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Programming Assistant - IE

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Position Information

Working Title Programming Assistant - IE
Posting Number J1063
Position Type Institutional Employment
Position Status Part Time
College/Division Academic Development
Department 100580 - Center for Faculty Innovation
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount 10.00

Position Summary Information

General Information

Join a diverse and collaborative team that that supports the professional development of JMU faculty. The Center for Faculty Innovation enhances the development of faculty members in the areas of teaching, scholarship/research, career planning, and academic culture. We are seeking a student that is ready to grow his/her professional skills in the areas of event management, program delivery, and data collection and research. The ideal candidate will have creative skills that contribute to the design, delivery, and evaluation of programming and assist the Operations team in the development of our marketing and social media presence to the JMU campus and nationwide.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with small and large scale events hosted by the CFI (manage participant registration, provide support to program facilitators, assist with set up and breakdown of rooms); provide administrative support to professional staff by collecting, filing, and recording monthly financial data; manage data collection for select programs; assist assessment coordinator with report design and research; copy, file, and scan as necessary. Assist staff with research projects as necessary. Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Intermediate Excel user with basic knowledge of statistics (demonstration of skills may be requested); work effectively with team members; ability to prioritize workload, manage time effectively and meet deadlines; familiarity with Windows and Mac platforms; prefer some experience with marketing and/or management of social media sites.

Conditions of Employment

Students must be degree-seeking students, enrolled on at least a half-time basis (6 credits for undergraduate and 5 credits for graduate).

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 10/09/2017
Beginning Review Date 10/20/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date 11/13/2017
EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are a student with a disability and need assistance please contact the Office of Disability Services at (540) 568-6705 or You may also visit the Office of Disability Services, located in the Student Success Center, Suite 1202 and they will be happy to assist you.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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