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Part Time - Alliance for Education, Science, Engineering and Design with Africa - Administrative Support

Company:
Penn State
Job Location:
University Park, Pennsylvania
Category:
Administrative Assistants

Job Number: REQ_0000015383



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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Department of Meteorology is seeking a person who will serve as a part-time administrative support for the Alliance for Education, Science, Engineering and Design with Africa (AESEDA). The position requires skills associated with planning and logistics, maintaining the website, organizing seminars and meeting with international colleagues. In addition, assisting in managing Memorandum of Understanding with our partners is necessary, as well as assisting with the center's funding activities.

Job Duties
  • Maintenance of AESEDA webpage and social media accounts, updated with current news and content.
  • Seminar and meeting coordination with the AESEDA leadership group.
  • Communication with international institutions including in Africa.
  • Assist with the processing of travel.
  • Assisting with annual reports for AESEDA.
  • Assist with program development.
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills.
  • Use of Microsoft office products.
  • Time, project and budget management skills.
  • Web page management skills.
  • Knowledge of, or the ability to learn about international research at Penn State and use of social media tools would be essential.

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