1) In consultation with the program staff team, execute a wide range of student-related advising, event, and administrative responsibilities.
2) Work with capstone instructors and mentors to track student progress, ensure students are meeting deadlines and completing deliverables, and engage program leadership when necessary.
3) Oversee the processing, evaluation, and awarding of student grants, scholarships, fellowships, and other awards.
4) Collaborate with program staff and UChicago Grad Career Development team on career advising projects where appropriate.
5) Assist in the management of MScA Student Board and MScA Alumni activities.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the candidate.
1) Excellent advising, administrative, communication (oral and written), organizational, team- building, presentation and time management skills. 2) Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain positive working relationships internally with faculty, staff, and students. 3) Ability to work with and relate to students of diverse backgrounds. 4) Superior level of professionalism and the ability to understand and appreciate the importance of confidentiality, and maintain a high level of such confidentiality, within the workplace. 5) Must be able to work both independently and in a team setting.
1) Master's Degree
1) A minimum of three years of student services or higher education administration experience
2) Working knowledge of advising and counseling techniques
3) Candidates to have a strong computer literacy that includes a working knowledge of database systems
4) High degree of competence with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
Primary Work Location
1) Cityfront Office Location ,455 Cityfront Plaza Dr, Chicago
2) The role will involve travel between campus locations (Gleacher Center and Hyde Park campus) as needed.
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information
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