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Extended Studies Unit Supervisor Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75033
  • Pay Grade: P7
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Supervisor
  • Family: Academic Programs
  • Function: Academic Support


The Supervisor will provide the technical expertise in systems administration, schedule maintenance, admission, and registration for Academic and non-credit programs.

Level Scope

Provides immediate supervision to a unit or group of operational or technical employees. Sets and delegates day-to-day tasks to achieve operational objectives. A portion of time may be spent performing individual tasks related to the unit; however, supervisory activities must constitute a primary part of the job. Supervises unit operations to ensure compliance with departmental or campus policies, procedures, and defined internal controls. Problems typically involve a single area, process or constituent group. Ensures accountability and stewardship of campus resources (operational, financial, and human) in compliance with departmental standards and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or previous relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated professional experience in a complex organization, including establishing efficient processes, meeting critical deadlines, and being an effective leader.
  • Experience working in a higher education organization.
  • Experience with college or university information systems, especially PeopleSoft.

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Extended Studies Unit Supervisor must:

  • Coordinate, manage, and participate in the activities of the division’s customer services
  • Manage Extended Studies systems and processes.
  • Maintain queries and reports in the PeopleSoft, DualEnroll, and ACEware systems to support the operations, planning and mission of the Division of Extended Studies.
  • Perform data validation to ensure data quality, 100% accuracy, and improve overall perception and customer confidence in the work performed by CS.
  • Become an area/process expert and remain current on all admission and enrollment processes. Identify process improvements that add value to the Division and ensure that Boise State’s practices are current.
  • Remain flexible, collaborative, and responsive while working closely with the Extended Studies directors, associate directors, and personnel to manage and provide customer service support for established programs.

35% of Time the Extended Studies Unit Supervisor

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Extended Studies Unit Supervisor

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.