Coordinate the research doctoral admissions process including field essay preparation and proctoring, faculty interview coordination, and decision letter preparation
Handle administrative tasks for all research doctoral degrees
Facilitate orientation for incoming research doctoral students
Communicate with students to answer questions and offer academic advising
Keep regular office hours
Coordinate all aspects of the dissertation process including prospectus approval, oral defense hearings, and final dissertation submission
Carry out special projects or perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Research Doctoral Studies or the Associate Vice President for Doctoral Studies
Aid the Director with recruitment process
Aid the Director with new program development
Facilitate files and records for the respective programs in RDS
Serve as office receptionist, greeting guests and assisting students
Maintain the Director of Research Doctoral Studies schedule for student appointments
Work with Academic Records and Accounting offices for RDS registration, payment schedules, etc.
Coordinate travel, honoraria requests, etc. for guest speakers in the RDS program
Process all payments related to RDS such as seminar payments and doctoral supervision, etc.
Assist in preparing and coordinating publicity for RDS programs
Being one of the first seminaries to offer the Ph.D degree in North America comes with great pride and prestige. If you would like to join in this renowned office by serving as administrative assistant to the director of research doctoral studies then apply now.