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Program Coordinator, Doctor of Education
Date Posted 12/03/2020
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Twin Cities Campus
Position Responsibilities

The program coordinator provides administrative services to programs directors, faculty, and students of the EDD Program. Working closely with the program director, associate program director and Student Central staff, the program coordinator provides academic program assistance, administrative support, front-line customer service, and event coordination in support of a centralized student experience across all programs while recognizing the importance of individual students in the doctoral program.

  • Provides administrative support to the EDD program that includes calendar scheduling, recording meeting minutes, document management, filing, submitting payment requests, and other administrative duties.
  • Fields questions from students related to scheduling, registration, grade grievances or concerns with courses or instructors, working closely with program directors to resolve these issues in a timely manner.
  • Serves as a resource for student questions related to careers or industries associated with given programs. 
  • Assists with program level communications, especially external partners and alumni relations.
  • Manages the program’s internal web page and coordinates the materials for external marketing.
  • Assists with course schedule development.
  • Communicates with program director and faculty to fill schedule for assigned courses.
  • Coordinates documentation and communication of program policies, procedures, and outcomes.
  • Coordinates, arranges and provides support for new student orientations, summer residencies and events such as the Doctoral Research Symposium.
  • Assists faculty with course setup on Canvas.
  • Tracks and archives course syllabi.
  • Provides technical assistance to students and faculty with Portfolium, Qualtrics and other program-specific applications and related reports.
  • Participates in meetings and events as required, including graduation ceremonies.
Essential Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and abilities:

•    Self-direction and ability to work with minimal supervision.
•    Organized, detailed, process orientation.
•    Team orientation/collaboration, both as leader and follower.
•    Effective time management.
•    Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with various individuals and departments.
•    Technology literacy in the use of databases, online learning platforms, email, shared files.
•    Learning agility/resourcefulness to find information/solve problems.
•    Effective writing skills.

  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; commensurate professional experience may be substituted.
  • Experience in office, administrative, or customer service positions preferred, but not required.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Additional Required Materials Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references
Application Review Date
Starting Date
Contact Dr. Jack McClure
Contact Email jmcclure@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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