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Project Staff Assistant

Monday, November 18, 2019 10:27 AM | Anonymous

Job Title: Project Staff Assistant
Job ID:    R19-65
Location:    Rockefeller College
Full/Part Time:     Full time

The Professional Development Program (PDP) of the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College seeks a service-minded individual who is committed to performing high-quality work to fill a Project Staff Assistant position in Albany, NY.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Review Educational Incentive Program and Quality Scholars applications to determine eligibility and issue scholarship awards when applicable. The position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
⦁    Complete a detailed review of EIP and Quality Scholars scholarship applications for compliance with all program requirements and process applications accordingly pursuant to that review.
⦁    Review courses on EIP and Quality Scholars applications to ensure they clearly reflect the subject areas required by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services regulations.
⦁    Use effective interviewing skills and critical thinking to obtain clarification and additional information from applicants and training organizations.
⦁    Issue EIP and Quality Scholars awards to eligible applicants.
⦁    Monitor training organization submissions of required course materials for quality assurance.
⦁    Follow-up with training organizations regarding material submissions by phone, email and mail.
⦁    Assist in the continued development of EIP and Quality Scholars operating procedures.
⦁    Assist in the development of EIP and Quality Scholars program materials.
⦁    Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
⦁    Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization in Business, Public Administration, Education or related field.
⦁    A minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
⦁    Excellent communication (interpersonal, written, and verbal), customer service, and telephone skills.
⦁    Exceptional organizational skills including the ability to complete tasks with a strong attention to detail.
⦁    Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations
⦁    Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access).
⦁    Ability to maintain confidentiality.
⦁    Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1)    Fluency in Spanish
2)    Familiarity or experience working with the Educational Incentive Program.
3)    Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.

COMPENSATION: Salary is expected to be in the Mid $40s  

FLSA:  Exempt

BENEFITS:  The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

HOW TO APPLY:
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application. 
To apply go to   http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=118219
Applicants may also visit our website at www.pdp.albany.edu for more information.

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex,  (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.


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