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Academic Program Specialist - Provost Office EXTENDED
Staff Position (11570)

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Academic Program Specialist – Provost Office.

Primary Job Duties: Under general supervision, independently coordinates the operational tasks involved in the day to day administrative support of the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs. Work requires comprehensive knowledge of the university and its academic programs and skill in working with issues related to policies, procedures, and confidential matters. The work involves considerable participation in the work of the supervisor thereby requiring the incumbent to exercise discretion and judgment with significant consequences of error.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with one year experience administrative staff experience or High School Diploma/GED with six years of administrative staff experience. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

Preferred Qualifications: Work experience should involve program coordination as a primary responsibility. Experience with PeopleSoft and/or Cascade.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: General knowledge of business English, spelling, and grammar. Skill in performing basic mathematical computations. Effective techniques in collecting, compiling, and organizing information. Proficient in the use of technology. Knowledge of office procedures and efficient workflow. Knowledge of and experience in higher education. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters with tact and discretion. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to train, supervise, and evaluate personnel.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package. Salary range minimum is $35,728 annually, which is approximately $17.13 per hour. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a complete work history, cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Applications received by February 20, 2018 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

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.: Equal Opportunity Statement :.

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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