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Program Assistant

Los Angeles, California Job ID: 201832
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SUMMARY:

Reporting directly to the program or department head, the Program Assistant performs the day-to-day administrative functions of the program or department; performs a wide variety of highly responsible and complex administrative support services for personnel, student, and matters; monitors month-by-month calendar of activities and deadlines at the department and campus levels; monitors and communicates regularly with students and associates for adherence to program compliance requirements; works directly with leadership to prepare for and maintain compliance with accrediting bodies.  Prepares meeting agendas, memos, and correspondence; completes a variety of non-routine assignments; coordinates busy and shifting office calendars including scheduling and coordinating meetings and/or conferences, and attends meetings for the purpose of recording, preparing and distributing minutes and reports; processes a considerable amount of confidential and sensitive information in support of administrative activities.

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

Two to three years of experience performing office and administrative/secretarial

duties, preferably including some administrative support work for one or more managers in an academic or business office environment.

Proficient command of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and correct usage of the English language.

Comprehensive knowledge of office systems, practices, and administration.

Proficient skills and experience in Microsoft Office computer software systems that includes word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software.

Proficient reception and telephone communication skills and techniques.

Evidence of principles and practices of classifying, indexing, processing, retrieving, and controlling a large volume of records.

Evidence of record keeping, account maintenance, and purchasing practices and procedures.

EDUCATION:

Associates degree or equivalent work experience required.

ABOUT US

For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Los Angeles, California Campus: WCU Los Angeles Function: Support
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My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.

SOPHIE S.ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, GEN ED SCI, ORANGE COUNTY
ASSOCIATE SINCE 2017

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