Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Asian Studies Program is Looking for a New Program Assistant

Position Type: Administrative/Professional
Posting Number: Staff - 003317
Working Title: Program Assistant, Asian Studies Program and Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 11
Recruitment Salary Range: $16.29/hour


This position provides administrative and programmatic support to the BA and MA Asian Studies academic programs; Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia (PISA); and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies at George Washington University. In particular, this position involves academic scheduling, event and seminar planning, budgeting, student advising, making travel arrangements, and managing social media and communications tools.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associates degree, or higher, plus 0-2 years of relevant experience. Degree requirements may be substituted for a combination of education, training and experience.

Desired Qualifications:    
• Knowledge of a modern Asian language
• Demonstrated experience and interest in Asia and international affairs
• Excellent writing, editing, and public presentation skills
• Experience using social media tools (Twitter, Facebook, and blogs) for outreach, targeted campaigns, and fund-raising
• Prior professional experience in either project or program management
• Experience with marketing, outreach, and academic recruiting
• Experience with website design and management
• Cross-cultural experience and/or working in an international environment
• Excellent communication, customer service, and organizational skills
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks while meeting multiple deadlines
• Familiarity with word processing, database management, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Ability to work with little supervision, but also teamwork skills
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