Thursday, October 6, 2011

Asian Studies Program Assistant

Apply for the Program Assistant position with the Asian Studies Program!

The assistant will work closely with the Program Director, Sigur Center Staff, and Asian Studies Faculty in all of the program’s activities, including academic scheduling, event planning, budgeting, and student advising. The incumbent will play a lead role in helping foster a sense of community among Asian Studies students and faculty and will serve as the main link between the students and the Asian Studies Program and the Sigur Center. The Program Assistant will also act as the Sigur Center receptionist which requires answering the phone, greeting visitors, and processing mail.

Desired Qualifications:
• Demonstrated experience and interest in Asia and international affairs
• Current GWU MA student; first-year ESIA student strongly preferred
• Prior professional experience in either project or program management
• Experience with marketing, outreach, and academic recruiting
• Experience with website design and management
• Working knowledge of social networking tools (Twitter, Facebook, and blogs)
• Cross-cultural experience and/or working in an international environment
• Excellent communication, customer service, and organizational skills
• Familiarity with word processing, database management, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Ability to work with little supervision, but also teamwork skills

Please visit here for more information about the position and application.

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