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PROGRAM ASSISTANT

NEW PALTZ, NY

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Category:

FULL TIME

Status:

TEMP TO PERM

Type of Business

EDUCATION

Job Qualifications:

Schedule and Pay

  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
  • Pay Range: $17-$20/Hour
  • Temp to Perm
  • Location: New Paltz, NY

Job Description:

Responsibilities Include:

The typical work activities listed below, while providing representative examples of the variety of work assignments in the title do not describe any individual position. Incumbents in this title may perform some or all of the following, as well as other related activities not described.

• Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize with limited supervision;

• Maintain strict confidentiality;

• Interact with complex databases and time sensitive materials;

• Proficient in Google Suite, Excel, and experience with Naviance desired;

• Ability to manage high pressure situations while maintaining a calm and professional demeanor;

• Acts as receptionist, directing callers to the proper person or office and provides routine information;

• Answers telephone, takes messages and makes appointments;

• Sorts and files correspondence, vouchers and similar materials;

• Operates a photocopy machine, adding machine or other office machines;

• Maintains records and prepares simple reports;

• Makes and checks routine arithmetic computations;

• Pastes book plates, pockets and date slips in books;

• Assists in taking inventories and may maintain inventory records;

• Any other duties as assigned.

SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Working knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; working knowledge of business arithmetic and English; ability to type from clear copy or rough draft at an acceptable rate of speed; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to exercise good judgment in communicating with others; ability to get along well with others; ability to write legibly and keep accurate records; clerical aptitude; tact and courtesy; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Either:

A. Successful completion of one (1) year of study at a regionally accredited or New York State registered college, university or business school which included or was supplemented by at least one course in accounting or a related field; OR

B. Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and one (1) year of full-time paid experience, or its part-time equivalent, in the compilation and maintenance of financial accounts and records; OR

C. Two (2) years of full-time paid experience, or its part-time equivalent, as described in B above; OR

D. An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated in A, B and C above.

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