University Program Associate
Position Number: 00107333
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (www.cefs.ncsu.edu), is a partnership between North Carolina State University (NCSU), North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS). Its mission is to develop and promote just and equitable food and farming systems that conserve natural resources, strengthen communities, improve health outcomes, and provide economic opportunities in North Carolina and beyond.
Essential Job Duties: The University Program Associate will provide technical day-to day customer service and support of the operations of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in particular, providing grant management support services and event management support to program staff. In addition, this position will stay up-to-date on program policies and procedures to effectively communicate them to clients, will problem solve as needed, and will maintain accounts and records to support reporting needs. Finally, this position will play an important role in the administration team of CEFS and will operate under the direction and supervision of the administrative lead of the organization.
Department Required Skills: * Experience with standard office procedures.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * Graduation from a four year accredited college or university with a degree in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration or a related degree. * 1-3 years experience in the area of assignment. * Experience with accounting and budgeting. * Knowledge of NCSU accounting and budgeting processes, Wolf Reporting system, Travel regulations, Marketplace, and knowledge of contract and grants processes.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: * Valid NC driver's license or the ability to obtain within 60 days of start.
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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