Coordinator - Faculty Senate

Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA
Job Posting Title:Coordinator - Faculty Senate

Position Type:Professional / Unclassified

Department:LSUAM AA - Faculty Senate (Kenneth W McMillin (00000711))

Work Location:LSU - Baton Rouge

Pay Grade:Professional

The Faculty Senate Administrative Coordinator reports to the President of the LSU Faculty Senate and, supports the full range of activities of the LSU Faculty governance units. Occasional travel to Faculty Senate sponsored events may be required. There will be infrequent activities in support of the scholarly activities of Faculty Senate Executive Committee members.

Job Responsibilities

20% Routine office tasks (work-processing, record-keeping, filing, mailing lists, data records).

30% Basic desktop publishing and design assignments (monthly newsletter, announcements, circulars, flyers). Arranging for distribution of Faculty Senate materials electronically and in print. Developing and managing Faculty Senate website. Maintenance of electronic mailing lists. Editing and preparation of Faculty Senate video and audio files.

30% Assistance with Faculty Senate meeting arrangements and organization for Faculty Senate meetings and other Faculty Senate events, including operation of Faculty Senate video and audio recording equipment during Faculty Senate events. Coordinating meetings among different faculty governance and administration groups, Faculty Senate sponsored seminars and workshops, and training sessions for faculty members.

20% Information tracking and management tasks, including creation of Faculty Senate news, media releases, internal information distribution, legislation indexes, and receipt of media requests.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and at least one year of experience in which clerical work was a major responsibility

Special Qualifications

Must have flexible schedule/work hours and the ability to occasionally travel.

Ideal candidates will have competence in or ability to learn office suite software (Microsoft; Corel; Adobe; etc.); experience with or ability to learn software packages for desktop publishing (Publisher, Adobe, PagePlus, etc) and video editing software (Power Director, Camtasia, Final Cut, etc.); developing and managing websites; proficiency in organization skills and written and oral communications; discretion and ability to protect sensitive information; ability to work independently.

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Posting Date:April 11, 2018

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):April 26, 2018

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):No

EEO Statement:

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed