Academic Program Coordinator, Senior
Company: Inside Higher Ed
Posted on: April 1, 2021
Job Title: Academic Program Coordinator, Senior Location:
Professional Education Progs Regular/Temporary: Regular Full/Part
Time: Full-Time Job ID: 605276 Workplace CultureNAU is a community
devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable
commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We-faculty,
staff, and administrators-thrive by combining our efforts and
working side by side to further NAU's culture of excellence.Special
InformationThis position is located in the Phoenix area.Immigration
Suppt/SponsorshipNAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support
or sponsorship for this position.Job DescriptionCoordinates and
organizes student teaching database, scheduling, communication, and
documentation for 16 student teaching courses, which includes
approximately 325 course sections for 550 to 600 student teachers
annually. The student teaching courses represent a required course
for 20 nationally accredited, state approved degree programs
leading to teacher certification offered through five NAU colleges.
This position oversees a large volume of communication from
students, university supervisors, and cooperating teachers, and
processes and tracks approximately 150 change and special requests
from student teachers annually, including supporting the placement
of approximately 55 students annually who pursue Alternative
Teaching Certificate, Student Teaching Intern Certificate, out of
state, and international student teaching placements, which require
significant, additional internal and external processing. This
position verifies degree postings after successful completion of
student teaching and issues an Institutional Recommendations to
students as well as submission of an official report of teacher
preparation graduates to the Arizona Department of Education. The
position coordinates in-person and online orientation meetings for
student teachers and multiple trainings/meetings annually for
approximately 80 university supervisors. This position also
oversees the implementation and tracking of the student teaching
evaluation instrument completed by an average of 750 cooperating
teachers each academic year. In addition, this position responds to
approximately 140 program verification requests annually from
alumni seeking certification out of state. The individual in this
role works with the Director of the Professional Education Programs
to ensure appropriate degree program, state certification, and
accreditation policies and practices are followed in relation to
student teaching and associated placements. Minimum
- Bachelor's degree in relevant field.
- 3-5 years of relevant experience. Knowledge, Skills, &
- Advanced knowledge of rules, regulations, guidelines, and
procedures related to program area.
- Advanced knowledge of budgeting and account reconciliation
- Advanced knowledge of organizational practices and principles.
- Program coordination and execution.
- Coordination of activities, evaluating data, and establishing
- Database application skills (e.g., FileMaker Pro).
- Student management systems (e.g., SalesForce, PeopleSoft).
- Learning management systems (e.g., BbLearn).
- Course scheduling software.
- Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Online survey tools (e.g., Qualtrics).
- Web conferencing tools.
- Google suite. Abilities
- Works independently.
- Exercises good judgement and professionalism.
- Communicates effectively.
- Promotes a diverse, inclusive environment.Background
InformationThis position has been identified as a safety/security
sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern
Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following:
a criminal background investigation, employment history
investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and
fingerprinting.If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL,
you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier
Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to
the clearinghouse requirements.Additionally, as an employer in the
state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal
E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new
employees' right to work in the United States.Finally, each year
Northern Arizona University releases an . The report is a result of
a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery
reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed
calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU
uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report
crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the
is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff
Mountain Campus and NAU-Fort Defiance as these campuses have
on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety
policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and
statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you
would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the
NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the
department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in
Flagstaff.SalaryCommensurate with experience.**The starting salary
will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant
balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary
equity considerations, and available market information.FLSA
StatusThis position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn
overtime or compensatory time for additional time
worked.BenefitsThis is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU
offers an excellent benefit package including generous health,
dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State
Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and
tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More
information on benefits at NAU is available on the . Classified
Staff employees are in a probationary status for their first six
months at NAU.NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.Employees
offered a position will be eligible for state health plans
(including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are on the first day of
the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment
date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll
in benefits. Additionally, new employees will begin participating
in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term
disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay
period following 6 months after the new employee's start date.
Learning and DevelopmentYour career at Northern Arizona University
includes the opportunity for professional development. includes
courses to be completed within the first 30 days. If your position
includes the supervision of a benefit-eligible employee, we offer
the NAU Supervisors Academy for you to complete within your first 2
years. Application DeadlineApril 8, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.How to
ApplyTo apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button
on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the
"Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you
need assistance completing your application there are instructions
available on the or in person in the Human Resources Department
located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver
and DuPont Streets. If you are an individual with a disability and
need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process
please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD
- 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.Equal Employment
OpportunityNorthern Arizona University is a committed Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.NAU is an
Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other
National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.
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