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Academic and Special Projects Assistant

IFSA-Butler is seeking an Academic and Special Projects Assistant. This position reports to the Associate Director, Academic and Special Projects and is responsible for providing support for academic integration initiatives on behalf of our partner institutions. The assistant also supports special projects and initiatives as needed by the president and provides assistance to the Board of Trustees.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Research and Conduct Academic Integration Initiatives (75%)

  • Assist with academic projects and course equivalency requests.
  • Research foreign partner course offerings and document information to share results with campus constituents.

Provide support for special projects and initiatives (15%)

  • Assist with research, data entry and analysis, and reporting for a wide range of projects. Draft correspondence, reports, and presentations as needed.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Liaise directly with the Board of Trustees (10%)

  • Organize arrangements for Board of Trustee meetings including guest rooms, meeting space, restaurant reservations, equipment needs and reimbursements.

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years of experience in an office or administrative setting preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Professional demeanor and excellent customer service skills required.
  • Must be able to multi-task with accuracy and strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication, research and database management skills needed.
  • Must be creative and flexible.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Study abroad experience preferred.
  • Spanish language skills a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and contact information for three references to Director of Human Resources Mary Georgantes. Please reference “Academic & Special Projects Assistant” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 
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