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Program Assistant II - School of Dentistry at West Virginia University

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia

Job Description:

The Office of Admissions, Recruitment and Access in the School of Dentistry is seeking applications for a temporary Program Assistant II. This position will assist with dental admission programs, dental student recruitment and graduate/postdoctoral admissions.


In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:

  • Coordinate all logistical details of dental student recruitment and retention programs.

  • Arrange meetings, including scheduling rooms, catering, audio/visual needs and program announcements.

  • Manage phone line for dental student recruitment and graduate program admissions and assist with managing dental student admissions phone line.

  • Exercise continuous attention to clerical and administrative aspects of the office.

  • Receive and screen visitors to the office as appropriate.

  • Assist in the coordination of special projects from their inception to implementation.

  • Attend meetings and develop meeting minutes.

  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations, data tables, graphs and reports.

  • Maintain dental student recruitment electronic database.

Length of Assignment: Approximately 3 months

Pay Grade: 13

  • Associates degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • One (1) year of experience in the following:

    • Office experience in higher education

    • Word processing/computer/web-base data experience

    • Experience working with diverse groups (preferably students)

  • Communications skills

  • Ability to multi-task effectively and meet deadlines

  • Skills in the use and operation of a personal computer, including use of word processing and database software