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Skills Institutes Program Assistant (Student)

American University
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 16, 2024

American University is a student-centered research institution located in Washington, DC, with highly-ranked schools and colleges, internationally-renowned faculty, and a reputation for creating meaningful change in the world. Learn more about American University .


School of International Service

Time Type:

Part time

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This 10 hr/week part-time position supports the Skills Institutes in the School of International Service. These weekend courses are aimed at providing graduate students in international affairs with in-demand skills. More information about Skills Institutes can be found here:

Responsibilities include:
  • Faculty Support – the incumbent supports Skills Institute faculty during, and prior to, instruction of the course.

  • Student Support – the incumbent supports students in Skills Institutes by troubleshooting technological issues and other access challenges.

  • Program Assessment – complementing the AU-wide SETs, the incumbent surveys students and analyzes the data that these surveys produce.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Previous experience in working with events, professional communications, and/or research and evaluation.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in international affairs or education. Experience working in higher education. Demonstrated interest in experiential education.

Additional Information:
  • This position requires regular weekend (Sat, Sun) work.

Work Study:


Other Details
  • This position is available only to enrolled American University students.

  • 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.

  • American University is an E-Verify employer.

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