Program logistics: including booking venues; arranging AV equipment and technical support, catering, and travel; and staffing both in-person and virtual events
Communications: including making website updates; creating digital graphics and flyers; planning and preparing social media posts and email announcements; and maintaining contact lists
Operations: including updating the centerâ™s calendar and scheduling meetings; training and supervising student workers; ordering office supplies; maintaining the centerâ™s equipment and physical spaces; and responding to general inquiries
African Studies (25%)
Event support: including maintaining website and producing email announcements; and arranging guest travel, room reservations, and event catering
Business coordination: including processing payments; administering grant programs, including collating information and corresponding with applicants and grantees; maintaining budget; producing annual report; and managing annual recruitment of student coordinator
Provides administrative support for a leader. Stays informed of activities relating to programs and initiatives, apprising the leader of issues when deemed necessary. Coordinates information flow from leader's office.
Coordinates special projects as directed by the leader. Prepares write ups for recommendations for operational and administrative problems. Prepares financial and/or administrative reports.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree, preferably in the social sciences or humanities
2â“5 years, preferably in an educational or non-profit setting
Able to work independently, effectively prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines
Demonstrates flexibility, eagerness to collaborate, and confidence to learn new systems
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide array of populations, including faculty, staff, students, and guests
Strong proofreading and writing skills are essential; graphic design and video editing experience
Technical Knowledge and Skills
Experience using Microsoft Office is essential; experience with Adobe Creative Suite, email distribution software (such as MailChimp), social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram), and website administration (such as WordPress)
Some evening and weekend work
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
Ability to sit at a computer for 4-6 hours
Periodic walking to other campus locations
Able and willing to work occasional evening and weekend hours
Cover letter (required)
List of three professional references (required)
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