Program Associate

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Admin Support Associate - Journey

Working Title:

Program Associate

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$20,349 - $25,589; prorated salary range for .625 FTE/25 hours per week

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Part-Time Time-Limited

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

3 years

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Department Name and Number:

Slavic Eur E Europ Stds Ctr-313700

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Administrative/Clerical Support

Department Description:

Founded in 1991, the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) is one of the oldest area studies centers at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. The center plays a critical role in meeting the university’s internationalization objectives and bolstering its global reach through instruction, curriculum development, exchanges, teacher training, conferences, and public outreach. With over 40 affiliate faculty members, the center is home to the REEES Concentration in Global Studies MA Program and serves as the hub on campus for graduate and undergraduate students interested in Russia, East Europe, and Eurasia. In addition, the Center is the administrative home of the new UNC Russian Flagship Program. This federally funded initiative supports undergraduate students of all majors to attain a professional level of proficiency in Russian through intensive language study at Carolina and abroad, individualized tutoring, internships, and co-curricular activities.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

The Program Associate in the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) provides administrative and logistical support to implement core Center programs. The duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Work with CSEEES staff, faculty, and student organizations to organize and implement year-around programming
- Coordinate and plan Center sponsored events on campus
- Provide on-site event support (coordinate bookings, catering, setting up event space)
- Help plan and coordinate outreach and student recruitment activities on and off-campus
- Draft and design program communication (in-print and digital)
- Distribute communications through Center listservs and social media
- Assist with data collection and report writing

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

- Excellent oral and written communication, proofreading, and editing skills.
- Professional experience in organizing events and supporting program implementation.
- Proven ability to work as a team member as well as independently.
- Excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Academic training in Russian Studies.
- Experience developing and writing social media campaigns.
- Experience working with college students.
- Ability to interact with diverse personalities including faculty, staff, K-12 educators, representatives of government agencies, and the general public.

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Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time