Position: Temporary Full-time Program Assistant
Hours: This is a full-time position (40 hours per week/ 8:00am-5:00pm / M-F)
Pay: $15.50 per hour
Approximate start date: ASAP
Approximate end date: TBD
Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Full-time Program Assistant for the Chicago campus.
Temporary Job Description:
The temporary Program Assistant position provides standard and routine clerical and administrative support, which may include the following:
Assist with admissions screening for the Medical Science Training Program (MSTP) area; assist MSTP Director
Processes accounts payables and/or receivables; verifies income and/or expense; resolves discrepancies and over/under budget problems, etc. May enter, track, and maintain documentation and logs of financial transactions ensuring that charges have posted to appropriate accounts. May assist with reconciliation of accounts; reviewing budget statements, investigating and resolving discrepancies and preparation of budget reports and spreadsheets.
Provides information via phone, e-mail, mail, etc.
A high school diploma or its equivalent along with 2 years of administrative support experience is required. (Bachelor's degree preferred)
Intermediate knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and database software programs is required.
Strong writing skills;
High level of organizational skills and attention to detail;
Diligent and can work independently;
Experience working with confidential information;
Flexibility, adaptability in a fast paced environment.
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a temporary opportunity at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal development.
Date Posted: 7/25/2016
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.