University of Idaho
Graduation & Commencement Specialist
$16.59 per hour or more depending on experience and education
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.
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.
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:
Open Until Filled:
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.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.