Program Assistant, Master of Science in Analytics program

Job description

Illinois: Chicago

46480 Graham School-Divisional Admin

About the Unit
Created at the founding of the University, The Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies mission is to extend the University of Chicago's intellectual resources and rigorous approach to scholarship to a broader community. We do this by providing various forms of study that meet the needs of students seeking to develop and grow professionally, intellectually, and personally. Graham is dedicated to curating and disseminating the university's rich content in ever more innovative ways; helping the university engage civically, globally, and with the latest innovations in teaching and learning.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies is looking for a Part-Time Program Assistant for the Master of Science in Analytics (MScA) program.


The MScA Program Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Administrative and technical tasks to help support the MScA program.
  • Student support includes: helping with admissions procedures, document management (processing, verifying, scanning, uploading, filing) and administrative duties related to course management.
  • Assist in day-to-day activities as needed.
  • Other program support duties as assigned by program staff.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential data and information with absolute discretion required.
  • Exceptional time management efficiency, attention to detail, and personal accountability.
  • Ability to learn a wide range of position-related software applications.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience or Certifications:

  • Associate's degree required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired is preferred.

  • Minimum of (2) years of administrative support or other relevant experience is required.
  • Experience in higher education setting working in college admissions a plus.

Technical Knowledge:
  • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Intermediate knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, database software programs and common office equipment (fax, scanner, printer, etc.) is required.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • Length of position: 6 months (September 2018 through February 2019).
  • Location: May require presence at downtown Chicago and Hyde Park locations, depending on needs.

Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

(NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.)

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

Posting Date

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Posting Statement:

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

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Part time

About Us
The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 1/10/2019
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