Senior Staff Assistant-GCCIS - Computer Science 7249BR Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
Detailed Job Description Please note: the Senior Staff Assistant may be eligible for 1 - 2 remote work days each week, at the discretion of their supervisor and in accordance with RIT policies and practices.
The senior staff assistant in the Computer Science Department serves as the Assistant to the Department Chair and manages day-to-day support tasks for the Chair, department faculty, and the Manager of Student Services.
Reporting to the Manager of Student Services, the Senior Staff Assistant is responsible for the following:
Provide administrative support, including but not limited to calendar management and travel scheduling and reimbursements for the Department Chair, Program Coordinators, and the Manager of Student Services.
Triage issues for the Department Chair and resolve when possible
Support faculty members with requests including but not limited to space reservations, meeting scheduling, textbook orders, academic dishonesty cases, and processing faculty travel and budget paperwork.
Manage all aspects of course scheduling. Ensure appropriate number of courses and sections for student enrollments and faculty workloads. Work with Department Chair and Manager to resolve any conflicts.
Communicate all scheduling needs to the college Scheduling Officer.
Oversee the faculty recruiting process. Organize all application materials for faculty review. Arrange travel to RIT, hotels, and interview schedules.
Process hire paperwork for adjunct instructors.
Manage reservations for department lab space and conference rooms.
Create and distribute official student communications including suspension, probation, and referral letters.
Manage logistics for Colloquium speakers and guests.
Coordinate meetings of the department's Industrial Advisory Board
Mange department scholarships processes
Supports day-to-day Student Services operations as needed including event planning committees.
This position is 37.50 hours per week.
Department/College Description The College: Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at RIT is one of the most comprehensive computing colleges in the nation. The college is housed in modern facilities in Rochester, NY, that include leading programs in computer science, game design and cybersecurity. As home to the countrys first undergraduate programs in software engineering and information technology, as well as the recently opened Global Cybersecurity Institute, Golisano College has long been a leader in computing education and research. Faculty, staff and students have access to specialized studios, labs, and equipment that are among the most complete and current of any university in the world. Moreover, Golisano College graduates go on to work at the worlds leading tech firms and have developed groundbreaking technology like the Kinect for Xbox 360 and game-changing innovations like jQuery. The college is home to the departments of Computer Science, Computing Security, and Software Engineering, as well as the School of Information, the School of Interactive Games & Media, and a college-wide PhD program, providing abundant opportunities for research collaboration within and beyond the college.
The Department: Computer Science (http://cs.rit.edu) is the largest department at RIT. Our student-centered programs are home to over 1,400 students pursuing BS, MS, BS/MS, and PhD degrees. Student employment rates upon graduation are over 98%, often with leading technology companies. Our innovative problem-based introductory programming sequence has been continuously updated, in part through research projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The BS in Computer Science program at RIT is ranked 54th in the U.S. News and World Reports 2021 ranking of Best Undergraduate Computer Science Programs.
We have enhanced our research presence while maintaining our commitment to excellence in student instruction. Our faculty publish in top-tier venues, and contribute to leading conferences and journals. Research is carried out in the areas of artificial intelligence, computing education, data science, distributed systems, graphics and visualization, pervasive computing, programming languages, security, and theory. Faculty are encouraged to develop new courses and teach in their area of interest and have a low teaching load with capped class sizes.
Minimum Qualifications Education/Experience:
Associates or Equivalent Experience
2 years of administrative/office experience.
Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities
Customer service orientation
Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to be proactive and self-directed
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 114H
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