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Educational Affairs Intern - EPSIP
Job Number: 2020-34720
Category: Administrative Support
Location: Worcester, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Med School
Department: School - Educational Affairs - W410100
Union Code: Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: Feb. 14, 2020

NOTE:

Complete the online application and include a short essay either in the "resume" field (the resume and essay should be uploaded as one document) or uploaded as a cover letter on your profile. Essay topic is listed below (Please include within your essay, examples from personal experience, observation, research, and or scholarship. The essay should be succinct and be your original work. It should also reflect an excellent command of English grammar, style and syntax. Maximum length 200 words.): 

Please write a short essay demonstrating your diversity competencies through life experiences and state why you would like to enroll in the program. 

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

Under general supervision of the Director or designee, the Educational Assistant performs a variety of duties in support of the Office of Educational Affairs.

This is a 10-week internship and the pay is $15/hour. The position is expected to be full-time over those 10 weeks. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in logistics coordination for OEA programs (e.g. Admissions, Student Affairs, Undergraduate Medical Education, interprofessional Center for Experiential Learning and iCELS)
  • Dispenses pertinent information and direction to students, staff, and visitors
  • Establishes, maintains, and ensures proper use of confidential files, which may include student records
  • Performs a wide variety of work, including scheduling, database management, word processing, proofreading, filing, recording information, administering tests
  • Compiles, develops, and designs reports, handbooks, newsletters, and special projects from a variety of sources
  • Assists with participant and programs evaluations

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates pursuing bachelor’s degree or recent graduates

  • Related experience preferred
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours
  • Ability to use standard office tools and software (MS-Office)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Perform a variety of administrative work involving use of independent judgment, accuracy, speed, and confidentiality
  • Proficiently operate and maintain office equipment
  • Perform work without continuous supervision and coordinate the work of others
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Ability to work in a team and meet performance deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to interact with all organizational levels; demonstrated ability to work appropriately with confidential information
  • Demonstrates the ability to utilizes independent judgment, assess priorities, and operate in a flexible manner in order to meet the dynamic needs of the department
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills
  • Demonstrates proficiency with software applications including, but not limited to: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Project and Visio

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