The Program Assistant, under general supervision, provides complex administrative support to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). This Program Assistant is a part-time granted funded position. Continued employment is contingent on the renewal of grant funds.
Plans and delivers seminars, conferences, and workshops to meet the educational needs of PVAMU SBDC small business clients. Assist in managing projects from concepts to evaluation which includes contracting instructors, selecting co-sponsors and informal marketing avenues, materials production and course evaluation and revision.
Compose and prepare professional reports and correspondence. Prepare mail merges and use other database software applications. Perform initial client intake services by completing the intake form either by phone or face-to-face contact with potential client.
Participate in SBDC special projects and project planning. Assemble SBA loan or loan material for presentation to lenders. Assist in managing financial data for SBDC such as tracking expenses and program income.
Responsible for SBDC client intake sessions, participation in and assisting Director with developing and scheduling training workshops/events to include, posting to SBDC website, confirming workshop presenters, arranging advertisements in local newspapers and media outlets, database creation and management
Required Education and Experience:
No prior experience required.
Three years of related work experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others.
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; MS office suite, INDESIGGN, QuickBooks.
Strong personality and organizational skills.
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or email@example.com should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-006312
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Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.