Coordinator/Sr Coordinator/Assistant Director for Informatics Education Programs
University of Illinois

Urbana, Illinois

Posted in Education and Training

$60,000.00 per year


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Coordinator/Sr Coordinator/Assistant Director for Informatics Education Programs

School of Information Sciences

Job Summary
The Coordinator for Education Programs is responsible for the coordination and management of the Informatics Education Programs, including the Informatics Minor, Informatics Ph.D., Game Studies Minors, and the Bioinformatics M.S. program.

Duties & Responsibilities

Coordinator for Informatics Education Programs:

Coordinate and manage Undergraduate and Master's level education programs 40%:

  • Coordinate curriculum changes as needed and directed by each of the Informatics and Bioinformatics degree programs' curriculum committee.
  • Promote the programs to students and faculty
  • Advise undergraduate INFO minor students.
Coordinate admissions, records and student services for the Informatics Ph.D. program 50%:
  • Promote the Ph.D. program externally, and recruit students, in pursuit of a highly diverse applicant pool.
  • Manage application review processes.
  • Coordinate the graduate orientation seminar, colloquia and symposia.
  • Advise students and oversee student progress.
Assist with coordination of the Game Studies & Design (GSD) minor programs 10%
  • Provide back-up to the GSD coordinator, in all areas of management and student advising.
  • Other duties as assigned.
SR. Coordinator for Informatics Education Programs:

Coordinate and manage Undergraduate and Master's level education programs 40%:
  • Coordinate curriculum changes as needed and directed by each of the Informatics and Bioinformatics degree programs' curriculum committee.
  • Promote the programs to students and faculty.
  • Advise undergraduate INFO minor students.
Coordinate admissions, records and student services for the Informatics Ph.D. program 50%:
  • Promote the Ph.D. program externally, and recruit students, in pursuit of a highly diverse applicant pool.
  • Manage application review processes.
  • Coordinate the graduate orientation seminar, colloquia and symposia.
  • Advise students and oversee student progress.
Assist with coordination of the Game Studies & Design (GSD) minor programs 10%:
  • Provide back-up to the GSD coordinator, in all areas of management and student advising.
  • Other duties as assigned
Assistant Director for Informatics Education Programs:

Provide leadership and direction to maintain and strengthen the Informatics education programs 10%:
  • Seek and incorporate input from stakeholders (faculty, administrators, and students) to improve the administration and development of the education programs.
Supervise the administration of Undergraduate and Master's level education programs 40%:
  • Coordinate curriculum changes as needed and directed by each program's curriculum committee.
  • Promote the programs to students and faculty.
  • Supervise other staff supporting the Undergraduate and Master's level education programs.
Coordinate admissions, records and student services for the Informatics Ph.D. program 50%:
  • Promote the Ph.D. program externally, and recruit students, in pursuit of a highly diverse applicant pool.
  • Manage application review processes.
  • Coordinate the graduate orientation seminar, colloquia and symposia.
  • Advise students and oversee student progress.


Additional Physical Demands
Work is performed in a typical office environment.

Coordinator for Informatics Program:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years in education, training, and/or work experience in the area of specialization inherent to the position.
  • (Note: A master's Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year of work experience.)
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating higher education degree programming.
  • Demonstrated graduate advising experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Post-baccalaureate degree in related field (Informatics, Information Sciences, Computer Science)
  • Experience creating courses in Canvas.
  • Ability to create forms in Form Builder.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to engage successfully with prospective and current students, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills. High level of attention to detail, ability to work independently or in a team environment, and function professionally under pressure.
  • Proficiency using video-based web conferencing technology, Microsoft Office suite, student application systems (Slate and GradApps) and ability to learn new software/applications as required by the job.
SR, Coordinator for Informatics Program:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Five years in education, training, and/or work experience in the area of specialization inherent to the position.
  • (Note: A master's Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year of work experience.)
  • Demonstrated experience with higher education degree programming.
  • Experience with graduate student advising.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Post-baccalaureate degree in related field (Informatics, Information Sciences, Computer Science).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to engage successfully with prospective and current students, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills. High level of attention to detail, ability to work independently or in a team
    environment, and function professionally under pressure.
  • Proficiency using video-based web conferencing technology, Microsoft Office suite, student application systems (Slate
    and GradApps) and ability to learn new software/applications as required by the job.
  • Experience creating courses in Canvas.
  • Ability to create forms in Form Builder.
Assistant Director for Informatics Program:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Three years in education, training, and/or work experience in the area of specialization inherent to the position.
  • (Note: A master's Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year of work experience.)
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating higher education degree programming.
  • Demonstrated graduate student advising experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Post-baccalaureate degree in related field (Informatics, Information Sciences, Computer Science).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to engage successfully with prospective and current students, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills. High level of attention to detail, ability to work independently or in a team
    environment, and function professionally under pressure.
  • Proficiency using video-based web conferencing technology, Microsoft Office suite, student application systems (Slate
    and GradApps) and ability to learn new software/applications as required by the job.
  • Experience creating courses in Canvas.
  • Ability to create forms in Form Builder.
Appointment Information

This is a 100% full-time Civil Service 5002 - Program Coordinator position, appointed on a 12-month basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 7/1/2024.

The minimum salary for the Coordinator is $60,000, We strive to provide a competitive salary, considering factors such as available market data, internal equity, candidate experience and qualifications, collective bargaining agreements, and budget constraints. The final salary offer will be determined through a thorough assessment of these elements.

The minimum salary for the Sr. Coordinator is $65,000, We strive to provide a competitive salary, considering factors such as available market data, internal equity, candidate experience and qualifications, collective bargaining agreements, and budget constraints. The final salary offer will be determined through a thorough assessment of these elements.

The minimum salary for the Assistant Director is $70,000, We strive to provide a competitive salary, considering factors such as available market data, internal equity, candidate experience and qualifications, collective bargaining agreements, and budget constraints. The final salary offer will be determined through a thorough assessment of these elements.

We are unable to sponsor an employment VISA or take over sponsorship for an employment VISA for this position now and in the future. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States with no VISA sponsorship.

For more information on Civil Service classifications, please visit the SUCSS web site at https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/default.aspx .

Application Procedures & Deadline Information

Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (Central Time) on June 13th, 2024. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position. Please Applications not submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. If required by the position, transcripts or other documentation of credentials are to be provided no later than the first day of employment. For further information about this specific position, please contact ischool-HR@illinois.edu. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify .

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal , or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing accessibility@illinois.edu .

Requisition ID: 1024389
Job Category: Administrative
Apply at: https://jobs.illinois.edu


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