Walden University

Academic Program Assistant

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

The Academic Program Assistant, (virtual), is responsible for providing scheduling support within the Doctoral of Business Administration (DBA) program. The assistant will report to the Program Director for the DBA program and work closely with the Faculty and the College Administration team.


  • Coordinate timely communication of faculty mentor assignments to meet enrollment deadlines.
  • Review enrollment using LEAP section roster reports
  • Update and track individual faculty loading for each session
  • Review student submissions for a new Chair
  • Assist the DBA Scheduling designee in assigning the Chair, SCM, and URR for each student
  • Review student submissions for a change in committee members with guidance from the DBA Program Coordinator
  • Review existing committee assignments and update as needed
  • Use Walden databases as needed for committee assignments.


May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on the performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Skill Requirements

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Demonstrate strong proficiency in operating a Windows-based platform especially Excel, ACCESS, and learn Walden’s administrative database.
  • Experience in online distance-learning environment a must.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, written and verbal communication, detail-oriented, multitasking, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills, able to set and meet deadlines
  • Creative, innovative, strategic, and able to work independently.
  • Able to anticipate future trends and problems and plan for them accordin

About the Company

Walden University is an accredited institution that has been serving the higher education needs of professionals for more than 40 years. Offered online, Walden’s doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s degree programs are designed to help students achieve their goals so that, as graduates, they can help advance the lives of others.

As Walden grows, we continue its tradition of quality. Walden’s College of Management seeks staff for the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programs with a part-time commitment.

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