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Program Assistant

Company: University of Southern California
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

The Department of English is seeking a Program Assistant to join the team! Providing a high level of customer service and able to work in a high pace environment. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in an academic front office setting. It is critical for the candidate to have the ability to work both collaboratively and independently, prioritize, and multitask. Additionally, the successful candidate should have strong communication and organizational skills.

ATTENTION: Applicants must upload a cover letter and a resume to be considered for this position.


  • Provides client services by responding to inquiries and requests for information regarding specific program functions.
  • Coordinates production and distribution of program materials including meeting agendas, reports, information materials, marketing materials, etc.
  • Coordinates program services and/or activities. Schedules classes, meetings and/or events. Arranges with vendors for services. Ensures satisfactory follow through on assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Coordinates program services with other offices and staff on campus. Serves as a resource for program information.
  • Provides updated presence for the department in all areas of social media, such as: Facebook and Instagram.
  • Performing other related responsibilities as requested and when necessary. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.


Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree

Preferred Experience: 2 years

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree; combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience:1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Administrative support services

Required Documents and Additional Information:

  • Resume/CV and cover letter required (may be uploaded as one file). Please do not submit your application without these documents.
  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of (5) five business days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.
  • USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six months of employment; tuition benefits for staff and their family; free Professional Development classes; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience

Minimum Field of Expertise: Administrative support services

USC 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, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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