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Vacancy for Program Assistant at Northwestern University

Vacancy for Program Assistant at Northwestern University

Country: USA
City: Evanstone
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Apply for the Vacancy for Program Assistant at Northwestern University. The category of the position is  Administrative Assistants.

Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant 3 for the McCormick (McC) Office of Administration, Finance, Facilities & Planning (AFF&P) coordinates administrative processes & prioritizes, directs, and resolves business tasks in support of the school’s operational excellence.


Documents & Databases:

  • Independently responds to & composes correspondence.
  • Additionally, creates & maintains standard spreadsheets &/or databases.
  • Prepares queries, reports, statistics, tables, charts, etc. based on information compiled from various sources.
  • Also, determines format, elements, trends, etc.


  • Maintains websites &/or blogs.
  • Likewise, creates new web pages.
  • Updates standard information/data within the application’s content management program.


  • Approves appropriate AFF&P/Department/Program expenses, purchases & reimbursements per budget.
  • Also, creates & maintains financial records.
  • Prepares forms.
  • Also, manages payroll-funding entries.
  • Likewise, processes & reconciles expenses, accounting transfers, &/or appropriation changes.
  • Furthermore, updates financial transaction spreadsheets & databases.
  • Generates summary reports & statistics.


  • Manages calendar – supervisor’s &/or dept.
  • Also, coordinates travel arrangements.
  • Furthermore, organizes & coordinates meetings and events that may include creating timelines.
  • Likewise, collects agenda items & background materials.

Qualifications for Vacancy for Program Assistant

  • A high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Also, 4 years of administrative support or other relevant experience in an office setting required.

Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)

  • Advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and PowerPoint is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of relevant experience.
  • Likewise, previous experience in a university setting and/or customer service.
  • Furthermore, knowledgeable about PeopleSoft, Cascade, Cognos, and/or Excel.


Northwestern University is a private research university in Evanston, Illinois. It was founded in 1851 by nine men whose goal was to establish a university that would serve the former Northwest Territory.

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Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline12 September,2020
Company NameNorthwestern University



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