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Program Assistant

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 16, 2024

Job Details

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Program Assistant

Working Title
Program Assistant

203410-Missouri Safety Center

Pay Rate
$15.75 Hourly



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday-Friday 7:30 am -4:30 pm
Occasional nights and weekends

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

1. Serve as the Program Assistant under the administrative guidance of the Senior Program Manager at the Highway Safety Instructional Park, to include:
* Providing administrative support for the Missouri Motorcycle Safety Program
* Providing administrative support for the staff of the Impaired Driving Countermeasures grant, the Ignition Interlock Device Program grant, the Driver Improvement Program Grant, Driving Program Grants, and other grants as received
* Providing administrative support for the Transportation Safety Program and to other MSC non-grant funded personnel and programs as needed

Education & Formal Training
High school diploma or equivalent, Education/Experience substitution (specify), Associate's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

Associate’s degree in Office administration, Business or related field is preferred. Education may be substituted for experience or if experience may be substituted for education. Note that equivalencies are based on the following: AA = 2 years’ experience; BA/BS = 4 years’ experience; MA/MS = 6 years’ experience; PhD = 8 years’ experience.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Other - Database management (e.g. Excel or Access), internet navigation, and banner knowledge preferred.


1. Two (2) years administrative support required.
2. General understanding and background in safety preferred.
3. Experience with computer databases preferred.
4. Experience with webpage management & social media preferred.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license, Missouri license required

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Missouri driver’s license must be obtained within required time frame if moving from out of state.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Ability to participate in team projects.
Ability to interpret customer inquiries and make decisions on how best to assist.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Lifting (weight) - 25 lbs

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions, Travel required

Other Special Working Conditions

Occasional overtime may be required and work on weekends due to program needs.

Ability to Keyboard

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe your level of experience with MicroSoft Excel.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents


University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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