Program Assistant 1 (UCP 3)

University of Connecticut
  • Location
    Storrs, Connecticut
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Jan 12

Position description

The Program Assistant 1 for the Educational Leadership Department in the Neag School provides confidential support to maximize the effectiveness of the department by coordinating administrative efforts and providing professional administrative assistance. Working collaboratively with the Dean’s Office personnel, Business Services Center, faculty, professional staff and others, the Program Assistant performs a variety of entry level professional administrative support of an academic unit to ensure the effective implementation of its programs and/or activities. 

The duties of the department program assistant are established by the Department Head. The specific areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assistant to the Department Head, fiscal and business support, communications, marketing and publicity. 



  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience including one to three years’ experience in responsible administrative support position which demonstrate knowledge of administrative methods.
  2. Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
  3. Good writing skills with attention to detail.



  1. Bachelor’s degree in business related field.
  2. Experience working in a higher education setting.
  3. Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication.
  4. Experience in finance, marketing or communication.
  5. Excellent technology and computer skills including experience with Microsoft programs and PeopleSoft.

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