Program Assistant II
Iowa State University - Ames, IA

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The College of Engineering at Iowa State University is seeking qualified applicants for a Program Assistant II to contribute to the operations of the Engineering Career Services Office. This position is responsible for leading the data collection and reporting efforts, which includes student employment statistics, recruiting figures, and office performance indicators.

This position will also have primary responsibility for overseeing the operation of the online career services management system, CyHire, used by students seeking professional employment and employers. The person filling this position will serve as the campus-wide coordinator of the user-group that administers this system. In addition, the Program Assistant II will utilize this system to deliver student and employer services.

Additional duties include providing administrative support to the office, helping to execute two large career fairs each year, and providing customer service to students and employers.

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to multitask, and the ability to work effectively as a team member. The candidate will also have an interest in developing a thorough understanding of a software program and a willingness to manage system upgrades and issue reporting.

All staff are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity, professionalism and ethics.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and 1 year of experience; or a combination of related education and experience totaling 5 years. Experience must be comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.
Experience working with computer database systems
Experience analyzing and presenting data with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications
Training or experience in career services, human resources, or employment recruiting
Experience with ISU policies and procedures

Minimum $33,676; commensurate with qualifications

Special Conditions
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please click on "Apply for this Vacancy" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact information for three references including mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number.

If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please email Brian Larson at

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

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