Department Administrator, Performing Arts Job at Drexel University, Pennsylvania

  • Drexel University
  • Pennsylvania

Job Description

Located in the heart of Philadelphia, Drexel University is a world‐class, comprehensive, R1 research institution and a global leader in experiential education. For more than 100 years, our renowned Cooperative Education (co-op) program has enabled students to gain professional work experience before they graduate, setting them apart from their peers. Committed to becoming the nation’s most civically engaged university, Drexel supports engagement along three dimensions: research and academic programs that directly benefit communities, business practices that support equitable local and regional economic development, and public service by students, faculty, and staff. Our engagement is long‐term, multigenerational, and fundamental to the University’s mission, heritage, and future. At Drexel, we are devoted to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment that promotes healthy lifestyles and is based on integrity, trust, and respect. We center equity, inclusion and belonging, and incorporate an anti‐racism approach to our strategic plan, organizational systems, policies and structures. Drexel offers its highly engaged faculty and professional staff a comprehensive and world‐class benefits package that includes generous vacation and paid time off as applicable (including civic engagement days), up to an 11% 403(b) Retirement Plan match with immediate vesting, and remote and flexible work options for many roles. Our exceptional medical plans include domestic partner and fertility assistance and our award‐winning A Healthier U wellness program. In addition, faculty and professionalstaff at Drexel enjoy free tuition for themselves and their dependents for Drexel degree programs, certification, and non‐certification programs. And as part of the tuition offering to employees, Drexel participates in a tuition exchange program for dependents with other higher education institutions. These are just a sample of our extensive benefit offerings. Please see this Benefits Brochure for more information. Department Administrator, Performing Arts Apply now Job no: 503346 Work type: Full-Time Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA Categories: Drexel University, Westphal College of Media Arts & Design Job Summary The Department Administrator serves as the primary contact person for the Department of Performing Arts. They handle all personnel paperwork for the department, monitors spending in 40 budget lines, schedules classes for the music, theatre and dance programs and assists the Department Head, 3 Program Directors, 11 full-time faculty, 4 full-time staff and 60 adjunct faculty as needed. The Department of Performing Arts is a busy office and this person should enjoy working with our students and faculty. Essential Functions Budget Management Oversee accurate fiduciary records. Supervise the completion and keeping of records of all check requests, invoice payments, purchase orders, credit card payments and travel forms. Monitor all departmental accounts for budgeting, spending and accurate reconciliation online via Web Finance, including financial aid scholarships. Distribute quarterly budget reports either via e-mail or conversation. Complete various budget requests including adjunct, summer teaching and ensemble proposals. Complete monthly purchasing card reconciliations and transaction reports. Complete all paper and electronic PAFs for adjuncts, student employees, temporary and casual employees, and summer faculty. Gather all required documentation and paperwork for adjunct professors including resumes and new hire information. Send out contracts, letters, and other needed documentation for all adjuncts, independent contractors, and grant managers both annually and on a term-by-term basis. Supervise new Performing Arts Ensembles Administrator in creating and processing Per Diem hires and independent contractors for ensemble concerts/productions. Assist Department Head/Program Directors in adjunct assignments. Manage and maintain personnel records for all department faculty and staff. Complete online job posting records in PageUp. Contact applicants for screening and telephone interviews. Department Scheduler Complete annual galleys and quarterly revisions. Work with Program Directors to complete annual course load projections. Act as principal contact person with the Registrar’s Office; attend required Registrar meetings. Work with the Administrative Coordinator regarding student registration, including processing overrides and add/drop forms with Westphal Academic Advising or Academic Records as appropriate. Work closely with Administrative Coordinator, Program Directors and Registrar’s Office to meet various deadlines each term for exam scheduling, section balancing, course changes, course additions. Department Duties Maintain and develop working relationships with other academic major programs and University departments including, Registrar, HR, Research, Admissions, Financial Aid, Graduate Studies office, Provost Office, Procurement, Facilities, Event Services, and Westphal’s Dean’s and Student Services offices. Supervise the Performing Arts Ensembles Administrator to coordinate ensemble concerts and event reservations in University-managed spaces by working closely with Event Services. Secondary reviewer of marketing website information. Assist in department projects on a regular basis. Attend weekly meetings with Department Head and monthly meetings with department staff. Attend University and College wide meetings and events. Maintain a positive learning environment. Required Qualifications Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience. (Please review the Equivalency Chart for additional information.) Minimum of 3 years of experience in an administrative role. Computer literacy with expert proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and data analysis and reporting applications. Strong organizational skills. Ability to work independently and under limited supervision. Strong relationship management skills Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to manage and track multiple tasks and projects efficiently. Ability to form relationships with a wide range of faculty, staff and offices. Preferred Qualifications Experience with music, theatre and dance. Experience with Banner, Hyperion, and/or other University systems. Knowledge of financial management. Management and leadership skills. Ability to represent the Department at College- and University-wide events. Location University City, Philadelphia PA Additional Information This position is classified as Exempt, grade K. Compensation for this grade ranges from $54,630 - $81,940 per year. Please note that the offered rate for this position typically aligns with the minimum to midrange of this grade, but it can vary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience, department budget, and an internal equity review. Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application. Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified. Advertised: Jun 17 2024 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Jul 16 2024 Eastern Daylight Time We will email you new jobs that match this search. Great, we can send you jobs like this, if this is your first time signing up, please check your inbox to confirm your subscription. The email address was invalid, please check for errors. Westphal College of Media Arts and Design is seeking a Department Administrator, Performing Arts. Westphal College of Media Arts and Design is seeking a Department Administrator, Performing Arts. Expression of interest No expression of interest currently available Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that welcomes individuals from diverse and neurodiverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our Policies page to view all University policies related to Human Resources and News and Announcements for workplace postings. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Drexel University, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) publishes the Drexel University Security & Fire Safety Annual Report for current and prospective students and employees. This report contains important safety information and crime statistics for the previous three years. These statistics pertain to reported crimes that have occurred on campus, in certain non-campus buildings or properties that are owned or controlled by Drexel University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. Printed copies of this report are also available by calling the Public Safety Administrative Office, 215.895.1550. Additional information about the services provided by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety can be obtained by visiting their website. Westphal College of Media Arts & Design 1 #J-18808-Ljbffr

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