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Part-Time Administrative Assistant

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 30, 2023

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Our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff represent every state and more than 150 countries. Our internationally recognized faculty are today's thought leaders in the areas of public policy, law, the arts, communications, international development, and more. Our staff are innovative, service-oriented, and dedicated to moving the university towards achieving its strategic goals. We are committed to an excellent experience for all of our students, faculty and staff and share a passion for creating change through our knowledge and our work.

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  • Administrative Assistant, part-time (project organization, admin support).
Hours and Remuneration
  • 10-15 hours/week, at AU rate ($17/hour undergrad; $17.75/hour grad).
Duties include
  • Administrative support, including compiling policies, email lists, memo writing, meeting organization, tracking teaching, managing project and associated research.
  • General support such as organization, tracking, scheduling, communication, literature searches, data management (transcription, compilation, data cleaning, basic content analysis, software use), survey design, data collection, and reporting.
  • Preferred candidates will be enrolled in a graduate program (Ph.D., MA, MBA, MPA) or undergraduate program in the social sciences, education, business, policy, or a related field. Candidates must be computer-literate, have excellent skills in web research, organizing, communication, proficiency in English, and writing.
  • Special consideration will be given for demonstrated organizational skills and policy writing.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the USA to be considered.
  • Employment is through the Kogod School of Business, American University.
Other Details
  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check.
  • Employees in staff positions at American University must deliver their services to the university from either the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia, or perform work on-site at the university.
  • Please note this job announcement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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