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Project Assistant, Tobias Leadership Center

Overview of Office/Department:
The Tobias Leadership Center offers non-credit programming that prepares leaders for 21st century challenges. By bridging the gap between knowledge and practice, we empower leaders to develop people, organizations, and communities who can solve complex problems. We value impact, inclusion and innovation, and our focus on leadership across all sectors – corporate, public service, education, religion, healthcare, and nonprofit – makes us unique among leadership programs nationwide. Learn more about us here.

General Purpose:
The Project Assistant position is an opportunity to coordinate the Oral History curation for the Tobias Leadership Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide support to the Center staff in the form of reviewing oral history materials and preparing common leadership insight clips for the Tobias Leadership Center website. There may be other projects to assist Center staff on an as-needed basis.

Primary functions:
·        Highlight and annotate the Oral history audio and transcript files
·        Curate the material, editing clips, etc. for publishing on the Center’s website
·        Be familiar with the sixteen leadership insight topics for curating new material gathered from ongoing collection
·        Assist with update of Alumni Network directory
·        Work on special projects as needed by Center staff

·      Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or greater.
·      Must be dependable and able to manage time to work on multiple assignments.
·      Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
·      Must be courteous, prompt, and completely dependable.
·      Must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines.
·      Possesses a working knowledge of Camtasia and Microsoft Office Suite programs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities gained in this Role:
•        Innovator – The ability to design, plan, organize, and implement projects and tasks within a specific timeframe.
•        Problem Solver –The ability to manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments. The ability to find/create solutions to problems using creativity, reasoning, past experiences, and available information and resources.