Part-time, 10 hours per work casual position, no benefits
The Summer Experience Program Assistant assists in the coordination and management of the Center for Community Engagement's summer experience programs (internships, off campus research, independent projects, and creative work). The program assistant supports an emerging group working to reimagine summer experiences so they are more equitable. This work includes establishing new goals, policies, procedures, and activities related to summer experiences.
The program assistant takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
- Updates information in the summer experience database
- Researches other centers and programs
- Maintains contact with students and site supervisors
- Drafts transition materials
- Supports other CCE programming
- Manages the application review process
- Coaches students and troubleshoots problems
- Bachelor's Degree
- A valid driver's license and successful credentialing is required in order to operate College vehicles
- Knowledge of community-community based learning, summer internships and higher education
- Commitment to supporting a diverse student community
- Demonstrated ability to manage, advise, and mentor students
- Experience using social media, especially Instagram and Facebook
- Experience planning and implementing reflection activities
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively
- Strong organizational, time management, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills
- Project and task management experience
- Proficiency with Google Apps, Microsoft Office and Adobe
- Proficiency creating, administering and analyzing assessments using Qualtrics and Excel
- Some Master's Level coursework
Interestedcandidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (e-mail and/or telephone number) for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.
About Amherst College
Amherst College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of approximately 35,000 residents in the western part of the state. The college's community is composed of about1,800 students from 48 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and 54 countries around the world, and about 1,000 staff and faculty. The college's scenic 1,000-acre campus includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary and the Book & Plow Farm ; three museums: Emily Dickinson Museum , Beneski Museum of Natural History and Mead Art Museum ; and multiple educational and cultural venues and resources through the Five College Consortium. The town of Amherst offers an amazing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, and a very active outdoor life. Our vibrant campus, diverse community and beautiful surrounding, makes Amherst College and the Town of Amherst the perfect place to work, learn and live!
Statement of Non-discrimination
Amherst College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs and activities on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, military service, or any other characteristic or class protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Amherst College complies with all state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Inquiries should be addressed to the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer , Amherst College, P.O. Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000.
Location/Region: Amherst, MA (US - 01002)