The Friedman School Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs (OAFA) fosters an environment that encourages the greatest possible professional, research, and leadership development and performance of faculty and post-doctoral scholars at the Friedman School and the highest quality educational programs for Friedman School students enabling graduates to make high impact contributions to their fields.
The OAFA administrative coordinator, under the supervision of the OAFA Officer, is responsible for execution of duties in the following areas: OAFA operations, faculty recruitment, appointment and promotion, faculty development, support of faculty governance, management of educational programs, educational program assessment, and other duties. The role coordinates faculty recruitment, appointment, and promotions, and the planning, delivery, and assessment of academic programs. The coordinator implements policies and procedures for faculty governance. They contribute to design and implementation of policies and systems to ensure that curricular activities meet academic and school goals, including ongoing review of curricular elements and periodic school-wide review of the curriculum. The coordinator enables the professional development of faculty members in the areas of research, teaching and advising through assistance with annual evaluation, establishing and executing retreats, workshops, seminars, orientation sessions and other efforts, promoting opportunities for research applications and collaborations, and creating and promoting collections of resources. The coordinator also supports the work of faculty committees.