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Administrative Assistant in Chicago

ACM seeks an Administrative Assistant in Chicago for the fall 2018 Chicago Program. The Administrative Assistant receives a stipend of either $500 for working a total of 30-35 hours (semester students) or $350 for working a total of 20-25 hours (trimester students). Participation in the fall 2018 Chicago Program is required for this position.

Marlee Stein, Off-Campus Study Program Coordinator, supervises the assistant from the ACM office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Updating Facebook groups for incoming students participating in ACM off-campus study programs.
  • Organizing materials for campus recruiting visits.
  • Assisting with meeting preparations at the ACM office.
  • Taking photos for use in ACM off-campus study marketing materials.
  • Collecting photos from other students on the program.
  • Other office duties as assigned.

Required skills: 

  • Good time management skills, flexibility, and consistency
  • Experience using a personal computer, copy machine, and scanner
  • Understanding of Google platforms, include Google Sites and Google Drive
  • Experience using Windows, Mac, Microsoft Office, and Facebook

Application Instructions

Fall 2018 application deadline: July 1, 2018

Students must submit the following application materials to ocs@acm.eduPlease submit all materials in ONE document (Word or PDF).

  • A cover letter (1 page) responding to the following questions:
    1. Why do you want this position?
    2. How will your skills and past experiences be helpful in this position? Please reference any cross-cultural knowledge or experience that may be relevant.
    3. How will you balance this work opportunity with the other academic demands and cultural opportunities of the program?
  • Resume
  • Name and contact information of one reference (preferably a supervisor from a previous job)