Washington Semester Program Assistant
Washington Semester Program AssistantDepartment:
VP 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.Employment Type:
EmployeeAdditional Schedule Information:
Monday – Friday 8am-12pm
Part-Time Position (20 hours per week)
$17.308 per hourAnticipated Start Date:
11/13/2020Open Until Filled:
YesLocation of Vacancy:
Outside AthensEOO 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).Duties/Responsibilities:
Reside with the undergraduate students in Delta Hall, and ensure a positive living environment.Percentage of time:
Serve as the primary contact for and respond appropriately to emergencies.Percentage of time:
Assist in the coordination of weekly seminars and program events.Percentage of time:
Attend various meetings with program leadership and DC-based constituents.Percentage of time:
Coordinate residential check in and check out processes.Percentage of time:
Assist with all program orientation and training activities.Percentage of time:
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 will 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.Knowledge, 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:
Lift up to 20 poundsIs this a Position of Trust?:
NoDoes 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, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):