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Program Assistant

Job ID: BH436330

Category: Administrative Assistant

Specialty: Administrative

The Program Assistant will be responsible for administratively supporting one or more established company programs that serve faculty, staff, students or executive education participants. Provides customer service to those directly served by the program as well as key clients or institutional stakeholders such as employers and corporations, research sponsors, alumni groups, government agencies, community groups, professional and scholarly societies, peer institutions and nonprofits. Responsibilities may include answering phones, providing customer service, maintaining program related data on spreadsheets, preparing program materials such as handouts, binders, nametags, and table tents. Obtains copyright permission for materials. Edits and proofreads documents. Assists with classroom and meeting room set up including AV and catering. Supports special events which may occasionally entail working early or late hours with appropriate overtime compensation.

Provides administrative and clerical support for program registration, admissions and program assessment by tabulating program evaluations and preparing summary reports. Assists with processing continuing education credits. Produces meeting or conference notes upon request. Runs errands when necessary and performs other job related duties as required to support program.

Key skills including high attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills essential, quick learner, ability to multitask and handle multiple priorities under strict deadlines and a fast paced environment, intermediate or better proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and databases. Knowledge of A/V equipment helpful. Customer service orientation essential. Some heavy lifting of program materials and classroom supplies may be required.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Boston, Massachusetts