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Program Coordinator I - 1062
AMES IA 50010
Category: Other
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Program Coordinator I - 1062
Classification Information

University Title
Program Coordinator I - 1062

Pay Grade

Commensurate with qualifications

Base of Employment
P - P&S

Job Category
Professional and Scientific

Pay Frequency

Posting Details

Posting Number

Working Title
Program Coordinator I

Advertised Employing Department
Office of the Registrar

Appointment Type
Professional & Scientific - Continuous

Proposed Start Date

Proposed End Date or Length of Term

Number of Months Employed Per Year

Full or Part Time

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The Office of the Registrar at Iowa State University (ISU) in the Division of Student Affairs is seeking applicants for a Program Coordinator I. The primary responsibility of this position is to serve as the coordinator of enhancements, updates and daily issues involving the Office of the Registrar systems, providing support for IT-related projects. Some examples include facilitating and communicating project priorities among Registrar, IT and academic partners, and managing various workflow projects that would involve transitioning processes from paper to electronic. The Program Coordinator will serve as a liaison between the Office of the Registrar and Information Technology Services. This person will interact with colleges, departments and other campus partners for IT-related projects. The Office of the Registrar is a leader in the use of technology to better serve students, faculty and staff. This position will coordinate technology opportunities for Office of the Registrar staff as well as others in the university community with the goal of improved service and efficiency. In addition, this position will act as the Office of the Registrar departmental network administrator and will provide, along with IT Customer Services, technological support for approximately 35 Office of the Registrar staff who are users of various computer applications. This position will be responsible for assessing and approving requests from university faculty and staff for access to student records and course offering information under the guardianship of the Registrar.
This position will provide website maintenance, development, and oversight for Office of the Registrar websites. Using the ISU template, the communications specialist will assist in conceptualization and implementation of design elements to improve current and new Office of the Registrar websites; determine that websites meet usability requirements and established ADA requirements; ensure compatibility with various platforms and monitors as well as ease of navigation. In addition, the project coordinator will monitor and update current websites as needed and/or requested by department staff.
The successful candidate will possess excellent communication, project management, and interpersonal skills and have the ability to calmly and methodically work through technological issues in high pressure situations and display excellent judgment in prioritization of competing projects and demands.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a Master's degree; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 6 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.

Supplemental Required Education and Experience

Preferred Education and Experience

Work experience communicating technical information to end users.

Work experience in student systems in the areas of development implementation, testing, use, maintenance, and enhancement.

Work experience that demonstrates ability to analyze and solve problems.

Work experience with data analysis and/or conversion.

Work experience implementing new processes or procedures.

Location (if other than Ames)

Additional Information

Required to work all university commencement ceremonies coordinated by the Office of the Registrar.

Department Contact Name
Diane Rupp

Department Contact Phone
515 294-1566

Department Contact Email

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Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on "Apply for this Job" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

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Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

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Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

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