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Academic Affairs Project Analyst

Academic Affairs Project Analyst

Academic Affairs Project Analyst

Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
McNeese State University invites qualified applicants and nominations for the position of Academic Affairs Project Analyst in the Department of Institutional Research and Effectiveness. This is a full-time, 12–month, unclassified position. The appointment begins October 1, 2014.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The Academic Affairs Project Analyst is responsible for the following functions:
  • Coordinating and managing the university’s curriculum change process.
  • Updating and producing the University Catalog.
  • Serving on the University Curriculum Committee and maintaining notes and addenda.
  • Providing resource support for the Academic Advisory Council and maintaining notes and addenda.
  • Providing updated program information to the Louisiana Works/WIA Program.
  • Updating and maintaining the University’s policy webpage.
  • Updating and maintaining the University’s professional accreditation information and submitting related documentation to the University System and Board of Regents.
  • Providing support to the Assistant VP in coordinating institution-wide initiatives for SACSCOC accreditation.
  • Providing research, support, and development on ad hoc institutional research projects.
  • Assisting in maintaining the Document Repository files, collections, and information.
  • Occasional supervision of student workers.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Fostering collegiate relationships with faculty, staff, students, and parents.

The Academic Affairs Project Analyst will work closely with the Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Institutional Research and Effectiveness, Academic Deans, Department Heads, and Academic Program Coordinators.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Attentive to detail and task-oriented. Strong ability to multi-task.
  • Computer competent in Microsoft Word and Excel. Open to learning additional software programs.
  • Experience in higher education strongly desired.
  • Experience working with web text editor programs strongly desired.
  • Experience working with Acalog—Catalog Management System strongly desired.

Salary:

$35,000

Deadline:

Applications must be received by September 5, 2014.

Application Materials and Contact:

For the application process, applicants should electronically submit a Letter of Application, Resume, References (name, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three), and Unofficial Transcripts. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment. Please submit the required documents via email to the committee chair:

Dr. Tom Dvorske, Asst. VP for Academic Affairs,
Institutional Research and Effectiveness and Chair
McNeese State University
Box 91540
Lake Charles, LA 70609
Phone: (337) 475-5512
Fax: (337) 475-5511
TDD: (337) 562-4227
tdvorske@mcneese.edu

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or cdo@mcneese.edu.

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.