Under the direction of the Dean, the Office Manager manages daily work operations for the Department and is involved in all areas of planning and administration including student and faculty recruitment, budget development and personnel management. The individual is responsible for the general management and supervision of full-time and part-time support staff, graduate assistants and student assistants assigned to the Department and acts as a consultant and resource to Department personnel and committees. The Office Manager also ensures that all time sheets for faculty and staff are accurate and absence from work for all employees, including cancellations of class and office hours are promptly reported to the Office of Human Resources and the Office of the Dean. The Office Manager will be responsible for maintaining student, program and school records and will be involved in the development of school policies and procedures for the operational direction of annual processes and events; and also does related work as required.
The work schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday from 12 pm to 8 pm and Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. This schedule may be adjusted based on department needs, which will also include day and weekend hours. Off campus travel is required to Community Colleges, High Schools and other locations for outreach events and other activities.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience supervising office operations or working in an institution of higher education is required. A Master’s degree and professional experience providing student and/or faculty support services or managing office operations for an academic program in an institution of higher education is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Department of Counselor Education, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to appointment.