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Administrative & Academic Coordinator (PAA1)
Percent of Time: 100%
Staff Type: Professional & Scientific
Type of Position: Regular

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload both a current resume and a job specific letter of interest that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. Applicants who fail to submit the required materials will be considered incomplete and therefore are ineligible for an interview. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days (12/19/18). This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. For questions or additional information, please contact Nancy McCallister. For a detailed job description, please email Nancy McCallister at

Please Note: Up to 3 references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.


Position Summary:
The School of Art & Art History is seeking an Administrative & Academic Coordinator. This position will assist in the completion of a wide range of administrative responsibilities, including those related to fiscal management, human resources, assistant to the DEO, and being a “point of presence” for departmental business. This position requires management of faculty and student records and a high level of discretion with respect to confidential material. This position provides executive level administrative support requiring a high level of discretion and independent judgement. Key duties include:

• Coordinate course offerings for fall, spring, summer and winter sessions. Review offerings on MAUI and MyUI to ensure accuracy. Make necessary changes through MAUI.
• Coordinate the exhibitions of all SAAH galleries in multiple locations.
• Initiate workflow forms and appointments for graduate assistant TA, RA, scholarship and fellowship transactions.
• Coordinate offer letters and HR appointments for non-tenure/instructional track instructors each semester.
• Develop budget for TA, RA, fellowship and scholarship positions and monitor the budget to ensure appropriate expenditures and funding sources.
• Gather departmental information as requested by the Director and Departmental Administrator.
• Prepare and administer correspondence on behalf of the Director and Departmental Administrator. 


Education Required: A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience Required:
• 6 months-1 year administrative office experience.
• Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, concurrent objectives, projects or activities, making effective judgements as to prioritizing and time allotment.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Experience Desired:
• Working knowledge of University of Iowa policies, procedures and regulations.
• Ability to work and collaborate with people from diverse backgrounds.
• Experience working with academic course schedules.



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