Job Opportunities

Dept Administrator A1

The School of Engineering is seeking a highly motivated self-starter for the lead administrator position in the Department of Nuclear Engineering. You would serve as an advisor to the departmental chairperson under limited supervision, and manage the administrative functions of a research-active academic department. Previous experience at an academic institution is highly desirable.

This position requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle confidential matters discretely. You will be responsible for the course schedule and catalog maintenance; oversee and/or take on fiscal and budgetary management responsibilities; conduct human resource administration to include the hiring of faculty, staff, and students (current departmental staff are shared with Chemical and Biological Engineering); manage facilities and departmental resources; develop and implement operational procedures; facilitate special events (including the faculty retreat, advisory council meetings, important guest visits, and summer criticality safety courses); and oversee daily functioning of the department. You will be asked to obtain and maintain a University purchasing card (PCard) and serve as the primary travel arranger and backup purchaser for the department. Additionally, you would serve as an advisor to and liaison to other departments, agencies and customers internal and external to the University. Knowledge and experience in pre- and post-award management of contract and grant funding is also highly desirable.

If this sounds like you, please submit a resume and cover letter for consideration. Your cover letter should address your experience and career goals as an administrator/manager in an academic setting, as well as your vision for department leadership in collaboration with the Department Chair. Your application will not be considered without a cover letter.

See the Position Description for additional information.