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Program Administrator

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Please attach a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

Posting Details

Job Posting Information

Vacancy Type SHRA
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time Limited? Yes
Time-Limited Appointment Length 1 year
Title University Program Associate
Band Level Contributing
Working Title Program Administrator
Salary Range $28,713 - $53,445
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience ($35,000 - $40,000)
Salary Grade Equivalency 62
Position Number 00106533
Work Schedule Monday - Friday / 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Weekend work needed for special conferences)
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 111801 - Entomology and Plant Pathology
Department College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

We are searching for a Program Administrator for our interdisciplinary graduate program in “Genetic Engineering and Society: The case of transgenic pests”. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation for five years through its Integrative Graduate Education Research Traineeships program (IGERT). The program includes PhD graduate students from Biological and Social Sciences as well as from the Humanities. The program includes international internships for students.

Essential Job Duties

The Program Administrator is responsible for the day to day operation for our interdisciplinary graduate program in “Genetic Engineering and Society: The case of transgenic pests” under the supervision of the program director. The Program Administrator is in charge of logistical and financial arrangements for students and faculty in the program, planning events, website maintenance, and student recruiting and placement.

This position is time-limited for 1 year.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Departmental Required Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer technology skills.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
  • Bachelors or Masters degree.
  • Experience in coordinating similar programs.
  • International program experience.
  • Fluent in Spanish.
  • General knowledge of biological and social sciences.
Required License or Certification
  • A valid drivers license is required for travel. NC drivers license required within 60 days of hire and must be maintained.
Special Instructions

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date 09/12/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
09/19/2017
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 09/25/2017
Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the University Program Associate position.
    • High school diploma/GED and at least 4 years of related experience
    • Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate in any field
    • Combination of post-high school education and experience in a related area to equal at least 4 years (ex: Associate's degree and 2 years of experience)
    • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal at least 8 years (ex. 1 year of high school and 7 years of experience)
    • None of the above
  4. * Do you have experience with Microsoft Office products such as Word and Excel or similar software packages?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you able to lift up to 30 pounds?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * A valid driver's license is required. This license must be maintained throughout employment. Do you have a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a North Carolina Driver's License within 60 days of hire?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents