Position: Temporary Program Assistant Hours: This is a full-time position (40 hours per week/ 8:30am-5pm / M-F) Pay: $20.00 per hour Campus: Evanston Approximate start date: 08/26/2019 Approximate end date: 12/20/2019
Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Program Assistant for the Evanston campus.
Temporary Job Description:
The Program Assistant provides general administrative and clerical support for the department. Coordinates a broad variety of administrative processes and activities such as data entry/student tracking , budget & accounts, HR matters for work study students, management of multiple calendars, event planning; including space, catering and communications. Reviews administrative work procedures, policies and operational methods; identifies & documents as applicable: Standard Operating procedures, Northwestern best practices, appropriate filing & audit mechanisms, financial & performance metrics reporting; regulatory & Compliance systems.
A bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Strong writing skills.
High level of organizational skills and attention to detail.
Diligent and can work independently.
Experience working with confidential information.
Flexibility, adaptability in a fast paced environment.
Familiarity with NU Financials.
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 36879
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.