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Senior Student Services Coordinator, Department of Economics


Senior Student Services Coordinator, Department of Economics

  • R0043019
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Student Services
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Economics in the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences seeks a Senior Student Services Coordinator for its undergraduate program. The position will work directly with the Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) and perform a wide variety of functions to support and maintain the Economics undergraduate program.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

Undergraduate Program Coordinator General Administration (60%)
  • Advise prospective majors and minors on the requirements of the Economics degree and lead them through the declaration process if found eligible.
  • Monitor and update changes to student degree process by using the Student Information System (SIS) and University Business Intelligence (UBI).
  • Organize and manage the Economics diploma ceremony and graduation reception.
  • Manage all undergraduate communications via email and departmental website.
  • Assist with course scheduling and new course/curriculum changes.

Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) Administrative Support (35%)
  • Assist in tracking student data for the department (i.e., number of majors/minors, graduation rates).
  • Key student exceptions in SIS when granted by the DUS.
  • Assist with transfer student orientation and advise new transfer students through the summer months.
  • Advise students on study abroad requirements for course approval; consult with DUS for approval and completion of the study abroad transfer credit form.

General Administrative Support (5%)
  • Provide back-up coverage to the department when administrative staff are unavailable.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • High school diploma, as well as four years of student related administrative support experience required. Bachelor's degree may substitute for experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be a self-starter who can work independently on a variety of tasks, while balancing competing priorities.
  • Have high attention to detail, and the ability to interpret, apply, and communicate policy and procedure at a level appropriate to the intended audience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with the UVA Student Information System (SIS), University Business Intelligence, UVA Qliksense Analytics, Curriculog, Docusign and Workday platforms.
  • Ability to build and foster relationships.
  • Experience with basic webpage updating via Drupal.

For additional information about the position, please contact Ashley Watkins at adf2p@virginia.edu.

This position Is located In Charlottesville, VA.

This is a non-exempt level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit hr.virginia.edu/benefits.

This position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2023. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday, and search for R0043019. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching ‘Find Jobs.’ Complete an application online with the following required documents:

• CV

• Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all the required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Melanie Sponaugle, Academic Recruiter, at unw5dq@virginia.edu.

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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