Job: Program Assistant

Title Program Assistant
Categories Clerical
Salary $10.34/hr
Location McAllen, TX
Job Information

CONTRACT
FULL TIME | Monday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM

The Valley Scholars Program Assistant supports the Academic Excellence Programs Officer with the management of information and events relevant to the Valley Scholars Program.

Job Duties:

  • Assists with activities and development of marketing materials for annual scholarship fundraiser, A Night with the Stars.
  • Maintains database of Valley Scholars Program sponsors.
  • Prepares routine correspondence, reports, forms and other materials related to the Valley Scholars Program.
  • Reconciles assigned accounts for the Valley Scholars Program.
  • Assists with planned meeting and events for the Academic Excellence Officer
  • Coordinates the collection of student alumni information and maintains alumni database.
  • Provides assistance with special projects as deemed appropriate by the Academic Excellence Program Officer.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree required,  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • At least three (3) years of work experience in a Higher Education setting,preferred
  • Work experience with event planning, preferred.
  • Strong background in computers and office automation, including word processing, spreadsheets, database, Excel, Power Point, Access, and Windows environment.
  • Familiar with desktop publishing software including Publisher and Adobe.
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills.
  • Bilingual, English-Spanish, preferred.

*Job opportunity subject to background check and drug screening* 

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