Entrepreneurship Assistant

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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Classified Staff
Salary: $13.85 - $17.46
Division: Provost
Department: Business/Social Science

Grant Funded Position: Yes

Schedule Information: Mostly normal business hours, but may be required to work during the evening or weekend.

Hours per Week: 18

Benefits: None

Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoor and sedentary, however, the employee may be required to move about the college and work at events.

Duties of Position: Responsible for supporting the Makerspace and Entrepreneurship Center by assisting with administrative activities; daily operation of the Center; organizing, scheduling and marketing workshops and events.  The assistant will also help to oversee the student aides working in the Center.

Assists student and community members while they are working in the Center during open shop hours. For example, answering questions, supplying materials to members and booking resources.

Works the front desk of the center during some hours. For example, greets visitors, answers telephones, takes and distributes messages, provides general information regarding the business programs and the Center

Assists the Makerspace and Entrepreneur Center General Manager with the daily operation of the center. For example, purchasing supplies and services for the center and managing work orders for IT requests and facilities.

Assists in the planning, development and running of outreach and education programs for the Center.

Assists in creating marketing content for online and social media to promote the Center.

Creates and types memos, reports, schedules, and marketing materials as needed.

Assists the Dean, business faculty coordinator, and General Manager of the Center with projects as needed.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements: High school graduate and current business college student or Associate Degree in Business or Marketing.

Experience Requirements: Minimum 1-year office experience required. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees, students and instructors; good oral communication skills; ability to work under supervision; ability to provide accurate work on a timely basis; and the ability to perform required duties with initiative; good judgment, accuracy, persistence, integrity, dependability, tact and courtesy.

Working knowledge of Microsoft office software required.  Marketing experience preferred.

Application Review Rubric: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: February 18, 2020

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

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