Graduate Program Coordinator

University of Wisconsin Madison Madison, WI
The Graduate Program Coordinator is an integral team member of the department working with various graduate students and post-docs to support the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, at the University of Wisconsin - Madison (CBE) instruction, research and service missions. CBE is consistently reakned in the top 5 chemcial engineering programs nationally at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In fiscal year 2017, CBE had an operating budget of approximately 3.1 million in GPR funding, with an additonal $11.4 million in research and other activities from a variety of funding sources (101, 133, 135, 136, 144, 150, 161, 162, and 233) a total of $14.4 million. In addition, two major research centers with funding of over $3 million annually are located administratively within the department. The department enrolls about 300 undergraduate students and 120 graduate students, with most graduate students holding paid appointments. The department and associated centers employ 21 faculty members 14 academic staff, 9 university staff and about 20 postdoctoral associates and about 20 student hourly employees. In addition the department and centers have active summer programs that bring in large numbers of visitors. Members of the department include many international graduate students, visitors and staff.

The Graduate Program Coordinator, provides information, assistance, and guidance to different classes of employees, each with a unique set of goals and objectives. The individual must be able to manage multiple, multi-faceted, detailed responsibilities ranging from day-to-day to extremely detailed activities.

Additional Information:

Demonstrated proficiency in interpersonal communication

Ability to evaluate student transcripts

Proficient listening and academic counseling skills

Familiarity with or desire to learn academic advising tools

Multi-tasking ability and adaptability to needs of students and staff

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