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Program Assistant

Eastern Washington University
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814
  • Job Code
    113301813

Working Title Program Assistant - Family Resource & Training Center

Job Summary

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

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.

Position reports directly to the Supervisor at FRTC. Position is located at the FRTC in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

Screening of applications will begin September 9, 2019. All material will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted prior to candidate notification.

See Job Duties section for 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.



Diversity Statement

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.



Physical Demands

None anticipated.

Essential Functions Analysis forms (“EFA”) describe the physical and mental demands associated with our positions. You may access this document at the link provided below:
EFA for the FRTC Program Assistant Position

<br /><strong>Working Title</strong> Program Assistant - Family Resource & Training Center<br /><br /><strong>Job Summary</strong> <p>Eastern Washington University's, Family Resource and Training Center (<span class="caps">FRTC</span>) invites applications for a 12-months per year, 100% Program Assistant.</p> <p>Under general supervision, this position will provide specialized clerical support for the <span class="caps">FRTC</span>; the specialized clerical tasks require knowledge and experience specific to the <span class="caps">FRTC</span> 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.</p> <p>Position reports directly to the Supervisor at <span class="caps">FRTC</span>. <strong><em>Position is located at the <span class="caps">FRTC</span> in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.</em></strong></p> <p>Screening of applications will begin September 9, 2019. All material will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted prior to candidate notification.</p> <p><strong><em>See Job Duties section for detailed description of the position's responsibilities.</em></strong></p> <br /><br /><strong>About Eastern Washington University</strong> <p>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.</p> <br /><br /><strong>Diversity Statement</strong> <p>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.</p> <br /><br /><strong>Conditions of Employment</strong> <p>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.</p> <br /><br /><strong>Physical Demands</strong> <p>None anticipated.</p> <p>Essential Functions Analysis forms (EFA) describe the physical and mental demands associated with our positions. You may access this document at the link provided below:<br /><a href="https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/hr/documents/64868/view?signature=BAh7CDoKY2xhc3NJIg9TM0RvY3VtZW50BjoGRUY6B2lkaQJk/ToJdGltZUl1OglUaW1lDbLfHYBjvpZDCjoNbmFub19udW1pAnMBOg1uYW5vX2RlbmkGOg1zdWJtaWNybyIHNxA6C29mZnNldGkAOgl6b25lSSIIVVRDBjsGRg%3D%3D--7321a77266bba43cd3e5eaada0d9630a4a9c1abc"><span class="caps">EFA</span> for the <span class="caps">FRTC</span> Program Assistant Position</a></p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/6e77z6HzaDnLc8lwC5Zda"> <br/><br/><strong>Required Qualifications</strong>: <ul> <li>High school graduation or equivalent <span class="caps">AND</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li>Two years experiences full-time clerical experience.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Strong computer skills as described under required computer skills.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Strong written and verbal communication skills.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Strong organizational skills including the ability to support several individuals at once.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to serve as a program liaison with multiple internal and external entities.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>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.).</li> </ul> <ul> <li>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.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Ability to stay focused and make progress on long term projects despite frequent interruptions by individuals and short term program needs.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience using standard office equipment including computer, print, fax, copiers, scanners, multiline telephone systems and messaging systems.</li> </ul> <p>Note: each of the Position Specific Requirements (<span class="caps">PSR</span>) defined above requires two years work experience involving the functions/abilities described above. This experience can come from one or more positions, as long as you offer at least one year full time qualifying work experience in <span class="caps">EACH</span> <span class="caps">AND</span> <span class="caps">ALL</span> of the PSRs defined above.</p> <br /><br /><strong>Preferred Qualifications</strong>: <ul> <li>Knowledge of JavaScript and website maintenance</li> <li>Understanding of SharePoint</li> <li>Experience with social media such as Twitter or FaceBook</li> <li>Experience with desktop publishing software such as InDesign, Publisher, Adobe Suite</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>Other Skills and Abilities</strong>: <ul> <li>Flexibility</li> <li>Collaboration</li> <li>Communication</li> <li>Teamwork</li> <li>Time Management</li> <li>Attention to Detail</li> </ul> <br /><br /><br /><br /><p>PI113301813</p>

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Posted: 2019-08-30 Expires: 2019-09-30

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