Emory University Academic Department Admin in atlanta, Georgia



  • Manages the operations, personnel and fiscal activities for an academic department or business unit.

  • Identifies and leads efforts to address specific operational issues.

  • Develops recommendations and action plans towards their resolution.

  • Determines and recommends options for addressing budget issues.

  • Assists in preparing contract budgets, grant applications, proposals, status reports and/or financial statements.

  • Plans and prepares projections for management of unit operations and associated costs.

  • Researches and investigates employee issues/concerns.

  • Collaborates with Human Resources to recommend an appropriate course of action.

  • Responds to inquiries and/or complaints from faculty, staff, students, parents, outside agencies and/or the public which require interpretation of policies and procedures.

  • Projects and develops plans for addressing staffing requirements.

  • Hires, supervises and evaluates regular staff and student employees.

  • Prioritizes work assignments and special projects.

  • May conduct research and develop proposals for new programs and services.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or a field related to the department's area of specialty and two years of office administration experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education and training.

  • Supervisory experience required.

  • Experience with various personal computer software applications.

Additional Details

The Institute for Liberal Arts seeks a highly organized, proactive, creative individual to administer a dynamic interdisciplinary program of 5 faculty and 3 staff. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to follow through on projects without direct supervision. Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with faculty, staff and students across the university to initiate, develop and implement programs for undergraduates, graduate students and faculty.

  • Managing the operations of the ILA office including supervision of two full-time staff.

  • Overseeing communication, including website and social media content, newsletters, correspondence with faculty, students and alumni, and community outreach.

  • Overseeing all aspects of planning for classes, events, symposia, workshops and conferences.

  • Aiding with research, preparation and submission of grants.

  • Working knowledge of Emory University systems (PeopleSoft Financials, Opus, Emory HR WEB, Emory Express, Cascade web design, CourseLeaf, etc.)

  • Commitment to fostering a welcoming environment across a diverse community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

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Job Number 21490

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory College

Department ECAS: Institute Liberal Arts

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Clerical & Administrative

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled