Program Assistant II

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution SD School of Mines
Working Title Program Assistant II
Posting Number CSA00067P
Department SDSMT-Electrical & Computer Engineering
Physical Location of Position (City) Rapid City
Posting Text

LOCATION: Electrical and Computer Engineering

STARTING SALARY: $16,829.28 – $20,618.56, depending upon education and experience, GH
This is a part-time, 50% effort, benefited position.

POSITION PURPOSE: Assist the Department Head to grow educational and research programs and develop new initiatives. Duties include developing and implementing marketing strategies and social media for undergraduate and graduate programs; coordination and development of outreach programs, orientations and student engagement activities; collecting, analyzing and interpreting report data; generation of web pages, including updating and monitoring content; supervising student employees; and other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
•work processes and practices pertaining to public administration, management and professional subject areas;
•applicable state and federal laws, rules, and regulations;
•general methods and processes in areas such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and other administrative activities;
•English, including grammar, spelling, and punctuation;
•high level of proficiency with computer systems and common applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

Ability to:
•communicate information clearly and concisely in person and/or on the telephone, exercising tact, patience, discretion and professional demeanor;
•establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships, interacting in a supportive manner with a variety of cultures and personalities, within a high-pressure environment;
•plan and project future operating needs in terms of fiscal needs and staffing changes;
•read, comprehend, gather, interpret, analyze and summarize data from a variety of sources;
•type accurately, be detail orientated, have excellent organizational skills, handle multiple tasks, prioritize accordingly, work independently, learn quickly, and meet strict deadlines;
•use a computer, copy machine and other office equipment;
•provide excellent customer service.

COMMENTS: Valid driver’s license is required.

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

Posting Date 12/08/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 12/15/2017
Advertised Salary $16,829.28 - $20,618.56, depending upon education and experience, GH
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 50
Work Hours
Typical Hours Worked Per Week 20
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires Valid Drivers License
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations
Affirmative Action Statement

South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List