Program Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number temp hourly65P
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Classification Title
Working Title Program Assistant
Department Educational Outreach Programs
Salary Range $8.25-$15.00 depending on experience
Posting Information

This position will assist with summer programming in the division of Educational Outreach as well as general office needs including: data entry, assisting with conference/camp registrations and other errands. Often serves as primary contact for program participants. Position requires some evening and weekend hours.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

This position must possess excellent communication and customer service skills. Familiarity with various office software and willingness to learn new programs as needed. Must possess valid driver’s license. Position must also be able to make quick and independent decisions. Must be comfortable working with diverse populations. Professional appearance and demeanor is a must.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience in an office setting and with camps is preferred.

Posting Text

Open Date 04/20/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must apply online.


Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department directly if selected for interview.

Please Note: Temporary employees are paid bi-weekly on an hourly basis and do not receive benefits.


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

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Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

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