Leads student admissions, recruiting, enrollment, and student advancement for the Summer Institute in Social Research Methods (SISRM).
Supports the SISRM Faculty Director to develop, plan, schedule, oversee, and evaluate SISRM course offerings and works with SISRM instructors to adapt course design for the intensive format of summer teaching; works independently to follow-through on program priorities and strategies developed with the SISRM faculty director and SISRM course instructors. Partners with the University Registrar to manage all SISRM course listings.
Develops admissions and recruiting strategies to achieve multiple program goals, including admissions targets for University of Chicago undergraduate student enrollment and targeted recruitment of external college student. With the faculty director, develops and maintains partnership with other colleges and universities to support SISRM enrollment goals. Manages the SISRM admissions process, including pre-application marketing and individual consultation with prospective applicants, applicant review and admissions decisions, and student recruiting, and partner with Summer Session to oversee student enrollment.
Leads the design and implementation of workshops and other co-curricular and student support activities to promote student enrichment. Draws on in-depth knowledge of University academic resources to design co-curricular programs that advance the mission of SISRM to familiarize students with the practice of social science research and opportunities to extend academic enrichment. Takes initiative to propose workshop design. Develops and maintains strong working partnerships with Career Advancement, the Center for Research and Fellowships, the University Libraries, Office of Civic Engagement, Social & Behavioral Sciences Institutional Review Board, and other campus resources. Organizes an active program of field trips to familiarize students with diverse fields of social science research beyond the academic world.
Manages a large program of competitive SISRM Research Assistant internship awards. Administers an annual Call for Proposals from faculty across the University to place SISRM interns on faculty research projects. Monitors, evaluates, and course-corrects student internship experiences. Manages the budget for SISRM interns, including coordination with SSD Deanâ™s office, College Financial Aid and Student Advancement, and Summer Session. Supports the faculty director and senior Divisional administration with grant-writing and fund-raising appeals to individual donors to develop financial support for SISRM RA interns.
Supports the faculty director(s) to develop, plan, schedule, oversee, and evaluate course offerings and co-curricular activities. Liaise with the University Registrar to manage all course listings.
Develops recruiting strategies to achieve program goals, including University of Chicago undergraduate student enrollment.
Draws on in-depth knowledge of University academic resources to design co-curricular programs that advance the mission of programs.
Tracks student progress toward completion of program requirements; meets with declared majors/minors in supported programs to advise on outstanding requirements and relevant co-curricular opportunities to advance studentsâ™ academic and professional goalss
Collaborates with internal and external professionals to create new programs and enhance existing ones. This job is also responsible for evaluating the program curriculum, policies, and procedures.
Typically review work of and serve as a resource to program support staff and program instructors.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree with minimum five years of administrative experience in academic affairs or student affairs.
Experience with standard productivity software (MS Word, Excel, email), presentation software, and internet database/workflow tools; experience with registrar and student database systems.
Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to changing demands and pace of work.
Attention to detail, ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Work effectively on teams and independently.
Translate strategic goals into practice.
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