Contribute to the success of the department through the coordination and support of operations primarily for the Graduate Programs but support other areas of departmental operations as needed.
Operational Support and Management:
Support operations of the Cell and Developmental Biology graduate program, the Masters in Applied Anatomy program, and for graduate students directly admitted to the department.
Coordinate graduate student recruitment activities and admissions.
Oversee management of Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar Speaker series.
Schedule course approvals and revisions, room reservations, general catalog (instructors, rooms, texts), and grade reporting in MAUI.
Coordinate graduate student affairs including registration and tuition payments, comprehensive exams and thesis defense, schedule yearly advisory meetings, and maintain appropriate files and paperwork.
Coordinate annual meetings for post-docs and their faculty mentor for mentorship meetings and evaluations. Send postdoctoral scholar hiring requests through the Graduate College for approval.
Coordinate annual Graduate Student Awards ceremony each spring including planning the event and scheduling scholarship award payments.
Backup others in the management of the DEO's schedule.
Initiate routine Facilities Management and Surplus requests at the direction of the Administrator.
Initiate immigration transactions for department including permanent residency requests and J1 extentions. Provide employment verification letters.
Assist ASC (Assistant to the DEO) in other HR related activities as needed.
Serve as primary contact with HCIS to manage ACB computer and peripherals inventory and respond to changes in HCIS technology and practices.
Maintain and update departmental websites.
Ability to carry out ongoing office adminsitration tasks effectively and efficiently in support of individuals, teams, and/or units.
Knowledge of major functional processes and associated operatiog requirements: ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.
Ability to contribute to the operational (short term) and tactical (1-2 years) planing in support of the overall departmental plan
Collaboration and Embracing Diversity: Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
Positive Impact/Achieving Results: Ability to utilize existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals/needs. Able to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations while producing results.
Service Excellence/Customer Focus: Ability to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner. Ability to effectively transmit and interpret information through appropriate communication with internal and external customers
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.