Program Assistant - Educator Certification Program...

Region 5 Education Service Center Job Opportunity 

Position: Program Assistant 
Full Time (231 days) 

Department: Educator Certification Program

Deadline for Applications: Until Filled 

Starting Salary: $27,000 – dependent upon experience and skills


Education: High School Diploma or GED; office training helpful 

Special Knowledge/Skills:     

• Ability to manage multiple tasks in a flexible manner
• Handle critical deadlines and demonstrate initiative in difficult situations
• Effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Possess characteristics of reliability, dependability, and enthusiasm
• Proficient in word processing, database and spreadsheet software, all aspects of clerical duties, accounting background (budget management)
Duties and Responsibilities:

• Knowledge of assigned program(s) and grant(s)
• Assist program director
• Support ESC 5 functions (maintain budgets, order supplies, requisitions, purchase orders, invoicing, training material, Scanning, Contracts). 
• Maintain specific project(s), program budget(s), grant(s)
• Maintain a schedule of appointments and arrange for meetings, conferences, and travel.
• Create, design, and compile program publications
• Maintain workshop registration and prepare training rooms

Equipment/Specialized Software Used:  

Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), PC/Windows, Google Suite, internal work software

Working Conditions:Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

• Light to moderate lifting
• Maintain multiple tasks and work cooperatively with others
• Maintain calm attitude in demanding situations
• Make changes and adapt to varying responsibility on a ongoing basis
• Work with frequent interruptions, tight deadlines, and limited office space

Region 5 Education Service Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment. All employment decisions at Region 5 Education Service Center are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, military service, or other non-merit factor.