The Center for Future Educators (CFE) at The College of New Jersey was established in 2010 to recruit high school and middle school students to consider teaching as a future career. In support of the mission, we invite applications for a Program Assistant. The Program Assistant is a valuable staff member, providing direct support to the Executive Director of CFE.
This self-motivated, independent staff member ensures that the Center is operating professionally and that administrative and program tasks occur with accuracy and timeliness. The Program Assistant serves several types of customers including participants in the New Jersey Future Educators Association, Tomorrow's Teachers Training, and Urban Teacher Academy, as well as students, teachers, and parent external inquirers. The Program Assistant is a team player, working with the Executive Director to ensure efficient and effective programs.
The successful candidate will be responsible for professionally managing the office with minimal supervision, collaborating across all programs to support our aspiring-teacher initiative. The duties include developing marketing materials and informational publications; a quarterly newsletter; updating the CFE website; managing social media accounts; and preparing promotional materials for events. Additionally, the Program Assistant has strong analytical skills, can perform complex project management tasks, and solves problems as they arise.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required. The candidate must have experience working in or managing a professional office environment. Additional requirements include knowledge of modern office practices, strong computer literacy, including web-based applications. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel are required; knowledge of PowerPoint and Publisher are a plus. Additionally, the successful candidate will have the ability and aptitude to learn how to use TCNJ's enterprise systems, including Google Drives, Gmail, Concur, as well as other specialized applications.
To apply, send an electronic application that includes three items: 1) a cover letter, 2) a resume, and 3) names of three references who can speak to recent work experiences. A final offer letter of employment will be contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation.
Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its 6,500 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron's 75 "Most Competitive" American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in nursing, education, and English. In 2006, TCNJ was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter-an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools-Arts& Communication; Business; Culture and Society; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of NYC and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative-Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.