Requisition ID:  29757

Program/Project Assistant

Job Summary

As the Program/Project Assistant, you will assist in proposal preparation, implementation and reporting requirements for both internal and externally funded projects, including the National AgrAbility Project, Indiana AgrAbility Project, Ag Veteran Project, and LIFE Project. You will be responsible for assisting with the monitoring of both internal and external electronic communications generated by the various project websites, preparation and layout of project-related print and electronic resources, assistance with travel-related documentation, maintaining required project documentation, and coordinating of campus engagement activities such as farm shows, field days, and workshops.

What We're Looking For:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • 2 years of related experience
  • Excellent electronic communication skills, verbal skills, be able to travel to off campus events and organizational skills

Nice to Have:

  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities

What We'd Like You to Know:

  • This is a part-time (50% FTE - approx 20 hours per week) position. Benefits do apply.
  • Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position.
  • A background check is required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement:  Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply

What You'll Get in Return:

All university employees are afforded a generous benefits package, https://www.purdue.edu/hr/benewell/index.php, including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, and retirement contributions. As part of Purdue University’s expansive employee benefit package, the University is proud to offer its employees the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance by offering a tuition remission opportunity at both Purdue University and Purdue Global.


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