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Program Assistant

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
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Program Assistant

Job Title
Program Assistant

Texas A&M International University

Center For The Study Of Western Hemispheric Trade

Proposed Minimum Salary
$14.53 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Program Assistant, under general supervision, provides standard program support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists in the coordination of assigned program.
  • Assists with committee meetings and materials.
  • Tracks and monitors program budget.
  • Researches and recommends changes to existing programs.
  • Assists with proposal development.
  • Purchases program materials.
  • Prepares program correspondence.
  • Assists in coordinating logistics and travel for program seminars, workshops, orientations and other special events.
  • Creates, establishes and maintains program files, databases, correspondence and program materials.
  • Serves a first point of contact for program information and coordinates responses to requests for program information.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Assists with the management of The International Trade Journal (ITJ) including, but not limited to, the processing of new submissions, editing of manuscripts, and preparation of files to be sent to the publisher.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Communications, or related field.
  • Experience - No experience required.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Education - Master's degree Business Administration, Communications, or related field.
  • Experience - Two or more years of related experience.
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Knowledge and Abilities

  • General office practices and procedures.
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and Adobe programs.
  • Academic research and publishing processes.
  • Strong administrative, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Plan and organize work, as well as attend to detail.
  • Work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills.
  • Speak, read, and write in Spanish (bilingual - English and Spanish).
Professional Certification of License - None

Physical Requirements - None

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision Received/Given

This position generally does not supervise employees.


Other Requirements
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.
Salary: $14.53/hourly

First review of applications will be May 5, 2022

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 professional references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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