University of Massachusetts Medical School

Educational Affairs Intern - EPSIP

Job Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/14/2018 1:10 PM)
Requisition Number
2018-30452
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Non Exempt
Union Code
Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited

Overview

NOTE:

Complete the online application and include a short essay either in the "resume" field (the resume and essay should be uploaded as one document) or uploaded as a cover letter on your profile. Please choose from ONE of the essay topics below (Please include within your essay, examples from personal experience, observation, research, and or scholarship. The essay should be succinct and be your original work. It should also reflect an excellent command of English grammar, style and syntax. Maximum length 200 words.):

  1. Explain how diversity has played a role in your career and how it has contributed to the professional you are today
  2. Based on your background and personal experiences, describe a situation where you fostered diversity
  3. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity of UMass Medical School or an encounter that demonstrated the important of diversity to you
  4. Please discuss how your record of achievements has been enhanced by exposure to diverse people, places and experiences or publications

 

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

 

Under general supervision of the Director or designee, the Educational Assistant performs a variety of duties in support of the Office of Educational Affairs

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in logistics coordination for OEA programs (e.g. Admissions, Student Affairs, Undergraduate Medical Education, interprofessional Center for Experiential Learning and iCELS)
  • Dispenses pertinent information and direction to students, staff, and visitors
  • Establishes, maintains, and ensures proper use of confidential files, which may include student records
  • Performs a wide variety of work, including scheduling, database management, word processing, proofreading, filing, recording information, administering tests
  • Compiles, develops, and designs reports, handbooks, newsletters, and special projects from a variety of sources
  • Assists with participant and programs evaluations 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates pursuing bachelor’s degree or recent graduates
  • Related experience preferred
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours
  • Ability to use standard office tools and software (MS-Office)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Perform a variety of administrative work involving use of independent judgment, accuracy, speed, and confidentiality
  • Proficiently operate and maintain office equipment
  • Perform work without continuous supervision and coordinate the work of others
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Ability to work in a team and meet performance deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to interact with all organizational levels; demonstrated ability to work appropriately with confidential information
  • Demonstrates the ability to utilizes independent judgment, assess priorities, and operate in a flexible manner in order to meet the dynamic needs of the department
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills
  • Demonstrates proficiency with software applications including, but not limited to: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Project and Visio

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