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Program Assistant position available – Federal Work Study

Program Assistant position available – Federal Work Study needed
Fall 2017
The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) is looking for a Program Assistant to help with general office administration and the administration and planning of our Fall 2017/Spring 2018 program of events.
TCDS Program Assistants should have administrative experience and strong computer skills; will be organized and able to commit to some evening events that TCDS will organize throughout the semester. Interest and experience in Web site design/maintenance and social media is a plus.
TCDS Program Assistant responsibilities: 
Providing overall administrative assistance and support to the TCDS Program Coordinator; helping with general office administration;
Helping with planning and administration of Democracy & Diversity Institutes in Johannesburg, South Africa and Wroclaw, Poland;
Helping with planning and organization of all TCDS events at The New School, such as conferences, the TCDS lecture series, alumni round tables, information sessions, etc.;
Drafting and editing TCDS Opportunity List, a weekly newsletter for TCDS community containing information about academic and career opportunities;
Drafting and editing posts for the TCDS blog and social media;
Drafting, editing, and producing program outreach materials, such as slide-shows, presentations, information bulletins, etc.;
Helping with maintenance of mailing lists and alumni database;
Answering email inquiries from prospective applicants; corresponding with faculty, students and alumni
Other Required Skills
Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Photoshop/InDesign a plus; Interest in international programs and issues. Must have Federal Work Study award.

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