Academic Scheduling Assistant
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is seeking for a full-time academic scheduling assistant to support the registrar’s office in analyzing and evaluating classroom reserve requests in an effort to ensure resources are utilized efficiently and classroom seat utilization is maximized across the university. The assistant will apply classroom scheduling guidelines while working with faculty and leads to collect adequate and accurate information regarding classroom requests (size, technology, etc.), ensure accuracy of data collected to justify course needs, build courses in the scheduling system, communicate assignments and classrooms with faculty and assist with developing and providing faculty databases and reports.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
- At least 3 years of successful experience in a higher education setting
- Strong work ethic and high level of energy, flexibility, initiative and creativity
- Organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with frequent interruptions
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships within a fast-paced, multicultural environment
- Must be able to successfully negotiate conflicts and other issues relating to time, space and resources with faculty and administrative staff across the university
- Proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office computer systems, experience using complex student databases and receptive to the use of new technology; knowledge of the Jenzabar EX student information system is a plus
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to the attention of:
Erin Hill, Executive Recruiter
326 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is an independent educational institution offering innovative academic and research programs in science and technology that respond to local and global needs. The institution fosters a diverse community of learners, provides access and support to students who want to pursue a career in science and technology, and supports business creation and economic development.
Harrisburg University: At a Glance:
- Only science and technology-focused comprehensive university between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh
- Private, non-sectarian, nonprofit, urban, teaching university
- Located in the city of Harrisburg
- Incorporated in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: December 12, 2001
- Chartered by Pennsylvania Department of Education: January 20, 2005
- Inaugural class arrived August 29, 2005
- Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, June 22, 2009
- 250 full- and part-time employees
- Signature 16-story, $73 million, state-of-the-art Academic Center
Harrisburg University: Philadelphia Location:
Harrisburg University’s Philadelphia campus offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Interactive Media, Computer & Information Sciences, Cyber Security Operations and Management & eBusiness, with concentrations in digital marketing and analytics. This new 38,000 square-foot location at 1500 Spring Garden Street, is located across from the Community College of Philadelphia.
This new facility quadruples the size of HU’s Philadelphia presence and will accommodate up to 500 students. This completely renovated space in Center City will provide students with an opportunity in science and technology education that doesn’t exist in Philadelphia.
For the past three years, HU has delivered courses to 1st-year students in a historic building on Independence Mall. Following their freshman year, these Philly-based students were required to transfer to main campus. Now they can complete all four years at the Philly campus.
HU also plans on offering new master’s degree programs in this space, which is shared with Hussian College.
Students in HU’s Philadelphia location have full access to Harrisburg University’s state-of-the-art educational tower in downtown Harrisburg.
- The University’s total student enrollment for undergraduate and graduate degree seeking students: 5,300 as of Nov 1, 2017.
- Undergraduate Student Body: 49% female, 53% minority
- 98% of our students demonstrate financial need
- Ranked in top 20 of US News & World Report’s ethnic diversity category for Best National Liberal Arts Colleges
- HU places 92% of its graduates in family-sustaining careers in their fields of study within six months of graduation.
- HU undergraduate student average debt upon graduating is $7,000 less than the national average student education debt.
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees awarded in Analytics, Biotechnology and Biosciences, Computer and Information Sciences, Interactive Media, Management & eBusiness, Geospatial Technology, and Integrative Sciences
- Master of Science Degrees awarded in Analytics, Information Systems Engineering & Management, Learning Technologies, Computer Information Sciences, Project Management & Healthcare Informatics
- PhD awarded in Data Science – first student cohort begin in Fall 2017.
- Trimester system
A 30-member, independent, self-perpetuating Board of Trustees led by an Executive Committee governs Harrisburg University. The Board of Trustees delegates authority for day-to-day operations to senior management.
Notes of Distinction:
- First private nonprofit science and technology-focused institution chartered in the Commonwealth since Carnegie Mellon University
- Educational framework is competency-based, applied and experiential
- The University is a Project Management Institute® registered education provider
- Home to the Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies, Security Center of Excellence, Center for Environment, Energy, and Economy, The Government Technology Institute and The Geospatial Technology Center.
- Co-PI on NSF-funded ADVANCE grant focused on the recruitment, retention, and development of women academics in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines
Institutional Affiliations & Partnerships:
- American Council on Education (ACE)
- Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP)
- Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU)
- National Science Foundation (NSF)
- Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania (TCCP)
- Consortium agreements with Penn State and St. Francis University
- Articulation agreements with Community College of Philadelphia, Harrisburg Area Community College, Community College of Baltimore County & Lehigh Carbon Community College