Advertised Summary Job Description: POSITION SUMMARY:
ICAP, a Program Assistant of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, is seeking a Program Assistant to support systems and processes for meeting country program support needs. The Program Assistant will provide program and administrative responsibilities for several countries in the ICAP portfolio
- Provide support to the Implementation Unit in the development and review of program materials and documents (program management guide, project budgets and justifications, grant applications, reports, etc.)
- Assist the Implementation Unit in processing and managing consultant, procurement, subaward contracts
- Assist with meeting logistics and administrative activities
- Perform other duties as assigned
General Minimum Qualifications: - Requires a Bachelor's degree, or equivalent; MPH or equivalent a plus
- The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a background check and drug test screening prior to a final offer of employment being made.
- To be considered for this position, please complete the master application in its entirety, including all work history and education.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: - Experience working in the field of international health or development - Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
- Experience with budget development and management
- Experience with US Government grants a plus
- Excellent attention to detail
- Strong interpersonal and cultural competency skills
- Ability to work independently and manage various tasks in a team setting on a daily basis.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.