Academic Programs Coordinator, Associate

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Academic Programs, Education and Training, Student Services

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

To coordinate the daily operations and provide high-level support to the Executives of the program/and or department.

Department Overview:

The Department of Theatre, Film, and Creative Writing serves the university and the College of Arts and Sciences as a partnership of programs focusing on the learning, practice, and interaction of the
dramatic, cinematic, and literary arts. Located within the School of Arts, the department fosters the rigorous intellectual investigation of form, practice, and theory, and an active arts community through undergraduate research, professional training, experiential learning, and interdisciplinary
collaboration between each of its three programs.

Level Scope:

Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Incumbent learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. This level is typically focused on self development. Requires theoretical knowledge through specific education and training.

Essential Functions:

60% of Time the Academic Programs Coordinator, Associate must:

  • Responsible for the daily operations of assigned program element
  • Ensure program needs are met, resources are identified and recommendations are implemented for improvements or enhancements.
  • Implement new or revised program goals, processes or activities to achieve effective performance.
  • Recommends necessary changes for improved services and implements, as appropriate.
  • Communicates the development of program activities and implements marketing strategies to promote the success of each program initiative.
  • Prepares reports and maintains records on program activities and progress.
  • Interacts with students, faculty, staff and the community to facilitate program objectives.
  • Performs many complex office tasks
  • Provides program information and program guidance (including rules and requirements) to current and prospective students.
  • Provides substantial support to the admissions committee and applicants in the admissions process.

35% of Time the Academic Programs Coordinator, Associate

  • Maintain and update departmental and individual program websites and social media.
  • Assist with course scheduling for CW.
  • Liaise with Grad College.
  • Manage and organize CW Gard Assistantship applications.
  • Assist with event planning, i.e. scheduling venues, coordinating travel and lodging, and designing and distributing publicity materials for all three programs.
  • Attends specific departmental events when as needed.

5% of Time the Academic Programs Coordinator, Associate
Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Manage multiple projects and processes simultaneously
  • Work at a fast pace with minimal supervision
  • Give strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication
  • Meet deadlines
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant professional experience.

Salary and Benefits:

Starting salary for this position is $42,452.80 commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at


Required Application Materials:

Letter of application including three professional references.



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