The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) is looking for a Program Assistant to help with general office administration and the administration and planning of our Fall 2019/Spring 2020 program of events. This position has the potential to be renewed for the following academic year.
TCDS Program Assistants should have administrative experience and strong computer skills; will be organized and able to commit to some evening events that TCDS will organize throughout the semester. Adobe suite skills and social media is a plus.
TCDS Program Assistant responsibilities:
Providing overall administrative assistance and support to the TCDS Program Coordinator; helping with general office administration;
Helping with planning and administration of Democracy & Diversity Institutes in Wroclaw, Poland;
Helping with planning and organization of all TCDS events at The New School, such as conferences, the TCDS lecture series, alumni round tables, information sessions, etc.;
Drafting and editing TCDS Opportunity List, a weekly newsletter for TCDS community containing information about academic and career opportunities;
Drafting and editing posts for the TCDS blog and social media;
Drafting, editing, and producing program outreach materials, such as slide-shows, presentations, information bulletins, etc.;
Helping with maintenance of mailing lists and alumni database;
Answering email inquiries from prospective applicants; corresponding with faculty, students and alumni
Other Required Skills
Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Photoshop/InDesign a plus; Interest in international programs and issues. Must have Federal Work Study award.
If interested in the position please send your Cover Letter, Proof of Federal Work Study Award, and CV to TCDS@newschool.edu.