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Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Country:
United States

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Job Category:
Administrative - Support Services, Education - Training, Non-Profit
Position type:
Full Time
City:
Minneapolis
State:
Minnesota
Zip Code:
55403
Job Id #:
11320406
Date Posted:
December 06, 2018

Learning Assistant

Dunwoody College of Technology is hiring a Learning Assistant to work together with our Provost’s Office to support our faculty initiatives and continue to grow the college as a leader in technical education. As the Learning Assistant, you will provide administrative support to the academic division of the college and play a vital role in aiding faculty members to optimize their programs and create a better learning environment for our students. You will work very closely with the Deans and Program Managers along with the Provost and Vice Provost to accomplish these initiatives.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/FUNCTIONS

  • Provide administrative support to the academic division, specifically the Provost, Vice Provost, Academic Deans and Program Managers.
  • Support Executive Assistant of Provost and Vice-Provost with conference/event planning, expense reports, meeting preparation, and accreditation visits
  • Monitor room usage and communicate to students and staff via online newsletters
  • Distribute surveys and documentation to staff and faculty
  • Process letters for the Provost office in response to student requests
  • Assist with updating and distribution of faculty and student handbooks
  • Generate reports for the Provost’s office using various internal systems
  • Maintain faculty assignment database
  • Update databases and directories regularly
  • Prepare notices for weekly Dunwoody student and staff publications
  • Maintain guidelines, repository of minutes, assessment reports and other information as related to Dunwoody’s external academic advisory committees
  • Cultivate a high degree of professionalism and provide high levels of customer service
  • Foster a positive and customer-service oriented environment within and between departments of the college.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Strategic Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level. Makes good decisions. Provides sound advice and problem solution. Provides honest and in-depth analysis on problems and issues.
  • Operating Skills: Makes decisions in a timely manner. Accepts responsibility for tasks and meets objectives and measures. Documents process, progress, and results. Is committed to continuous improvement. Works toward the most efficient and effective work processes.
  • Courage: Has difficult conversations as necessary. Faces up to people problems on any person or situations quickly and directly.
  • Energy and Drive: Is action oriented and full of energy for challenging tasks/issues. Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers. Steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Organizational Positioning Skills: Can maneuver through complex situations effectively and quietly. Is sensitive to how people and organizations function. Anticipates where the land mines are and plans his/her approach accordingly.
  • Personal/Interpersonal Skills: Relates well to all kinds of people. Builds constructive and effective relationships. Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Supports equal and fair treatment and opportunity for all. Adheres to Dunwoody’s core values. Is widely trusted - Keeps confidences and admits mistakes. Practices attentive and active listening. Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree or higher (preferred)
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week
  • Autonomy and self-direction

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.