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Program Assistant

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Administrative/Professional


 Graduate School


Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Graduate Progressions and Academic Services the incumbent will conduct graduation certification audits and activities and serve as the principal arbiter of clearance for PhD and MFA students. Specific Duties include:  assisting with student progressions; providing PhD and MFA names and dissertation/thesis titles for the commencement program booklet; corresponding with students and staff for commencement ceremonies; assisting with annual events for the Graduate School which include the Doctoral Candidacy Ceremony, Orientation, and Commencement; and performing other duties as assigned

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor's Degree and one years experience in administrative staff work. Must have experience working in higher education, preferably in a graduate school setting. Must have strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and be comfortable working with a wide range of people. 

Preferred Qualifications: 


  1. Experience in graduation clearance and degree audit strongly preferred
  2. Experience with PeopleSoft a plus
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration, submit documentation by July 21, 2017. 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Hours: Full-time 
Type: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
 Equal Opportunity Statement:  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Work Authorization   As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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