UPDATED: Academic Program Specialist - Communications Dept.

Salisbury University - Salisbury, MD (30+ days ago)4.1


Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 62 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Academic Program Specialist – Communications Department (CMAT).
Primary Job Duties: Coordinates the daily operations of the CMAT Department and assists in the development and support of new programs and initiatives. Assists with program assessment, student recruitment, and transition into the major/minor.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, English, Marketing, or related field with a minimum of one year experience in administrative staff work or Associate’s degree in a related field and 3 years administrative staff work or High School diploma and 5 years of administrative staff work. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be detail-oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem-solving, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters with tact and discretion; to be flexible and successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously; work well under pressure; to work independently or in a team-oriented environment. General knowledge of and skill in the use of work processing, database, and spreadsheet software to produce documents and maintain information. Skill in performing basic mathematical computations. Ability to present statistical material in table, chart, or graph form; ability to learn and adapt to new software and technology. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to operate computers and other office equipment. Ability to train, supervise, and evaluate student workers.
Preferred Qualifications: Administrative experience in which program coordination in a directly related field was a primary responsibility; three years of work experience; and, PeopleSoft knowledge.
This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package. Salary range minimum is $35,728 annually, which is approximately $17.13 per hour. Salary is commensurate with experience.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System.
Applications received by August 29, 2018 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
Applications will be accepted only via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.
Applications received by August 29, 2018 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.