Washington Semester Program Assistant
Posting DetailsPosition Details Posting NumberG/R02085PWorking TitleWashington Semester Program AssistantDepartmentVP of InstructionAbout the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.About the College/Unit/Department
The Washington Semester Program is a Unit of the Vice President for Instruction’s Office.College/Unit/Department websitehttp://dcsemester.uga.edu/Employment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule Information
Monday – Friday 8am-12pm
Part-Time Position (20 hours per week)Advertised Salary$36,000.00 / $17.308 per hourAnticipated Start Date05/01/2019Posting Date04/17/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants
This position is located in Washington, DCLocation of VacancyOutside Georgia EOO Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.Position Details Position Information
Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.Classification TitleTemporary Office/ClericalFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE0.50Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary
The Washington Semester Program is a university-wide academic program for
approximately 32 undergraduates who will live, intern and study in Washington, DC.
Each fall, spring and summer term. the program seeks a program assistant who will play a vital role in the program. This position will provide an excellent opportunity to engage in research. internships and/or academic study in Washington, DC
The Program Assistant for the Washington Semester Program is a part time.
live in position in Washington. D.C. The person in this position is required to live in program housing and serves as the DC contact for emergencies and program related matters.
The Program Assistant works with students, guest speakers, alumni, and the housing provider to ensure proper program operations.Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
Bachelor’s degree preferredKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Ability to effectively respond to a crisis situation.
Effective leadership skills to work with a group of approximately 32 undergraduates.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work independently and solve problems.Physical Demands
Must be able to lift 20 poundsDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, or patient records)?NoPosting Specific Questions
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