Administrative Support Associate
Position Number: 00046507
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The mission of the North Carolina State University TRIO Programs is to provide equal access to quality education by facilitating retention and promotion from middle schools through post baccalaureate completion.
Essential Job Duties: This position will provide support for the Upward Bound Program and East Wake Upward Bound Program, which will require managing the office workflow of full-time staff and a director. Support will include coordinating county annual itineraries, conducting mass mailings to first generation, low income student participants, maintaining accurate records, preparing documents, managing student database and generating reports from the database. The position will also assist with grant proposals and provide general support such as filing, answering telephones and greeting visitors.
Department Required Skills: - Administrative support experience or equivalent training. - Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. - Highly motivated - must be a self-starter and willing to take initiative to perform responsibilities independently. - Able to learn, interpret, follow and act upon the Federal and State guidelines governing the Program. - Experience in MS Access and/or database management software. - Experience with MS Office Suite such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher. - Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: - Bachelor's degree preferred. - At least two years of administrative support experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. - Experience with Gmail, PeopleSoft and bookkeeping preferred.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: - Travel is required for this position. Valid Driver's License or the ability to obtain a NC Driver's License within 60 days of hire.
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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