Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary purpose of the Program Assistant is to provide administrative functions which include assisting 3-4 program directors maintain ten (10) plus accounts and with specific on-campus programs as assigned by the director.
Duties of the position include:
Independently performing and managing a high volume of complex records in addition to the accounting and budget activities as they relate to each program assigned.
Receiving, receipting and data entry of applications.
Communicating with the public to promote programs.
General office duties.
Preparing and processing payroll and tax forms.
Assisting in making arrangements with various departments on campus to facilitate program needs (i.e. food service, housing, travel, university police, purchasing, payroll, etc.).
Preparing program mailings.
Processing registrations of program applications to include a high volume of data entry.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.