Department Manager - DC Campus
Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an independent professional graduate school with a dynamic student body and a professionally accomplished faculty. Our curriculum and training opportunities prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations.
The Department Manager role serves as the hub of academic affair logistics, interacting with faculty, students, and administration to ensure courses, budgets, and other department activities function efficiently and effectively.
This position reports directly to the Campus Dean and supports Academic Department(s).
- Develop and track course scheduling, instructor assignments, participant records, and supply ordering.
- Assist the Department Chair(s) with maintaining the functioning of the department such as: filing and maintaining files, preparing agendas, taking and/or transcribing meeting notes, supervision of student workers, and other administrative duties.
- Manage registration materials, procedures, policies, and communications in coordination with the Office of the Registrar.
- Serve as primary point of contact in the department; this may include attending workshops, classes, residencies, and events outside of regular business hours.
- Partner with the Office of Institutional Research to ensure collection and dissemination of course evaluations and other assessment instruments and reports.
- Assist instructors with gathering course/workshop materials including books, articles, tests, and assessments.
- Partner with Office of Communication and Public Relations to ensure website and other communications are accurate and current.
- Administration & tracking of Department Budget.
- Provide support for residencies (depending on program assigned)
- Work with Human Resources in the hiring, on-boarding & contract processes of new and returning faculty.
- Travel may be required.
- Support and advance the mission, vision, and values of The Chicago School.
- Adhere to all confidentiality requirements.
- Other duties as assigned
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong time management and prioritization skills
- Highly organized and attentive to detail
- Ability to manage projects independently
- Strong administrative skills
- Team oriented
- High level of computer proficiency, including MS Office (Access, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Word) Adobe Professional
- CampusVue experience a plus
- 1-2 years of administrative or higher education experience
- Bachelors required, Master's degree or graduate coursework is preferred
Company:The Chicago School of Professional Psychology