The primary function of the person holding this position is to assist in the direction of the academic programs (both degree granting and endorsement/certification) and related administrative activities for the Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment under the direction of the Department Chair and Program Advisor. This person must maintain contact with Student Services, the Graduate School, Outreach Services, and the Office of Registration and Records. This person must possess, or be able to develop, skills in comprehending the special technical requirements essential in working in a rapidly changing computer and technology environment. This person also has responsibility for handling confidential information and materials, including student academic records. This position utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, data base management, and other computer hardware and software and requires a good knowledge of computer use and applications.