The School of Business at The College of New Jersey invites applicants for the position of Program Assistant. The School of Business enrolls approximately 1,200 students, with classes led by 41 full-time faculty and a selection of professional adjuncts across five academic departments. The School provides 4 degrees, including Accountancy, Economics (BS and BA), and Business Administration. The Business Administration degree offers specialties in Marketing, Management, Interdisciplinary Business, and Finance. The School of Business is AACSB accredited and adheres to high standards of teaching, research, faculty service, and student support.
The Program Assistant provides support to the needs of Chairpersons and faculty in the assigned departments. Work may include, but is not limited to assisting with course material preparation, classroom scheduling, directing students towards appropriate resources, processing adjunct contracts, managing textbook orders and vendor communication, and supporting club advisors. Program assistants also support special event planning, obtain and compile data for decision making by Department/Chairperson, track faculty research and provide updates to the Dean’s Office and Chairs. Program Assistants support all faculty search committees in their department(s) and, as needed, may supervise student workers.
Qualifications: Successful candidates must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, proficiency with MS Office, and demonstrate good judgment and discretion with regard to confidential information. Experience in higher education and knowledge of the PAWS (PeopleSoft) system will be considered preferable. Bachelor’s degree preferred.Experienced applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute required experience on a year-for-year basis (30 credit hours is considered one year of college).
This position is a New Jersey Civil Service position with the State title Program Assistant. It is aligned to the Communication Workers of America (CWA) bargaining unit. The starting salary for this position is P16 $41,230.15. Permanent appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a 4-month probationary period to access the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Salary for an internal candidate will be determined in accordance with Civil Service rules.
Applications consisting of a resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three professional references are being accepted. The application deadline is November 23, 2017. Submissions received after that date will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not been identified. References will not be contacted without the candidate's prior knowledge and consent. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
TCNJ is a highly selective, public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the residential experience for its 5,900 undergraduate students, who benefit from a 12-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of only 20 students. TCNJ is one of only five public institutions included on Barron's Profiles of American Colleges list of the 75 "Most Competitive" colleges and universities in the United States, and of those five, TCNJ is the only primarily undergraduate institution included. TCNJ's campus encompasses 289 beautiful tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, NJ, which is located between Trenton and Princeton in the historic Delaware Valley, and is convenient to Philadelphia, New York, the Jersey shore, and the Pocono Mountains.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergra...duate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.