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Department of Political Science Faculty & Office Staff

Ryan Roark
Ryan Roark
- Operations Coordinator for Sociology & Criminology, Folk Studies & Anthropology, and Political Science
Job Description

The Operations Coordinator performs a variety of duties that are complex in nature and require a higher level of initative, accuracy, and judgement to support the effective operation of the departments.  

Specific Duties
  • To oversee the Faculty Load and Compenstation processes, prepares FLAC letters and coordinates their submission to Academic Affairs .
  • Point of contact for creating course schedules within the Banner system each academic term.  
  • Prepares Employee Personnel Action Form (EPAF) for new employees, graduate assistants, and employees who are changing their employment status.
  • Responsible for scheduing and maintenance of space in Grise Hall 1st floor.  
  • Manages funcationality of office and classroom equipment.
  • Administrative support for Department Chairs and special projects in which departments are involved.
  • Administrative support for events related to recruitment, retention, and outreach for departments.  Note: There is a form to request support with an event, and that form must be completed four full weeks prior to the event date to recieve assistance.
  • Manages student employees for the pod, including student workers and those selected as departmental ambassadors.  
  • First point of contact for inquries related to departmental tours or other questions from prospective students.  
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 Last Modified 8/2/23