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Assistant to the Department Head


Departmental Administration

  • Responsible to the Department Head for the general management and operation of the Department of Physics, including effective administration of departmental office and management of departmental space. Responsible for insuring quality work of office staff. Establish and maintain departmental liaison with other areas of the College and University (financial, personnel, affirmative action, and international scholars and faculty visa service).
  • Act as liaison between department head and faculty, various division heads, and facilities areas (lab demonstration specialist, lab preparation technician, computer manager, and machine shop and electronics shop supervisors).
  • Respond to and resolve problems pertaining to a variety of issues of office administration and inform department head of recommendations and/or solutions. Sign/approve documents for department head in his absence. Advise other supervisors on policy and procedures on hiring, standards of performance, grievances, etc. Assist with problem solving.
  • Supervise preparation of materials for departmental data for university and departmental catalogs, brochures, and other publications. Compile data for a variety of reports and surveys for internal and external use.
  • Departmental contact for development. Work with college development office on organization and implementation of developmental programs within the department.
  • Coordinate activities of department head. Compose correspondence; schedule departmental meetings and appointments.
  • Responsible for maintaining personnel database on faculty and staff. Responsible to the Department Head for the general management and operation of the Department of Physics, including effective administration of departmental office and management of department space. Responsible for insuring quality work of office staff.
  • Establish and maintain departmental liaison with other areas of the College and University (financial, personnel, affirmation action, and international scholars and faculty visa service).
  • Oversee the coordination of departmental events and special activities within the department.
  • Determine computer needs for the office staff and consult with computer systems manager on cost, models, etc. Organize computer training.
  • Maintain departmental liaison with College Facilities office space, processing of AIS profiles for staff, and emergency shutdowns.

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