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Academic Secretary (MBA/M.S.M.)
Faulkner University | Montgomery, Alabama
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Job Description

Faulkner University is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Academic Secretary for the College of Business and Executive Education. In addition to active Blackboard Learning Management System monitoring, this individual will perform clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, organizing and maintaining files and providing information to callers. Answer inquiries and obtain information for students, visitors, faculty and staff. Provide support specific to the functions and services of the departments, as well as to the Business Dean and Chairs. Complies reports on enrollment and retention in all executive programs for the Dean. The selected candidate reports directly to the Director, Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program, Director, Master of Science in Management (M.S.M.) Program and the Dean, College of Business and Executive Education.

This is a full-time, 12-month position. This position is funded and will begin as soon as the qualified candidate is found. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The review of applications will begin immediately. Employment is conditional upon a satisfactory background check and verification of work authorization through E-Verify.

Major functions and responsibilities include:

* Monitor student online (Blackboard) attendance/participation, grades, enrollment, disenrollment, re-enrollment, disciplinary action, program compliance, make-ups and associated academic and administrative information
* Provide general secretarial support for assigned departments
* Receive telephone calls, visitors, and electronic inquiries and refer them to appropriate individual
* Coordinate with Graduate Enrollment to ensure students meet admission requirements (GMAT, transcripts)
* Maintain detailed enrollment and retention records for accreditation and budgetary purposes
* Act as a liaison between MBA and M.S.M. students, instructors and various offices of the institution
* Provide departmental assistance for the Directors, faculty and students; draft MBA and M.S.M. academic calendars in advance per university policy
* Update and edit MBA and M.S.M. handbooks and other program material; input textbook information into Faulkner's online bookstore as assigned
* Prepare hiring contracts for graduate adjunct faculty upon request
* Provide SACS, IACBE/Business and other accreditation support for all executive programs
* Create retention reports for executive programs and format for presentation
* Provide oversight for testing and evaluation of comprehensive and makeup exams (proctoring)
* Work with course design and student information on Blackboard for MBA and M.S.M.

Position Requirements

* Bachelor of Business Administration degree preferred, others considered; High School graduate or GED required
* Sound knowledge of Blackboard and Microsoft Word and Excel; working knowledge of updating web sites
* Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
* Ability to operate a personal computer, copier and fax machine
* Active member of the church of Christ

Required Documents

Applicants will need to submit the following documents during the application process.

* Resume-A letter of interest (include a statement of church affiliation and acceptance of University values)-A list of at least three professional references with telephone and email contact information-A summary of qualifications consistent with the position and desired qualifications-Copies of all academic transcripts (photocopies will be accepted)

Non-discrimination statement: Faulkner University is a church-affiliated liberal arts institution committed to employing a highly qualified and diverse administration, faculty and staff, which reflects the University's religious traditions, values and affiliation, and purpose. Thus, the institution invites individuals affiliated with the churches of Christ to submit applications regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability. Faulkner University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability in connection with its educational policies, admissions, financial aid, employment, educational programs, or activities. However, Faulkner University exercises a preference in employment for those qualified applicants who are members of the churches of Christ whose lifestyles are consistent with the mission of the University and with the beliefs and values of the churches of Christ. For more information, please visit: www.faulkner.edu

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