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Program Specialist

Company: University of Southern California
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Applicants must include a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.

The Sol Price School of Public Policy is seeking a Program Specialist to join its team. This position works closely with leadership and senior administrators, faculty and staff. The incumbent will be responsible for a variety of administrative functions including but not limited to:

  • Provide administrative support for academic and faculty affairs
  • Provide support for the coordination of part-time and adjunct faculty recruitment including position postings, applicant management, and adjunct contract support
  • Maintaining faculty teaching tracking
  • Maintains and coordinates adjunct faculty review schedules and assists with review materials as needed
  • Maintains master adjunct faculty listings school-wide and by department
  • Manage school-wide grade submissions and change of grade forms
  • Assist with teaching evaluations as needed
  • Maintain personnel files for adjuncts and update the USC Gold files as needed
  • Help with the development of faculty onboarding materials for the Price school
  • Provide administrative support for various meetings
  • Provide assistance to faculty with for administrative matters such as Workday access and other general inquiries related to appointments and onboarding
  • Prepare reports for management on various teaching and faculty related data and trends as requested
  • Help with the development of faculty databases and reports as needed
  • Help with the development of online resources for faculty and staff around policies and procedures
  • Serves as cross-trained backup and overflow support for the team - including faculty contracts, classroom scheduling, etc.
  • Other special projects as assigned

Candidate should be able to demonstrate exceptional organizational and communication skills as well as analytic capacity and strong attention to detail.

Bachelor's degree and minimum 3 years of experience in a related position in an academic setting. Experience with faculty contracts a plus.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Outlook. Experience with other databases and large volumes of data preferred.

About the Sol Price School of Public Policy:

The mission of the Price School is to improve the quality of life for people and their communities, here and abroad. We achieve this mission through education and research that promote innovative solutions to the most critical issues facing society, with a particular focus on governance, urban development, and social policy. The Price School offers Ph.D. programs in Public Policy and Management and Urban Planning; masters' degrees in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Health Administration, and Real Estate Development; executive masters' degrees; and undergraduate degrees.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related professional experience in program specialization, e.g., counseling or teaching.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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If you are a current USC employee, please apply to this USC job posting in Workday by copying and pasting this link into your browser:

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