Office Assistant II - Paws for People - (20001360)
This is a part time position anticipated to work 7 hours per week. This is a limited term appointment with funding for 3 years.
Paws for People is an Animal-Assisted Intervention group located in Massachusetts and housed at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Paws for People is comprised of a group of volunteers from the New England area who provide registered animal visitation to a wide variety of facilities in the local area. Paws for People provides training and screening for those individual teams, works with facilities to develop and/or improve AAI programs, works with the Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interactions to provide support and ideas for HAI research.
An office assistant is being added to provide support to the program coordinator on a variety of tasks including clerical, grant writing, and communication between entities within the program.
High school graduate required, familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, excellent communication skills, 2+ years of experience as an office assistant with minimal supervision required.
Familiarity with animal-assisted therapy programs is preferred.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Grafton
Job: Administrative Support
Organization: Clinical Sciences-Cummings-Vet
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Part-time
Job Posting: Jun 17, 2020, 12:41:08 PM
Internal Number: 20001360
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