DeVry Education Group Faculty Resources Specialist in Downers Grove, Illinois

The primary purpose of this position is supporting the Academic Affairs team by analyzing course qualifications, faculty reviews and metrics to assign faculty to appropriate courses. Position is responsible for calculating faculty pay based on contracts, courses and rate of pay for over 3,000 faculty members.

  • Solely responsible for the selection of which instructor will be assigned to which class with little guidance from manager

  • Creates the necessary number of course sections based on projected enrollment numbers

  • Assign instructors to courses by utilizing scheduling guidelines and priority levels

  • Responsible for the monitoring of student enrollments as the sessions approaches and independently opening up additional class section as necessary, based on the number of students enrolled. If enrollment spikes will need to procure additional teaching resources working in last minute time constraint

  • Manages faculty communication by contacting the faculty member and informing them of their class schedule and explaining the rationale of why they were chosen and answering any questions the faculty member may have

  • Issue contracts, monitor contract acceptance, and process faculty payments.

  • Responsible for collecting the contracts, reviewing them and then processing payments as scheduled

  • Create graduate and undergraduate course schedules using the Annual Course Offering and enrollment projections

  • Create and update faculty compensation charts

  • Tracks levels of adjuncts and courses to calculate appropriate pay

  • Work with Faculty and Programs team to monitor faculty depth and build recruiting needs list.

  • Analyzes courses and current faculty to project staffing needs for future sessions and communicates needs for recruitment

  • Track instructor workload to ensure they stay within credit hour limitations for compliance reasons

  • Completes other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • 3 to 5 years of customer service experience required.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Knowledge of academic environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Since our founding in 1931, DeVry University has focused on delivering a different kind of education – one based on experiential learning with real-world applications. When you join our team, you’re choosing an institution that serves students who are different, too: a diverse group of go-getters from all walks of life.

We know our colleagues are integral to the success of the institution. At DeVry, we’re guided by our culture of care, and we embrace values that teach us to care for students, self and colleagues. It’s one way we position our colleagues for success.

We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues to join our organization in serving our students. We take extra pride in our dedicated support teams, as well as our outstanding faculty members who have often worked for years in the fields that they teach. We believe all our colleagues deserve opportunities to reach their goals. Whether it’s career advancement, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefits and professional development offerings can help you meet your goals.

If you want to be a part of an institution focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.

Req Number: 2017-92364

Department: Academics

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

External Company Name: Adtalem Global Education

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