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Administrative Assistant in Tanzania

ACM seeks an Administrative Assistant for the fall 2018 Tanzania program. The Administrative Assistant receives a stipend of $500 for working a total of 30-35 hours. Participation in the fall 2018 Tanzania program is required for this position.

The Administrative Assistant will work closely with on-site program directors. Marlee Stein, ACM Off-Campus Study Program Coordinator, supervises the assistant remotely from the ACM office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Helping coordinate logistics in conjunction with the visiting faculty director for cultural activities and events sponsored by ACM.
  • Creating a WhatsApp group for the students and visiting faculty director.
  • Serving as the student liaison between the ACM and visiting faculty director. This might include conveying important information to the group or helping schedule meetings between the students and visiting faculty director.
  • Writing a short regular newsletter to their student cohort about upcoming activities and group meetings.
  • Assist visiting faculty director with other duties as needed.

Required skills:

  • Familiarity with Google Suite apps, Windows, Mac, and Microsoft Office
  • Enthusiasm and a strong interest in seeking out immersive opportunities
  • Good time management skills and flexibility

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)