Pacific Lutheran University Academic Scheduling & Catalog Manager in Tacoma, Washington

Work Schedule: FT; Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. General Description: The Academic Scheduling & Catalog Manager serves as the campus administrative lead for academic scheduling and the PLU catalog. This position schedules classrooms for academic use, manages the configuration of the student information system for academic terms and courses at all student levels, and oversees the student class registration process. This position also closely monitors and troubleshoots registration activity during semiannual registration periods, oversees the annual compilation, revision, and publication process for the PLU catalog, and provides reporting and data analysis in support of academic units and the Offices of the Provost and Registrar. This position reports to the Registrar. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Initiate and administer the classroom scheduling process, including final exams, for academic spaces. Assign classroom spaces based on department submission and the needs of the university. Work closely with a variety of constituents including deans, department chairs, administrators, multimedia, facilities managers, programmers, and the registrar regarding issues related to class and classroom scheduling. Maintain all academic terms, courses, sections, faculty, classrooms, dates, parts of term, and day/time information in Banner for the academic year, Summer Sessions, and Continuing Education to ensure database accuracy. Employ EMS Campus for the automated scheduling of classrooms, including the importing and exporting of data to and from Banner, according to established procedures. Manage the process of updating the University Catalog by monitoring faculty approved curricular and policy changes throughout the academic year, making changes to Banner and the catalog draft, distributing the draft to academic and administrative units, and ultimately publishing final version. Stage and oversee the registration process, including student correspondence concerning dates, time tickets, and other relevant information. Troubleshoot registration errors received by students. Receive and set up special registrations for students, including independent study, internships, credit by exam, and study away. Work closely with Hospitality Services to coordinate efficient classroom space utilization for non-academic events. Serve on university committees including the EMS Technical Team. Utilize available technologies to produce reports and perform data analysis for the registrar and other university constituents. Support the Office of the President in the execution of the PLU Commencement ceremony. Perform other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to track progress through long and complex processes. Excellent judgment, communication (both written and verbal), and interpersonal skills. Focus and attention to detail. Strong organizational, administrative, and problem solving skills. A positive attitude and a desire to serve others. Skills with current technologies such as EMS Campus, Banner student information system, Microsoft Office, Google Apps for Education, PL/SQL Developer and other tools/systems. Ability to work in a team-oriented setting and a commitment to providing quality service. Ability to effectively work with multiple projects, constituents, and deadlines. Required Qualifications: 1. 4 years of related work experience. Education may substitute for some experience. 2. High school diploma or GED. 3. Finalist applicants must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check. Pr