The Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University announces an opening for a Administrative Assistant I. This position willl assist the Chairperson for the Department of Teacher Education with departmental administrative and operational responsibilites.
Include but are not limited to the following: course scheduling to include room assignments for courses and sections and final exam scheduling; compiling and analyzing information in order to produce and assist with departmental reports including enrollment, faculty assignments, evaluations and committees; assisting and acting as a resource for faculty and staff within the department in the use of technology in teaching and development and delivery of courses; maintaining graduate assistantship application database, faculty professional accomplishments, annual review, faculty/grad/fixed-term loads, promotion/tenure, evaluation, and committees; investigating existing and emerging educational delivery technologies; developing, maintaining, and analyzing departmental databases; interpreting and explaining policies and procedures in order to answer questions and resolve problems; interacting with and working effectively with a wide range of individuals including faculty, staff, and students; other duties as assigned to carry out the mission of the Department of Teacher Education, the College of Education, and Michigan State University.
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired in the first two or three years of college, technical, vocational, or business school in Education, Business, or a related field; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in word processing, database, and spreadsheet software; experience with survey software systems including creating and developing online surveys; experience with developing reports and providing data analysis; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint; experience with the following systems: Desire 2 Learn, CLIFMS, Qualtrics, EBS, SAP HR-Payroll System, Kuali Financial System, Business Intelligence, and Student Information System; experience with Adobe Acrobat and Web page auditing software; experience working in Higher Education; strong oral and written communication skills; knowledge of University policies and procedures; familiarity with work activity in an academic unit; experience with both Microsoft and MAC operating systems; displays strong attention to detail with aptitude for producing accurate information; demonstrates a work orientation that includes problem solving, taking initiative, working as part of a team, and learning for continuous self-improvement.
Applications are due August 2, 2016. Interested candidates should send a letterof application stating qualifications for this position, resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Applicants must apply online at: http://jobs.msu.edu. Please reference posting 3776.
MSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.