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Project Assistant of Title III-F, HSI STEM Grant

Employer
Dominican University
Location
River Forest, Illinois

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Employment Type
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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TITLE: Project Assistant of Title III-F, HSI STEM grant

FLSA STATUS: Hourly

DEPARTMENT: Title III, HSI STEM

REPORTS TO: Activity Director, Title III-F HSI STEM project

HOURS: Part-time (20 hours)

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE//POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide administrative support to the Title III-F team to benefit efficient project management. Assist the Title III team in record-keeping, project implementation, budget monitoring, and other related duties.

 

EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL DOMINICAN EMPLOYEES:

To support the University's mission of preparing students to pursue truth, to give compassionate service, and to participate in the creation of a more just and humane world.

 

ABOUT DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY

Dominican University is a Catholic, comprehensive teaching university located in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago, with an enrollment of nearly 3,200 students. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution, with 37% of undergraduates first generation in college, 69% female, 61% Hispanic of Any Race, and 5% Black/African-American. Dominican University’s mission, in part, is to prepare students to participate in the creation of a more just and humane world. Toward that end, the university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. For more information about Dominican University, see www.dom.edu.

 

Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We look forward to a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

 

JOB COMPONENTS//PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Support the Project Director, the Activity Director, and other project stakeholders in the management and implementation of the project.
  2. Assist with management of record keeping/organization; communications (email and regular correspondence); appointment scheduling; and meeting agendas, preparation, and minutes.
  3. Support the Title III-F events, and external affairs.
  4. Perform other duties as requested, delegated, or assigned.

Qualifications: 

Required knowledge, skills, abilities

  • Bilingual: Spanish and English
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multitask and prioritize work effectively
  • Highly proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Excel
  • Administrative experience in budget set-up and tracking
  • Excellent written skills to record meeting notes, draft reports, and design PowerPoint presentations
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to engage in simple research tasks
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Teamwork, creativity, professionalism, and positive attitude
  • Capacity to develop excellent working relationships with key offices across the University, faculty, and students, especially students of diverse backgrounds and languages

Education & Experience

  • Associates degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in higher education especially regarding issues related to student persistence and completion, transfer and articulation, low-income, and first-generation college populations
  • Experience as an Administrative/Clerical Assistant desirable

Offer will be pending a background screening

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