Program Coordinator, Futenma Marine Corps Air Station
- Job Ref:
- Okinawa, Japan
- Advising and Enrollment
- Full time
Location: FMCAS Futenma
Overseas Contingent III, 100% FTE, Full -Time, Grade 003
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) Overseas seeks a Program Coordinator.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Provide academic and administrative support services to prospects and students, and ensure quality assurance standards are met by being available, knowledgeable, courteous and responsive
Document all student contact through UMGC's Customer Relations Management System and schedule appropriate follow-up activities
Provide and maintain open and positive communications with host military Education Services Officer (or equivalent) and respective Education Center staff
Organize and participate in local Education Fairs, Open Houses, Semester Start-Ups, Student Appreciation Days, Local Graduations and other events as needed, professionally representing UMGC
Track and analyze class enrollments and student interest, as well as local degree progression, to provide input on scheduling; ensure classrooms are provided with adequate space and needed technology for class instruction; be present at the first class session to provide assistance to instructors and students; and assist faculty in obtaining base access to attend class on their assigned installation
Provide assistance with processing students' military documentation (i.e. Tuition Assistance vouchers, ID cards, orders, etc.)
Distribute marketing, advertising, and mass media materials at assigned locations when permissible
Assist with base access as needed.
May provide facility support to include: opening and closing UMGC Overseas computer lab, building entrances, windows and classrooms; ensure that building rules are adhered to by UMGC Overseas students, that all UMGC Overseas labs/rooms are clean and presentable, and that all supplies are readily available.
Other job-related duties as assigned
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma/GED
Background in customer service
Able to work in a fast-paced and complex environment with accurate attention to detail
Possess basic office management and clerical skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Successful applicants must be able to pass background check and meet requirements for individual logistic support (ILS).
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Some college coursework
Applicants with a U.S. valid driver's license
WHO MAY APPLY: Local applicants with individual logistical support (ILS) preferred. Applicants must already have and be able to maintain ILS, meaning that they must possess a U.S. military ID card and SOFA card from an external source, as this position does not offer ILS. Criteria under which applicants qualify for ILS are: must serve the US Forces exclusively; are not stateless persons; are not ordinarily resident in the host nation.
All submissions should include a cover letter and resume. UMGC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umgc.edu/benefits.html.