Program for Leadership and Character – Program Assistant

Department:                                  Program for Leadership and Character

Job Title:                                        Program Assistant

Average hours per week:             10

Specific working hours:               n/a

Job duties/Skills:

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Requires creativity and ability to work independently
  • Routine duties will vary by specific projects
  • Assists departments and organizations with marketing and distributing various publicity/promotional items
  • May also organize and conduct special events that may include ticket sales, design and produce print publications, gather, interpret and disseminate information
  • Typical duties include; filing, typing, sorting, collating, maintaining records, light clerical work, running errands, giving information, receiving and routing telephone calls, scheduling appointments, unpacking materials, assist with mail – sort, process, issue, deliver and load/unload, and operating office equipment
  • Responsible for monitoring entrances to buildings in efforts to control access
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Preferred interest in and/or connection to department, but not necessary
  • May conduct research, check bibliographic information, proofreading, and indexing
  • No experience required – Will train.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  • Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility