Position: Temporary Program Assistant Hours: This is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week/ 8:30am-5pm / M-F) Pay: $20.00 per hour Campus: Chicago Approximate start date: ASAP Approximate end date: TBD
Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Program Assistant for the Chicago campus.
Temporary Job Description:
The Program Assistant provides a variety of clerical & administrative support which may include screening calls & visitors (sits at front desk); drafting & typing letters, reports, charts, graphs, etc. using word processing, spreadsheet, database, &/or presentation software; basic bookkeeping; preparing agendas, taking minutes, & making arrangements including travel, etc. for meetings & special events; &/or managing supervisor's &/or dept. calendar.
A bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Previous administrative experience
Strong writing skills
High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
Willingness and ability to learn complex financial systems
Experience working with confidential information
Flexibility, adaptability in a fast paced environment
Experience in managing calendars
Knowledgeable in PeopleSoft
Ability to take initiative
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: 37386
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.