Friday, March 10, 2017

University of Southern California Program Specialist in Los Angeles, California

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University of Southern CaliforniaProgram Specialist in Los AngelesCalifornia

Job Announcement
The Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking an experienced Program Specialist to assist the Executive Director of the Center for Third Space Thinking and Executive Education with planning, organization and delivery of services and activities for various executive education programs.
The Center will provide boot camps, workshops, and executive education programs. The program specialist will be the hub for all administrative and operational duties related to the Center and executive education.
Responsibilities include: assisting program management with administrative functions related to planning, budgeting, proposal development, client services and marketing of program services.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in project management and program development
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines and respond to fast-shifting priorities
  • Detail-oriented multi-tasker with excellent organizational skills
  • Experience working with international clients
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
*This is a gift-funded, part-time, staff position.
The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism ( was founded in 1971 with generous support from the late Ambassador Walter H. Annenberg. Located in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California, USC Annenberg has 103 full time faculty members, 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students, and dozens of research and public interest projects and programs. The School is a national leader in education and scholarship in the fields of communication, journalism, public diplomacy and public relations, offering doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degree programs, as well as continuing development courses for working professionals, across a broad scope of academic inquiry. The school’s comprehensive curriculum emphasizes the core skills of leadership, innovation, service and entrepreneurship and draws upon the resources of a networked university located in the media capital of the world. [JB highlight] Multidisciplinary and international in scope, focused and practical in application, USC Annenberg scholars, both students and faculty, are defining communication and journalism for the 21st century and beyond.
The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international trade, USC enrolls more international students than any other U.S. university and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.
USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Requisition ID: 1007116
Position ID: P01476627
Academic Title: Program Specialist
Department: Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
Location: University Park Campus
Employment Type: Part-Time
Percent of time for Part-time Position: 50%
Employment Terms: New, Fixed Term
Hiring Range: Negotiable
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Combination experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related professional experience in program specialization, e.g., counseling or teaching.
Preferred Experience: Project Management and Program Development
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