Human Resources

Title: Office Coordinator-College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Dean's Office
Classification: C3
Department: College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Job Summary:

Coordinates a variety of duties for a department/office/division in which discretion and/or judgment concerning the procedures to use or policies to follow is required.


Primary Duties & Global Responsibilities:

·         Receives information in various forms and determines the appropriate method of processing and routing.

·         Provides support to the Dean and Associate Dean by assisting with academic and service programs within the College.

·         Manages/maintains supervisor's calendar.

·         Ensures smooth coordination/completion of high-quality clerical work for the department/office, which includes serving as liaison between the Dean’s office and the university.

·         Assumes responsibility for creating, maintaining and updating files and record keeping systems; paper and/or computerized.

·         Prepares for and schedules major meetings, conferences, exhibits, events, travel, or other related duties for both internal and external contacts.

·         Coordinates, publicizes, and provides support for special events and functions.

·         Recruits and coordinates faculty and staff to represent the college at university events.

·         Compiles and formats statistical data and reports.

·         Disseminates information that may require explanation and interpretation of established university and departmental policies and procedures, and directs individuals to sources of additional information.

·         Oversees purchasing card and reconciles statements and travel and expense forms.

·         Generates reports, memorandums, correspondence, presentation materials spreadsheets and graphics, and other similar materials using computer systems.

·         Creates and maintains database systems.

·         Oversees responsibility for ordering office supplies.

·         Processes travel vouchers, requisitions, IDCs, l9s and other university forms.

·         Hires, trains, and supervises student employees.

·         Processes student employee timecards and maintains appropriate records to manage the student wage budget.

·         Assists with clerical duties associated with staff searches.

·         Assists with processing SWS oversees the SWS budget, and coordinates communication among the SWS Director, faculty, and the University Writing Skills Committee.

·         Assists with marketing and promoting Brooks College, including managing the website and social media platforms, and sending email to internal and external audiences.

·         Other duties as assigned.


Preferred Qualifications:

·         Minimum of three years of related experience.

·         Some college course work. 

·         Higher education experience. 

·         Supervisory experience.  

·         Web design or content management system experience.


Required Qualifications:

·         High school graduate.

·         Strong desire to learn and grow in position.

·         Demonstrated experience to successfully work under pressure and meet deadlines.

·         Effective time management and multi-tasking skills.

·         Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain positive interpersonal relationships and foster diversity in the workplace.

·         Demonstrated experience to successfully operate office equipment.

·         Demonstrated experience to successfully provide quality customer service.

·         Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain satisfactory work performance and attendance records.

·         Type 50 wpm accurately; spelling competency (minimum 80% accuracy).

·         Experience and strong familiarity with a variety of computer software applications.

·         Demonstrated experience to successfully work independently, organize own work and coordinate work activities of others.

·         Demonstrated willingness to understand diversity in the workplace.

·         Strong verbal communication skills.

·         Excellent writing and editing skills.


Supervision received:  Receives supervision and work assignments from designated supervisor although other staff members in the unit may provide work direction.


Supervision exercised:  May supervise students.


Physical Demands:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Must have the physical stamina to work a standard 8-hour workday five days each week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed in this position.  Additional duties may be assigned.


Revised Date: November 2013 For questions regarding employment, email Human Resources Employment Information. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.