Assist with Project Management

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$15 - $25 USD / hour
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Project Description

The Project Assistant will report to the Manager, Faculty and Academic Appointments and will also work with other members of the Office of the Provost. We seek a bright and dependable individual who is attentive to detail and willing to build skills on the job. The ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude, be willing to learn a complicated appointment process and to take on routine tasks with a can-do attitude and a high level of commitment. There is room for the growth of responsibilities over time, but initial responsibilities will include:

- Understand the academic appointment process at the University of Chicago in order to handle standard administrative tasks in a highly complex environment

- Under direct supervision, manage all aspects of small projects or phases of a larger project

- Maintain appointment calendar and schedule meetings, conferences, and special events

- Maintain the filing system for central files

- Respond to phone calls and email as assigned

- Communicate regular updates to Manager, Faculty and Academic Appointments regarding the status of specific projects

- Organize and archive files as directed

- Handle routine tasks in Workday, the University's HR/Payroll information system

- Perform some clerical duties such as: making copies, sending faxes, sending correspondence and packages

- Learn new systems as needs arise

- Other duties as assigned.

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