Program Associate - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2239 - SATSS - FT

Performs a variety of moderately complex clerical and administrative tasks requiring some independent judgment related to ensuring the successful completion of the daily operations of a University administrative unit.


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  1. Processes incoming information and/or documents regarding daily operations; makes first determination as to disposition using set standards.
  2. Serves as informational resource for staff and faculty; investigates and resolves problems and difficulties.
  3. Assists in the enforcement of policies and procedures; serves as informational resource to staff.
  4. Monitors and reviews projects; ensures all necessary changes are made.
  5. Gathers and analyzes statistical information regarding department's programs and activities; produces reports. For example, managing a database in FileMaker Pro with respect to the seminars and workshops conducted through the Center for Teaching Excellence.
  6. Performs a variety of clerical tasks including answering phones, typing, and copying. Serves as the front desk person for the Center for Teaching Excellence.
  7. Coordinates the scheduling, advertising, room preparation, evaluation, and broadcasting (using WebEX) of Center for Teaching Excellence seminars and workshops.
  8. Coordinates the hosting for GSTEP, Alumni Teaching Scholars, Faculty Learning Communities, NFTEP, and other groups run through the Center for Teaching Excellence.
  9. Assists with the hiring and supervision of student workers.
  10. Assists with the logistics of the Lilly conference.
  11. Assists with the maintenance of the Center for Teaching Excellence library.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics:
Knowledge of unit's operations, policies, and procedures; knowledge of computers and office applications; may require supervisory skills; clerical skills; research skills.

Working Conditions:
Periodic assignments given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical conditions.

Reporting Relationships:

Direction Received: Reports to the Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence

Direction Given: May provide functional guidance to a group of student employees on an on-going basis

Working Conditions:
Periodic assignments given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical conditions.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires nine months of coursework or training beyond high school in Business Administration and two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Filemaker, and Mac Operating Systems.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Department request Cover Letter, Resume and References be attached.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Ctr for Enhancement of Learning & Teaching
  • Program Associate
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter