Office of Grants, Sponsored Contracts, and ResearchWorking Title:
Grant Program Assistant, Part-Time (18.5 per week) (Temporary Grant position ends 9/30/2023)Classification:
Grant-Funded Program Coordinator 1 - Non-exempt - S9600Nature of position:
Temporary, Part-timeDays Worked:
Flexible ScheduleHours/Shift worked:
Up to 18.5 hours/weekUnion:
SCUPA- SUA & GFPCJob Summary/Basic Function:
The Grant Program Assistant (PA) is responsible for overseeing the Digital Literacy and Workforce Development grant program. The PA will work in coordination with library staff to schedule and confirm training times, work with library and community members to recruit participants, and ensure computer and labs are adequately equipped and supported. The PA will also provide in-person instruction and guidance to program participants and supplement online course materials as needed. This position will adhere to grant reporting requirements and provide data about outcomes. The PA will coordinate with grant partners to ensure participants receive support services (childcare, transportation, tutoring, etc.) necessary for their success. This position will work in close collaboration with the Director of Workforce Development. Required Qualifications:
The grant for this position will end September 30, 2023 unless renewed.
Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 10 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,000 students to find their path.. Approximately one thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.
Annual Salary: $22.64/hour.
At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence are an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.
Preferred Qualifications:Job Description:
- Associate Degree with at least 1 year of related experience in online delivery of noncredit adult education courses or workforce training programs or the equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the duties of the job.
- Familiarity with online course navigation.
- Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
- Ability to:
- adapt quickly to changing student, employee needs.
- always maintain confidentiality and discretion.
- provide exemplary customer service.
- organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, and follow up on assignments,
- perform detailed work involving written information.
- learn new skills as needed.
- Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
- A sense of urgency and attention to deadlines and details.
- Ability to work with students of diverse cultures, racial and ethnic groups.
- Ability to work independently and in coordination with others.
- Ability to oversee and manage student workers.
- Knowledge of office procedures, policies, forms, and various office filing systems including multiple indexing.
- Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Successful interview
- Successful completion of three background checks.
- Driver’s license and willingness to travel to grant partner sites within Lancaster County.
- Coordinate computer lab times at library location.
- Create promotional materials and share via grant partners to recruit participants.
- Complete participant registrations.
- Oversee development and management of all external communications related to the grant including marketing and public relations activities, website, social media, and any publications.
- Coordinate the offering of programs at grant project sites.
- Respond to customer inquiries.
- Work collaboratively with grant project partners including the workforce development board and public libraries.
Posting Open Date:
- Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
- Ability to sit for long lengths of time.
- Extensive writing and verbal communications skills.
- Basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
- Understanding of written directions.
- Must be able to lift/pull/push up to 20 pounds.
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse.
05/25/2023Posting Close Date:
06/11/2023Special Instructions to Applicants:
Quicklink for Posting/Requisition:
- This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the SCUPA- SUA & GFPC Collective Bargaining Agreement.
- Ability to work remotely if required due to emergency university closure.
- Must maintain a valid driver’s license and ability to travel.
- Evenings and weekends are occasionally required.