Exam Coordinator, Sturm College of Law

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Academic Administration, Legal Professionals, Business Operations / Services, Admin / Executive / Office Support

Department Summary

A recognized leader in experiential learning and interdisciplinary research, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law is widely regarded as one of the nation’s most innovative and ascendant law schools. Located in a dynamic and beautiful urban setting, the Sturm College of Law features an outstanding and diverse student body, a faculty that includes some of the most accomplished legal scholars in the nation, a motivated and highly professional staff, and roughly 17,000 alumni who have achieved careers of distinction in law, business, government, public interest, and other professional domains. The law school offers a full-time JD program, a Professional Part-Time JD Program, and a set of pioneering and nationally recognized Master’s and certificate programs.

Position Summary

The Office of the Registrar at the Sturm College of Law advances the professional development of students through a comprehensive suite of services, including overseeing registration, administering exams, entering grades, certifying degrees, and interacting with external authorities on matters bearing on student practice eligibility and professional licensure. Reporting to the Director of Registration and Records (“Director”), the Exam Coordinator will have primary responsibility for scheduling midterm and final exams; recruiting and training exam proctors; distributing exam information to faculty and students; coordinating with the Office of Student Affairs with regard to the administration of exams for students with University-approved accommodations; managing out-of-sequence exams for students with extenuating circumstances; collaborating with the Director to address exam-related concerns; managing the retention (and purging) of exam-related materials, consistent with University policies and legal requirements; and providing additional support in the Registrar’s Office, in collaboration with other members of the Office’s team.  

This position is a 0.75 FTE position covering nine months.

Essential Functions

  • Create schedules for midterm and final exams, in consultation with the Director and with appropriate regard for faculty exam formats and preferences.
  • Recruit and train exam proctors.
  • Distribute exam information to faculty and students and serve as a primary point of contact for exam-related inquiries.
  • Manage the administration of midterm and final exams, including exams for students with University-approved accommodations and exams administered out-of-sequence due to extenuating circumstances.
  • Collaborate with the Director to address exam-related concerns.
  • Manage the retention and purging of exam-related materials, consistent with University policies and legal requirements.
  • Provide additional support in the Registrar’s Office, in collaboration with other members of the Office’s team. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Professionalism, sound judgment, and discretion
  • A commitment to outstanding customer service
  • A strong compliance orientation
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusivity
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • The demonstrated ability to work independently and with limited supervision
  • The ability to function in a high-paced, collaborative team environment
  • The ability to prioritize workload in an efficient and effective manner
  • The capacity to handle multiple tasks simultaneously under time constraints
  • Proficiency with relevant technologies, including Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Experience in a management or coordination role, in an office setting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in higher education
  • Experience in a Registrar’s Office

Working Environment

  • Standard office environment.
  • Unexpected interruptions often occur, and stress level is moderate to high.
  • Noise level is quiet to moderate.

 Physical Activities

  • Ability to sit in front of a computer for an extended period.
  • Occasionally required to move about the office/campus with the capability of transporting objects up to 20 lbs.

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Some evening/weekend hours are required during busy exam periods.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) September 30, 2023.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is 8.

Salary Range:
The hourly range for this position is $25.50 - $28.00.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military enlistment, or veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the University’s educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Americans with Disabilities Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; Equal Pay Act; Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act; the Colorado Protecting Opportunities and Workers' Rights (" POWR") Act; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For more information, please see the University of Denver's Non-Discrimination Statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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