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Program Assistant - Family Resource & Training Center (Project Position)

Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA 99004
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Eastern Washington University's, Family Resource and Training Center (FRTC) invites applications for a 12-months per year, 100% Program Assistant.

Position is located at the FRTC in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Position is 100% funded under a grant with many years of successful annual renewals; grant funded positions are considered project positions.

Under general supervision, this position will provide specialized clerical support for the FRTC; the specialized clerical tasks require knowledge and experience specific to the FRTC program. Position will provide support to off-site personnel by assisting with daily administrative office needs; provide general program information pertaining to policies, procedures and activities to participants, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and/or members of the public. Other inquiries are referred to the Director or other relevant staff member.

Screening of applications will begin May 8, 2020. All material will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted prior to candidate notification.

See Job Duties in our job posting for a more detailed description of the position's responsibilities.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Required Qualifications:
  • High school graduation or equivalent AND
  • Two years experiences full-time clerical experience.
  • Strong computer skills as described under required computer skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to support several individuals at once.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to serve as a program liaison with multiple internal and external entities.
  • Superior customer service ability including the ability to perceive needs and appropriate respond to highly diverse constituencies (students, faculty, state agencies, private practitioners, vendors, campus constituencies, administrators, etc.).
  • Ability to prioritize within a complex work environment including overlapping job requirements, multiple deadlines, projects of varying complexity and duration, and meeting the needs of multiple individuals.
  • Ability to stay focused and make progress on long term projects despite frequent interruptions by individuals and short term program needs.
  • Experience using standard office equipment including computer, print, fax, copiers, scanners, multiline telephone systems and messaging systems.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of JavaScript and website maintenance
  • Understanding of SharePoint
  • Experience with social media such as Twitter or FaceBook
  • Experience with desktop publishing software such as InDesign, Publisher, Adobe Suite
Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail

Posted: 2020-05-04 Expires: 2020-06-05

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