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Tuesday, September 08, 2020 10:26:00 AM

Position Description

The Department Administrator will work closely with each team in the department to provide administrative support and handling a variety of clerical tasks in a polite and professional manner. Responsible for confidential and time-sensitive material and for completing tasks accurately and in a timely manner.


  • Attend to website contents update and social media accounts of the department.
  • Email reminders and reports to students and faculty via iContact.
  • Review the Student Orientation, Policies, and Resource pages for upcoming courses in Canvas, the Learning Management System for our online programs.
  • Student account creation and enrollment in Canvas
  • Work with IT on Zoom license assignments and management for the online programs
  • and CE events
  • Confirm Enrollments via CAMS and with Advisors for BA & MA
  • Keep track and manage the software and platform subscriptions and some
  • administrative tasks, including but not limited to Canvas user accounts creation, Zoom,
  • Vimeo, iContact, and etc..
  • Office supply maintenance and order
  • Process P.Os approved by the department head
  • Provide administrative support to other members in DE.
  • Occasionally, support faculty with their needs in conducting online teaching if needed
  • Other miscellaneous tasks assigned by the supervisor

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Confidentiality is a must for this role.
  • Communicate professionally and respectfully.
  • Positive, professional, and cooperative attitude.
  • Organizational skills and detail-oriented.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prior job experience in administration and/or academia.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Computer fluency with basic office and education software and platform.
  • Responsible, organized, patient. Have self-discipline in work quality and
  • continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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If you have already applied and completed the interview process, please call us at 641-472-2025 and let us know of your interest in this position.  There is no need to complete a new application.