Department: Interdisciplinary ProgramsSalary: $37,624.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 08/03/2011Job Duties: BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY
Design, plan, promote and coordinate the administrative and operational activities of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Degree Programs of Neuroscience and Genetics.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop, implement, evaluate and/or review program objectives, new training programs and existing programs.
Develop, prepare, and monitor budgets and grants for the programs.
Serve as liaison with participating faculty in the programs and with sponsoring agencies.
Oversee the admission, enrollment, registration, appointment, and orientation of graduate students.
Counsel and provide information to enrolled graduate students concerning program operations and requirements, course selection, graduation requirements, and post-graduation plans.
Manage scholarships for the scholars programs (Fulbright, Presidential and Dean’s Fellowships, American Heart Association, National Institutes of Health, and National Sciences Foundation).
Design brochures, application materials, course materials, and evaluation forms; and ensure that the website is relevant and current.
Maintain and analyze data on program participants, monitor course enrollment and assist with course scheduling.
Edit and assist in writing grant proposals, reports, and articles.
Responsible for Workflow related functions (i.e. human resources, financial electronic transaction routing).
Prepare special and periodic financial reports.
Train, schedule, assign and evaluate the work activities of assigned support staff.
Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, students and staff.
CIVIL AND RESPECTFUL INTERACTIONS
Demonstrate respect for all members of the University community in the course of performing one’s duties and in response to administrators, supervisors, coworkers, and customers.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Welcome the richness of talent from a diverse workforce and recognize that diversity brings stimulation, challenge, and energy that contribute to a productive and effective workplace.
Represent the interests of the University and of unit leadership in the use of resources to meet service and productivity demands within unit goals and budgets; and strive to promote continual process and quality improvement.
LEARNING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVEOPMENT
Seek opportunities to enhance one’s own professional knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to one’s current position and/or to prepare for potential future roles and overall career development.
Applicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.