1) The Assistant Director contributes to many aspects of program operations and takes on assigned special projects as needed.
2) The Assistant Director works on website projects that support the IGMâ™s core activities, and will work alongside the Associate Director to coordinate academic conferences and other events, as well as to host visiting scholars and others.
3) Serve as primary staff supporting the Economic Experts panel, which includes providing a contact point for panelists, working with surveys, and cleaning/storing data.
4) Provide faculty support for two to three faculty members, including maintaining calendars, travel, reimbursements, expenses, and teaching.
5) Maintain and update IGM websites, in cooperation with other IGM staff.
6) Assist in scheduling and meeting logistics for IGM events, as.. Events may range from talks by invited guests to large academic conferences.
7) Handle on-site logistics for the IGM visitors.
8) Work with data on IGM related activities to organize and store it in readily accessible ways.
9) Assist in editing IGM materials as well as faculty materials.
10) Oversee special projects, on an ad hoc basis. These projects may require a range of skills, including excellence in organizing information, project management, communication, and teamwork.
11) Support IGM directors in other activities at Booth.
1) Excellent people, interpersonal, and public contact skills.
2) Detail oriented; with strong written and verbal communication skills.
3) Strong office and organizational skills, and ability to handle (and prioritize) multiple projects simultaneously, including events.
4) Strong ability to work well independently, as well as with others, and to meet deadlines under pressure.
1) Master's degree.
1) At least two years of office experience.
2) Previous work in a university environment.
3) Experience working with faculty.
4)Experience with Qualtris and HTML.
1) High competence with MS office and its applications, especially Excel or similar spreadsheet applications.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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