Regular Full-time, Pay Grade 35
This position provides academic and administrative support to the Department of Theory & Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE) and to the faculty, graduate assistants, and students within the department and for faculty/students/GTAs in specifically assigned programs.
Responsibilities include: Provide day-to-day administrative support to program faculty and students. Provide guidance and instruction to faculty, graduate assistants, and students regarding university policies and procedures. Greet and assist visitors, answer or refer information requests/calls relative to the department and assigned programs. Provide administrative support to principal investigators for externally funded grants. Provide academic support: assist with classroom supplies including supplies specific to the science lab and other needs of faculty; assist with course registrations, dropping/adding students, resolving course/student/Banner issues. Assist faculty and students with completion, processing, and submission of forms relative to admission, registration, graduation, advising, as well with problem resolution related to same. Assist with room reservations and event planning. Provide administrative support to the department: assist with the department in the management of resources and funds; monitor and provide oversight of department equipment, supplies, and usage; provide backup coverage for other areas within the department when needed; assist with department promotion and marketing efforts. Coordinate the collection and dissemination of program course offerings and timetable schedules, textbook orders, and related tasks each semester. Responsible for monitoring and tracking sensitive minor equipment and for conducting the annual equipment inventory for the department. Provide financial support to the department, principal investigators, and assigned programs/personnel: process travel requests/expenses via IRIS; make purchases utilizing campus procurement card system and reconcile procurement card statement in accordance with policy and procedures. Make purchases, process invoices, monitor expenditures/balances of various funds and accounts including externally funded grants as well as assist with budgets and closing of grants/funds. Monitor and reconcile ledgers for assigned accounts in IRIS.