Project Assistant - Temporary Part-Time (No Benefits) - 512484

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Apply nowJob no: 512484
Work type: Temporary Part-time (No benefits)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Office/Clerical Support

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 54 Hourly (non-exempt) - Minimum - $ 11.64 Midpoint - $ 15.48

Department/Organization: 204641 - Communicative Disorders

Normal Work Schedule: 16 hours weekly for 5 years

Job Summary: The Project Assistant performs assigned duties in support of a project or program.

Additional Department Summary: The Project Assistant will coordinate and organize Community Health Advisors who will assist with the provision of over-the-counter hearing aids and an aural rehabilitation program for adults living in rural counties of West Central and South Alabama.

Required Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED and two (2) years of experience; OR Bachelor's degree.

Skills and Knowledge: Collaboration/Building Relationships: Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside and outside of UA who can provide information, assistance and support to meet mutual goals and objectives.

Ethics/Integrity: Performs job duties/responsibilities in a way consistent with UA’s values and principles. Sets an example by consistently modeling high standards of performance, honesty, inclusivity and truthfulness.

Self-development: Engages in a continuous process of self-development, identifying and addressing learning and development needs to enhance own performance. This will largely be accomplished through the training program and collaborations with the principal investigator of the grant, the project manager and the audiologists.

Community Health Advisor and Study Participant Focused: Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with Community Health Advisors and study participants through listening, understanding and responding to identified needs.

Preferred Qualifications: A post-secondary certificate in a related area and experience training staff in leadership settings. Certificate in General Office Procedures.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 24 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Mar 2021 Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 2/25/2021
Application Due: 3/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time