The UF Water Institute is seeking a Program Assistant who can bring creativity, independent learning and excellent communication and time management skills to our collaborative work environment. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Water Institute Director and collaborate with Water Institute staff to provide communications, programmatic and administrative assistance to University of Florida Water Institute programs. A more detailed breakdown of job duties is included below.
A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and one year of relevant experience is required. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational and time management skills and experience in a relevant earth/environmental science field (water-related preferred). We are seeking proactive, innovative candidates that work well in a collaborative team environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Web Content Management Systems (Wordpress), social media outlets, Zoom, Qualtrics, Access and Adobe Creative Suite are highly desirable. Commitment to diversity and inclusion is required.
Applications containing a resume, letter of interest and the names and contact information for three references should be submitted through https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/520891/program-assistant by April 6, 2022.
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in also aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits and training. The “government in the sunshine” laws of Florida require that all documents relating to the search process, including letters of application/nomination and reference, be available for public inspection.
The Water Institute is committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment. We seek applications from a broad spectrum of individuals including members of diverse demographic groups, members of the LGTBQ+ community and persons with disabilities