Staff Assistant - Child Study and Human Development, School of Arts and Sciences - (21001581)
The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development is a multi-disciplinary community dedicated to serving children and their families. The Department oversees an undergraduate major in child development, master's programs in applied child development and teacher preparation, and a Ph.D. program in Applied Child Development. It also oversees a laboratory school for young children. The Department is a major research center, with faculty overseeing a variety of research projects having to do with applied issues.
Under limited supervision, the Staff Assistant performs complex and diverse duties for the department and serves as a source of information and problem solving for students, faculty, staff and other constituents. Provide general guidance and explanation of departmental policies and procedures and may communicate on behalf of manager(s) to explain or disseminate information. The Staff Assistant will also provide administrative support including organizing files systems for office, coordinating meetings and travel arrangements, as well as producing, proofreading and editing complex reports, documents and spreadsheets. Monitors, tracks expenditures, resolves problems and reports on department budget and/or grants. Coordinate planning and logistics for meetings and special events including design of marketing and publicity materials, tracking responses, working with speakers on materials and set up. May also coordinate department projects or programs, which may entail assisting with development of materials and brochures, updating web information and assisting with content and design.
Knowledge and experience typically acquired by:
Typically requires a high school diploma/GED and 2-4 years of administrative experience OR college degree with 1-3 years' experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including word processing, editing, graphics, spreadsheet and database knowledge.
Bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administrative Support
Organization: Child Development - A&S
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 16, 2021, 4:00:30 PM
Internal Number: 21001581
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