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Job ID: 129026

Graduation & Commencement Specialist
University of Idaho

Date Posted Sep. 12, 2019
Title Graduation & Commencement Specialist
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Student Services

University of Idaho

Graduation & Commencement Specialist

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $16.59 per hour or more depending on experience and education

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing efficient and effective services and information to students, staff and faculty. Extensive knowledge of University of Idaho academic rules, regulations and policy is required. This position is the main resource to faculty, staff and students regarding interpretation and application of University policies and procedures as they relate to graduation, the overall academic record, degree audit, maintaining accurate student record information and awarding degrees. Additionally, this position will partner with the President's Office and University Support Services in the planning and coordination of the commencement ceremonies, represent the Office of the Registrar on committees regarding commencement ceremonies, and assist with budget decisions to provide suitable signature events within the financial means of the University. This position will assist and review graduation business processes and provide input regarding technology improvements.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree or 2 years of experience working in higher education.
Experience researching, interpreting, and applying policies and procedures.
Experience giving strong attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with automated student systems.
Ability to coordinate complex events.
Familiarity with FERPA and University of Idaho academic policies and procedures.
Experience working in a post-secondary environment.
Ability to understand and explain complex concepts to others in a clear manner.
Ability to adapt quickly to changing policies and procedures.
Ability to handle sensitive information in discreet and professional manner.
Knowledge of UI academic rules and regulations for undergraduate level advising and curriculum.
Ability to work in a repetitive, detail-oriented environment.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills while working under pressure and with individuals of varying cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
Excellent written and communication skills.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002310P

Posting Date: 09/09/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

This position is open until filled, however, applications received on or before September 23, 2019 will receive first consideration. Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

Applicants: Please submit a resume and letter of qualification addressing each of the required and preferred qualifications.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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