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Academic Affairs Manager

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management, Legal/Law

Department: School of Law
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $55,000-$65,000
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

July 25, 2022; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three professional references.

Department Summary

The University of Oregon School of Law is a dynamic, ABA-accredited law school and Oregon’s only public law school. Degrees offered include Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Laws (LLM), Master of Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES), and a minor in undergraduate legal studies. Oregon Law’s mission is to provide a world-class education. We prepare students through excellent classroom teaching paired with a multitude of practical experience opportunities and robust professional development. Our faculty produce exceptional research and scholarship. We accomplish our mission in a positive, inclusive environment where we strive to provide everyone opportunities to grow, contribute, and develop. Our aim is to learn, teach, and practice the principles of equity and justice as critical foundations for our overall effort to achieve excellence as a top-ranked law school. Success in this work requires a diverse group of people in various faculty and staff roles working in one of our two locations, Eugene and Portland. The University of Oregon is located within the traditional homelands of the Southern Kalapuya. Learn more about Oregon Law at law.uoregon.edu, and consider joining our team.

Position Summary

The Academic Affairs Manager acts as the key liaison for faculty, students, and staff with needs related to the Office of Academic Affairs, is a member of the School of Law management team, and provides leadership in the design, implementation, and oversight of multiple education programs within the law school. The Academic Affairs Manager works closely with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to plan, implement, direct and assess all curricular and academic programs within the law school, including the development of new academic programs, managing program reviews, drafting curricular offerings, and ensuring ongoing compliance with accreditation standards. This person also manages, in conjunction with the Academic Dean, the academic and programmatic activities related to course scheduling, enrollment planning, curriculum development, student advising, and assessment, in addition to the appointment process for adjunct, visitor, courtesy, and emeritus faculty. The Academic Affairs Manager is also responsible for hiring, training, and supervising the Experiential Learning Support Specialist and Academic Excellence Support Specialist.

This position reports to the Academic Dean and has budget authority for the annual Academic Affairs, Clinics and Externships Program, and Academic Excellence Program budgets.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor's degree.
• Five years of progressively responsible administrative experience.
• Three years of academic program experience in a graduate school setting.
• Three years of supervisory experience.

Professional Competencies

• Demonstrated ability to 1) work effectively with students, staff, and faculty from culturally diverse backgrounds and with multiple intersectional identities; and 2) advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university community.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and ability to manage a variety of confidential information.
• Experience managing complex course scheduling across multiple programs.
• Ability to take the initiative to build professional relationships with faculty, students, and staff within the law school and University.
• Ability to represent academic programs effectively and professionally as a representative of the Academic Dean's office.
• Excellent decision-making skills and ability to engage in work that requires a high degree of confidentiality and discretion.
• Strong computer skills including Microsoft Outlook/Exchange, word processing, Excel, and database tools.
• Experience developing and managing annual budgets.
• Demonstrated experience with course scheduling databases, information management, and reporting.

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated ability to evaluate, interpret, and formulate policy and processes to ensure they meet program goals and comply with university policy.
• Knowledge of Banner or similar enterprise reporting systems.

FLSA Exempt: Yes


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see: https://coronavirus.uoregon.edu/vaccine.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

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