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University of Maryland, Baltimore Academic Support Coordinator in Baltimore, Maryland

The University of Maryland Baltimore Francis King Carey School of Lawis seeking anAcademic Support Coordinator. Reporting to the Faculty Support Services Manager, the selected candidate provides administrative and technical support to law faculty, including preparing course materials and exams, managing Blackboard courses, and providing general administrative assistance. The incumbent may also assist in preparing legal books, articles, presentations, and other scholarly works. This work involves extensive interaction with students. UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools. Primary Duties: * Provides general planning and direction to develop and facilitate the day-to-day activities for Maryland Carey Law faculty, including preparing course materials and coordinating schedules. * Drafts and formats documents including a large number of recommendation letters for students applying for judicial clerkships. * Develops and maintains databases, forms, and Blackboard courses. * Provides technical advice, problem-solving assistance, and answers to questions. Refers issues to supervisor when unable to respond. * Organizes travel arrangements and submits travel requests and reimbursements. * Organizes and schedules meetings, appointments, and make-up classes. * Serves as a proctor during examinations. * Performs other duties as assigned. Education:Bachelor's Degree required. Experience:Two (2) years of administrative experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Great time management skills. Highly organized with the ability to multitask. * Skill in working with Microsoft Office 365 applications to produce documents and maintain information. Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat. * Excellent proofreading, editing, and document formatting skills. * Professional demeanor and customer service oriented. * Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and positive working relationships. * Skill in using standard office equipment, composing various correspondence, managing filing systems, gathering and summarizing information, maintaining confidentiality and handling sensitive matters with discretion and tact, and interacting with faculty, students and staff courteously and efficiently. * Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Qualities: * Experience with learning applications such as Blackboard. * Strong customer-service orientation. * Exceptional detail orientation. * Strong organizations skills. * Conscientious (motivated to ensure things are complete and done in a timely manner). * Ability to function effectively as part of a team (flexible and positive attitude). * Familiarity with legal terminology. * Proficiency with video conferencing platforms such as Zoom. *UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources. * Hiring Range: $45,000 - $55,000 (Commensurate with education and experience) UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff* *Organization: Francis King Carey School of Law - Academic Affairs *Title: *Academic Support Coordinator Location: null Requisition ID: 220000XM