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Social Justice Academy Program Assistant (Temporary)

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 8, 2023

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Monmouth University

Social Justice Academy Program Assistant (Temporary)

Department: School Of Education

Position Summary:
Monmouth University seeks applications for a Program Assistant for the Social Justice Academy (SJA), housed in the School of Education. The Social Justice Academy is a grant-funded initiative with an anticipated end date of June 30, 2025; therefore, the Program Assistant role is considered temporary. Information about the Social Justice Academy can be found at

The candidate would assist the Director and Assistant Director of the Social Justice Academy with the overall management of the academy. The candidate would be expected to act as a liaison between the academy, University personnel, K-12 partner districts, the grant funders (the Grunin Foundation), and other college partners at Brookdale Community College, Georgian Court University, and Ocean County College. In addition, the candidate will assist with accounts payable processes, report management, webpage and promotional assistance, event coordination, ordering of academy materials, and email and phone correspondence. Candidate must be fluent in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Drives. The candidate will serve as a critical team member in support of the overall goals of the academy.

A complete list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:

Required Skills or Software:
Basic Knowledge of MS Word 2016, Basic Knowledge of MS Excel 2016, Must be able to utilize a variety of computer software programs in order to successfully complete assigned tasks, Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately, Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment

Required Years of Experience: 1

Other Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent. One year of experience. Basic knowledge of Google Drives. Knowledge of social media platforms (e.g., Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)

Preferred Qualifications:
Understanding of and appreciation for social justice initiatives; General understanding of K-12 environments, previous experience working with accounts payable offices and overall grant oversight.

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Posting Date: 03/07/2023
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400 students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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