Thursday, August 14, 2014

Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development is Hiring!

The Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development is seeking a Student Office Assistant to help maintain day-to-day office operations by providing administrative support for Fall 2014.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to: answering phones, responding to e-mail, updating the calendar, conducting research, maintaining contact lists, updating records, helping with events, assisting with special projects, and performing other administrative duties as assigned. 

The ideal candidate should have experience in a professional setting and the following skills: 

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel required, Publisher a plus),
  • Ability to quickly retrieve information from the Internet,
  • Research experience,
  • Excellent attention to detail,
  • Strong interpersonal skills,
as well as possess the ability to establish priorities in order to maintain a rigorous workload.

Experience using HTML and maintaining websites is beneficial, but not required.  Applicants should send a cover letter and resume (along with the names and contact information for two references) to sadat@umd.edu. Preference will be given to candidates able to begin work before Labor Day.  Pay is $8.25 an hour.