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Mississippi State University Mississippi, USA
21/11/2019
Salary Grade : 13 Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department. Department Profile: The Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (MAFES) Bearden Dairy Research Center is a 350 animal dairy consisting of a modern double eight parallel milking parlor, modern working facilities for the care of the replacement heifers, and approximately 1200 acres of pasture and crop land. Area of Specialization: Dairy Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities include but are not limited to: heifer and calf development programs, breeding, medical treatments, extensive computer record-keeping, management of spreadsheets and commercial programs that control milking parlor function, assist with research activities, train and observe student workers with milking procedures, and assist with preparation and delivery of rations. Also, this position will assist with routine maintenance and cleaning of heifer development and milking facilities and other duties as directed by the Dairy Herd Manager. Shifts will vary. The successful candidate will be expected to work weekends and holidays as needed, and job requires flexible scheduling. Minimum Qualifications: Qualifications include a Bachelor of Science degree in animal or dairy science or a closely related field and a valid driver’s license. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with dairy cattle production and farm equipment operational experience. Instructions for Applying: All applicants must apply online at www.jobs.msstate.edu to be considered for this position. Attach to the online application college transcripts, resume, and cover letter. Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online. Three names of reference along with contact information should be submitted with the application. Any questions should be directed to Dr. Amanda Stone, Box 9815, Mississippi State, MS 39762, (662)769-9941, or amanda.stone@msstate.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Mississippi State University Mississippi, USA
21/11/2019
Salary Grade : 08 Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department. Department Profile: This position will be housed in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture at Mississippi State University Area of Specialization: Natural Resources Conservation Education Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assist with conservation education programs related to private lands conservation, college student internships, K-12 youth education, and professional development of educators, including (a) working with conservation organizations and MSU personnel to develop and manage a student internship program, (b) developing outreach and extension materials focused on natural resources conservation for private land owners, youth, and educators, (c) coordinating outreach events (e.g., field days, workshops, camps) for adults and youth, (d) assisting with program evaluation and reporting, and (e) performing related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree, Extension, outreach, education, data management, and project management experience. Familiarity with environmental conservation and agricultural conservation Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge and skills in using Microsoft Office Suites especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Working Conditions and Physical Effort 1. Ability to work in field conditions. 2. Ability to occasionally work irregular hours and out-of-town. Instructions for Applying: All applicants must apply online at www.jobs.msstate.edu by submitting an application and attaching a resume. Departmental Contact: Dr. Leslie Burger Contact E-mail: Leslie.Burger@msstate.edu Contact phone: 662-325-6686 Restricted Clause: Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
University of Delaware Delaware, USA
21/11/2019
PAY GRADE: 27N CONTEXT OF THE JOB: Under limited supervision, performs complex secretarial and administrative duties in support of various programs and projects associated with the department of Mathematical Sciences. This position will maintain department Chair’s calendar, take minutes at faculty meetings, and prepare and route meeting agenda. Under the direction of the Academic Support Coordinator, will prepare HR payroll web forms for all graduate contracts. Handle On-Boarding of hourly workers, and serve as UD Timekeeper. Work as department Newsletter editor, and prepare and submit articles to the Math website. In addition, duties will include handling math Textbooks, Course Syllabi, Grade submissions, Copier Liaison, Lower division math exams, donor reports for gift’s and thank you letters from the Chair. A high level of independent judgment, initiative and problem-solving skills are required. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Process new hires for hourly positions using HR On-boarding program and web form submissions. Also, process Additional Assignment web forms for hiring workers already in the payroll system. Hourly positions consist of graders, undergraduate or miscellaneous wage researchers, clerical office support, IT student workers, and new Adjunct faculty for teaching. Serve as department Timekeeper to review and approve bi-weekly payroll for hourly workers. Attention to details needed to confirm hours are compliant with university policies, as well as, with the terms of their position. HR Processing of Graduate forms under the direction of the Academic Support Coordinator consisting of the Graduate Contract (GSCRF), the tuition contract (SFAF), and the stipends (JED). Review HR Graduate spreadsheet as applicable. Point of contact for maintaining the Chair’s schedule, preparing the monthly faculty meeting agenda, routing it to all faculty, attending the faculty meetings, and taking minutes of the meeting to be transcribed and routed to all faculty. Serve as Editor for department Newsletter and prepare articles for submission to the Math website. Work in conjunction with the departments Professional Development Committee. Managing and distributing Math textbooks for Instructors, maintaining course syllabi for all courses, and overseeing grade submissions in conjunction with the Registrar’s office. Point of contact for faculty coordinators of the large volume Lower Division Math exams. Assists faculty with submission of exams to the Quick Copy Center for delivery to Math to be boxed individually for multiple class instructors. Receive donor reports from the Gift Processing/ Development office for contributions made to the Math Gift account and prepare thank you letters from the Chair. Copier machine liaison for vendor repairs, maintaining a monthly usage report for maintenance contract billing, setting up access codes for new users, and excel summary report of user activity. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED, Associate’s degree preferred, and three to five years of job-related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in using standard computer software programs for word processing, creating mail merges, spreadsheets or databases. Experience with UDSIS, HR On-Boarding, Web forms, and UD Time preferred. Working knowledge of University academic operations, policies and procedures preferred. Experience in administrative support involving organization, attention to detail, and multi-tasking skills. Experience in office practices and procedures. Experience in customer service involving effective interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds. Ability to make procedural decisions and judgments, analyze and solve problems, and prioritize, plan and organize work. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to use discretion regarding personal and confidential matters. Ability to maintain a positive and collaborative work environment.
