Program Assistant, Global Gender Program

Washington D.C., United States
Jun 17, 2014
Job Location 1957 E Street - 1957 E St NW - FB0126
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: Elliott School of International Affairs (ESIA)

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Administrative/Professional
Posting Number: Staff - 003529
Working Title: Program Assistant, Global Gender Program
Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 5:30PM
Total Hours Per Week: 20
Pay Grade: 11
Recruitment Salary Range: $15.97
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 06/16/2014
Job Close Date: 06/19/2014
Open Until Filled: No
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Job Description Summary:

The Global Gender Program requires an assistant to help manage and implement all aspects of the Global Gender Program’s exciting and evolving activities. Duties include organizing conferences, panel discussions, and events; writing for and maintaining GGP's blog, Twitter, and Facebook accounts; overseeing long-term projects; scheduling; administrative support; and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree, or higher, in an appropriate area of specialization plus 0-2 years of appropriate experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience working in an office or academic setting. Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines with little supervision.

Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills with a high degree of professionalism.

Demonstrated interest in global women's and gender issues.

Basic knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Word Press).

Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and mail merges; email and web searches.

Willingness to occasionally work irregular hours (some evenings or a weekend).

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Plan, organize, coordinate, promote, manage, and publicize events and meetings.

  • Maintain and update social media.

  • Keep track of finances including reimbursement requests, invoicing, and honoraria.

  • Assist in coordinating, writing, and editing publications including annual reports, brochures, pamphlets, newsletters, and other materials.

  • Collaborate with technology staff to update content information on website.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.PI79359535