The John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University seeks a Program Assistant to provide administrative support and coordination for professional development and training programs and activities within the John Glenn College of Public Affairs Management Development Programs (MDP) office. The person selected for this position will assist the Training Managers and Faculty Director for Professional Development and Training Programs in delivering high quality training programs such as MAPS, the Public Safety Leadership Academy, the Certificate in Public & Nonprofit Leadership, custom training seminars, the Ohio Registered Election Official Program, and similar programs. This position will coordinate arrangements and logistics for facilities, meals, and program materials, open and close seminars, answer emails, phone calls and in-person inquiries about memberships and registrations, order supplies, update the website, manage event registrations and support outreach and marketing activities. The Program Assistant will also perform bookkeeping and administrative tasks such as entering accounts receivable and accounts payable into financial software systems, initiating and securing contracts with vendors and customers, receiving and preparing checks for deposit, reconciling financial transactions and providing regular reports on program activities. This position may also include training student workers and project based tasks. The Program Assistant will perform other duties as assigned.
This position is eligible for a variety of the university's benefit programs including adoption assistance, dental, vision and medical insurance as well as employee and dependent tuition assistance. For more details about the university's benefit programs, please visit https://hr.osu.edu/benefits/eligibility.
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The Work Environment
The John Glenn College of Public Affairs is committed to inspiring and developing the next generation of public and nonprofit professionals who can handle complex issues and make change a reality in civic life. The Glenn College teaches its degree and continuing education students how governments, nonprofits, and private firms can work together to serve the public and get results. The Glenn College is housed in Page Hall, a state-of-the-art building in the center of the University's main campus in Columbus, Ohio.
The College is a fast-paced, professional, and highly-collaborative environment with staff and faculty who are committed to the mission of
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.