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CIERA Program Assistant: Information Coordinator/Director’s Assistant – Applications Closed

Deadline: 12:00am, April 30, 2020

CIERA is looking for a new Information Coordinator/Director’s Assistant!
This position provides both overall program support for the Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics ( as well as direct administrative support for the Center Director. Responsibilities for overall CIERA support include day-to-day management of CIERA’s general communications, website, office space, and room and event support. Responsibilities as the Director’s Assistant include managing the Director’s calendar, coordination of travel, assistance with correspondence and drafting of various documents, and maintaining the Director’s individual professional website.
Minimum Qualifications/Competencies
  • A high school diploma or its equivalent and 2 years of administrative support experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email software.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills; ability to write and speak clearly, and keep others informed.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and multi-task, including ability to respond to emergent deadlines with fast turnaround times.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service attitude: being helpful, positive, respectful, approachable, and team oriented.

Job ID: 38317
Job Title: Program Assistant 2
Grade: NEX 10
Location: Evanston
School: Office for Research

To apply
To view the full job description and apply, please visit the following links. You may also reach out to Kari Frank at with any questions.