The School of Business requests permission to advertise the following position:
The College of New Jersey School of Business invites applicants for the position of Program Assistant. The School of Business enrolls approximately 1300 students, with classes led by 41 full-time faculty and a selection of professional adjuncts across five academic departments. The School provides 4 degrees, including Accountancy, Economics (BS and BA), and Business Administration. The Business Administration degree offers specialties in Marketing, Management, Interdisciplinary Business, and Finance. A hybrid MBA degree also launched in Fall 2019. The School of Business is AACSB-accredited and adheres to high standards of teaching, research, faculty service, and student support.
The Program Assistant will provide support to the needs of Chairpersons and faculty in the departments of Marketing, Management/IdB, and Finance. Work may include, but is not limited to assisting with course material preparation, classroom scheduling, directing students towards appropriate resources, processing adjunct contracts, managing textbook orders and vendor communication, and supporting club advisors. Program assistants will also organize departmental special events, obtain and compile data for decision making by Department/Chairperson, track faculty research and provide updates to Dean’s Office and Chairs, supervise research assistants and student workers, and assist faculty search committees.
Qualifications: Candidates are preferred to have earned a Bachelor’s Degree; equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Experience working in higher education preferred, with knowledge of PeopleSoft (PAWS) a plus. The successful candidate will possess excellent written and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, office software proficiency, and excellent customer service orientation.
This position includes a comprehensive benefits package with health, dental and prescription plans as well as generous vacation and sick leave allowances.
Resumes will be considered through December 2, 2019. Submissions received after that date will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not been identified.
References will not be contacted without the candidate's prior knowledge and consent. Applicants will be prompted to and are required to complete an "Application for Employment" upon receipt of resume. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
TCNJ is a highly selective, public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the residential experience for its 5,900 undergraduate students, who benefit from a 12-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of only 20 students. TCNJ is one of only five public institutions included on Barron's Profiles of American Colleges list of the 75 "Most Competitive" colleges and universities in the United States, and of those five, TCNJ is the only primarily undergraduate institution included. TCNJ's campus encompasses 289 beautiful tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, NJ, which is located between Trenton and Princeton in the historic Delaware Valley, and is convenient to Philadelphia, New York, the Jersey shore, and the Pocono Mountains.
Internal Number: 9081A_1573753761
About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.