collects and maintains graduate school applications using CollegeNet. Performs the initial evaluation of undergraduate professional program applicants using an internal department system. Ensures all application documents are collected and organized. In charge of collecting information on graduating student’s post-graduation plans. Manages information collection process for program outcomes that are used in evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of department degree program. (25%)

Receptionist for department. Answer and transfer phone calls, maintain room calendars. Maintain and edit the departments website and social media accounts, and newsletter. Manage physical appearance of office. Assist with travel, do inventory, and order supplies for the office. Supervise and hire student workers and graphic designers (20%)

Administrative support for the Department Head. Maintain department head schedule. Duties that have not yet been identified or assigned as they cannot be predicted. Employee can confer and receive clarification from the Department Head regarding these duties should they arise. (10%)

Schedule curriculum meetings for faculty. Proctor, schedule, and print exams and make-up exams. Schedule rooms for finals. (10%)

Why Join Us:
The department of computer science at K-State is home to world-class faculty, world-class research and world-class education.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University’s dedication to the https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html

What You’ll Need to Succeed:
Minimum Requirements:

• Requires a high school diploma and four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree
• Over one year of office and clerical support work is preferred.
• Experience in university and/or academic institutions.
• Strong interpersonal and listening, skills and abilities.
• Demonstrated ability to perform and complete multiple projects and tasks while collaborating effectively with others.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
• Computer/Technology skills: MS Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, database applications.
• K-State Systems such as eForms and KSIS will be used frequently, prior knowledge of these systems is a plus, but not required.

Other Requirements:

• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:

• Application
• Cover letter
• resume
Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:
$17.34 – $19.33 per hour ($36,070 – $40,206 annually)

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Feb 06, 2023

Application Closes: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3874793