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Skills Institutes Program Assistant

Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


This 10 hr/week PT position supports the Skills Institutes in the School of International Service. These weekend courses are aimed at providing graduate students in international affairs with in-demand skills. Responsibilities include:

1. Faculty Support – the incumbent supports Skills Institute faculty during, and prior to, instruction of the course.

2. Student Support – the incumbent supports students in Skills Institutes by trouble-shooting technological issues and other access challenges.

3. Program Assessment – complementing the AU-wide SETs, the incumbent surveys students and analyze the data that these surveys produce.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • 10 hours\weekly
  • This position requires the majority of work hours to be completed in the weekend (Sat, Sun).

Required Education and Experience

  • Previous experience in working with events, professional communications, and/or research and evaluation.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in international affairs or education. Experience working in higher education. Demonstrated interest in experiential education.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC