The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a LEO Program Assistant.
Applications will be accepted until 6/1/2019.
LEO is looking for a proactive, detail-oriented team player who desires to be a part of solving one of the
most critical issues our nation faces todaypoverty. The Program Assistant will be responsible for
administrative support, event management, recruiting and hiring support, calendar management, and
materials and mailings. Who we are:
The Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) is a research center at the University of Notre
Dame dedicated to reducing poverty and improving lives in the United States through evidence-based
programs and policies. Who we need:
We are looking for someone who wants to change the face of poverty in our country and believes that
impacting poverty is possible. The Program Assistant's top priorities will be:
Administrative support: Provide essential administrative support to LEO's Associate Director of
Administration and other members of LEO's leadership team to ensure efficiency in our office.
For example, coordinate and book travel, prepare expense reports, and order and organize
Event management: Coordinate logistics for all LEO events, for example, LEO Board meetings,
donor-focused events, and partnership-building events. Proactively manage details regarding
scheduling, venue, food, AV, travel, lodging, and materials.
Recruiting and hiring support: Provide key administrative support for LEO's recruiting and hiring
efforts. Schedule interviews, coordinate campus visits, organize career fair representation, and
coordinate onboarding logistics for all new employees.
Calendar management: Manage calendars of LEO's Associate Director of Administration and
LEO's Managing Director. Schedule meetings with internal and external partners. Coordinate
meeting space and remote connection, as applicable.
Materials and mailings: Support administrative needs related to LEO's materials and mailings,
to be shared with supporters and partners. Make revisions and updates to documents, including
minimal design work in InDesign and Photo Shop. Print, copy, and assemble materials for
internal and external distribution. Maintain and update LEO contact list for print and electronic
Minimum Qualifications: A deep commitment to the mission of both LEO and the University is necessary. Associates degree or some university courses and equivalent work experience Two or more years of work experience required Proficient in Microsoft suite and Google applications (Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs). Ability to learn web design. Ability to learn online project management system used by LEO. Highly organized with ability to juggle multiple demands simultaneously Strong written and oral communication skills Self-directed, with willingness to take initiative
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working within a University setting is preferred Experience providing administrative support to a dynamic team is preferred Proven resourcefulness and independence Ability to work on and with a dynamic team
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S19360. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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