Website South Dakota State University

Deadline:  Open till filled, first consideration 12/02/2020

Salary Range CG GH: $16.89- $20.25/hour depending on qualifications, plus benefits

12 months, 100% time

SDSU ranked the #2 Best Employer in the State of South Dakota by Forbes. We’re seeking an individual with exceptional ability to document and communicate information and data in reports, attention to detail, organizational, interpersonal skills to join our team as a Program Assistant I.

Job Responsibilities: Provide high-level administrative and professional support to the Ness School of Management and Economics. Responsibilities include assisting the director and associate director with program processes, accreditation reporting and data management, serving as the school liaison with college and university administration, alumni, donors and industry stakeholders, and academic support.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of: 

MS Office Products – Excel and PowerPoint are essential to this position
Database development and maintenance
Academic curriculum, courses, and forms
Event and activity coordination

Skill & Ability to:   

Gather and present data in tabular and graphical format
Effectively communicate information both in a written and verbal manner
Use IT tools such as Banner, Student Banner, Box, DocuSign, Doodle, Zoom/GoToMeeting
Display strong attention to detail
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, alumni, donors, and stakeholders
Learn and interpret University policies and procedures
Train and provide guidance to student workers

Comments:  SDSU is a tobacco free environment. It is the policy of the University to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to South Dakota State University’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Benefits:  SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance. 

Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit   [EE9229 – 11041] Posting #:CSA00902P                                                                                                                                                    

South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to  SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities.  Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact:  Michelle Johnson, Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance & Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.   

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