The Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures seeks a Program Assistant to join its team.Â This individual primarily serves as principle administrator for the Basic Language Program (BLP), overseeing matters having to do with teaching faculty, including confidential and sensitive information, and executing many of the daily administrative tasks that make the program run. The ideal candidate will be able to multi-task in a high-energy environment, producing results while maintaining a pleasant, professional demeanor.
Full audit of Fall and spring course packets.
Midterm and final exam preparation for language courses.
Receipt and preparation of some faculty position dossiers.
Oversee, organize, monitor, and expedite the work flow within the BLP.
Assist with Overseas programs that teaching faculty direct.
Preparation of syllabi before duplicating.
Enter staffing into the schedule of classes: university (SIS) andinternal Dornsife College.
Assist with faculty affairs (recruitment, review, promotions, and merit evaluations).
Assist teaching faculty with their reimbursement and other financial activities.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Communication â written and oral skills; working knowledge of Spanish language strongly preferred.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education. Minimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience. Minimum Field of Expertise: Administrative support services.
Preferred Experience: 2 Years
Preferred Field of Expertise: Administrative support or program support services in directly related field.
Required Documents and Additional Information:
Resume and cover letter required (may be uploaded as one file). Please do not submit your application without these documents.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of (5) five business days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.
USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six months of employment; tuition benefits for staff and their family; free Professional Development classes; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Administrative support services
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