Position: Temporary Program Assistant Hours: This is a full-time position (40 hours per week/ 8:00am-5pm / M-F) Pay: $18.50 per hour Campus: Chicago Approximate start date: 2/17/2020 Approximate end date: 5/8/2020
Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Program Assistant for the Chicago campus.
Temporary Job Description:
The temporary Program Assistant coordinates administrative processes and prioritizes, directs, and responds to business matters involving administrative functions associated with education, research, and/or operations. Creates and maintains associated documents, spreadsheets, databases, meetings, special events, etc. and alerts supervisor of critical issues and upcoming events.
A bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Demonstrates initiative and follow through.
Ability to prioritize and balance competing priorities.
Strong organizational skills / attention to detail.
Positive attitude, adaptable to change.
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: 38320
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.