University Program Associate
Position Number: 00105299
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Design Lab is an initiative at NC State University College of Design that embodies the College of Design's longstanding commitment to K-12 design education and outreach. The assertion that design is a skill of everyday life and learning about design as a way of thinking helps students apply skills in math, science, technology, reading, writing, and communication are central to the Design Lab mission. The Design Lab offers dynamic, innovative, year-round design education programming that focuses on Pre-College, Extension and Outreach and Teacher Professional Development opportunities. Design Lab Pre-College Programs address skill-building, creative problem solving, and self-efficacy, including Design Camp in the summer and after school courses for high school students in the Design Lab during the school year. Information on the Design Lab program offerings can be found at: design.ncsu.edu/designlab
Essential Job Duties: The Design Lab for K-12 Education at NC State College of Design is hiring a part-time (.6 FTE) Program Associate for K-12 design education programs. The Program Associate will be responsible for administrative tasks, business and financial tasks and marketing for all Design Lab programs. Job duties include facilitating program registration and payment processing, verifying and reporting program data, maintaining income and expense information and financial data, assisting with program supply requisition and inventory, staff hiring and payroll administrative tasks, data collection and analysis, facilitating program marketing, providing customer service to participants, parents and guardians. In addition, the Administrative Specialist will work with other Design Lab staff to help ensure programs run smoothly, from pre-program preparation to program delivery.
Department Required Skills: * Database management and software experience * Strong customer service skills * Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Google Docs, Adobe InDesign * Understanding of educational standards for quality programming * Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills * Interest in design education for K-12 audiences * Strong math skills and ability to maintain budget and organize financial records
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * HS diploma plus 2+ years of office experience or a equivalent combination of education and experience * Relevant non-profit, arts organization, or University program experience * Experience working with the Design Lab, College of Design, and/or NC State University
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
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.
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