University of Delaware Delaware, USA
21/11/2019
Pay Grade: 27N Context of the Job: The Department of Mathematical Sciences Academic Support Coordinator position serves as the primary contact and support person for the Department’s Undergraduate Program. The position interacts with the Department’s approximate 300 Math Majors, handles registration concerns of undergraduates across campus colleges, and interacts with college advisors regarding enrollment into specific classes. The Academic Support Coordinator also handles course scheduling for all semesters and provides administrative support for over 100 courses per year. This position works closely with the Associate Chair and the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Major Responsibilities: Serve as the primary point of contact for the undergraduate program. Interact with prospective and current undergraduate math majors as well as non-major students. Receive and screen incoming calls from faculty, staff, students, parents, advisors, etc. Handle correspondence, forms, electronic requests and assist with walk-ins related to the Undergraduate Program. Provide resolution of inquiries and problems that arise related to undergraduate major program, and MATH undergraduate courses. Transfer of Credits – Assist faculty committee members that review requests from UD undergraduate students to transfer course credits from other institutions. Using the MATH transfer matrix and/or syllabus or course description, check for course equivalency. Course Scheduling – Update course scheduling each semester, working closely with the Associate Chair. Provide assistance to students, program directors, instructors, and advisors regarding MATH courses related to various majors across campus. Assist faculty with classroom assignments provided by the Registrar’s Office and/or any room assignment changes. Maintain the Ewing Computer Classroom schedule. Maintain the common exam schedule. Drop/Add – Assist students with class conflicts via enrolling in, and/or dropping from, courses each semester, and consistently check enrollment numbers, especially for courses with labs so as not to over enroll. Work closely with administrative personnel in various departments and colleges throughout the University to assist them in getting their students enrolled in the MATH courses they need. Math Advisor’s – Coordinate departmental advising for all junior and senior math majors. Process S-contracts for faculty teaching overloads (identified by the Associate Chair) during the Fall and Spring semesters, and Special sessions in Winter & Summer. Route to Business Administrator for approval. Process annual Math Awards/Scholarships – Work with the Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Chair to determine recipient information for the various math awards/scholarships given each year. Confirm available funds for each award program via information from the Financial Aid office and Dept. Business Administrator. Send congratulatory letters to recipients and prepare Off Cycle Payroll requests for checks. Special Events – Handle catering for weekly Math Club meetings, set up the annual New Student Orientation including catering, coordinate the annual Undergraduate Research Mixer, including room reservation, catering, and media services equipment needs. Serve as the departmental liaison with the Registrar’s Office and Undergraduate Academic Services Offices and keep abreast of University policies and procedures related to course scheduling, undergraduate degree requirements, etc. Provide administrative support for special events and programs and other undergraduate recruitment and retention related activities, etc. Assist with the allocation of expenses related to the undergraduate program and undergraduate students and researchers. Provide administrative support to other Department personnel including but not limited to the Business Administrator, Department Chair, Director of Undergraduate Studies, departmental undergraduate program related committees, special committees and projects, etc. Participate in special projects and perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, Associate’s degree preferred, and three to five years of job-related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in using standard computer software programs for word processing, creating mail merges for mass communication, spreadsheets or databases. Experience with UDSIS, Cognos, PeopleSoft, UDataglance, and HR web forms preferred. Working knowledge of University academic operations, policies and procedures preferred. Experience in administrative support involving organization, attention to detail, and multi-tasking skills. Experience in office practices and procedures. Experience in customer service involving effective interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds. Ability to make procedural decisions and judgments, analyze and solve problems. and prioritize, plan and organize work. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to use discretion regarding personal and confidential matters. Ability to maintain a positive and collaborative work environment.

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