Project Assistant...

Job Goal
To provide assistance to the Lesson Study Department in handling work required for clerical and customer support services. Assists program manager and facilitators in the Texas Lesson Study (TXLS) project.Qualifications Project Assistant

High School Diploma or equivalent


• A minimum of three (3) years experience supporting a department or a team with a proven track      record of positive results
• Computer experience including Google, Microsoft Office, databases,
  and spreadsheets
• General Office or secretarial experience
• Customer service experience

Special Knowledge & Skills:
• Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision
• Ability to use a computer to produce emails, databases, and spreadsheets
• Ability to establish rapport and work in collaboration with ESC staff
• Ability to use technology effectively
• Ability to foster effective working relationships with a variety of
  individuals and groups, internal and external to the ESC - public relations skills
• Ability to maintain and retrieve critical relevant information so that it is
  readily available when needed
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to develop an action plan and execute effectively on tasks,including strong                organizational skills
• Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions
• Ability to encourage and support those you work with

Essential Job Functions:
• Corresponds with stakeholders and staff to meet program objectives and deadlines
• Coordinates and facilitates logistics, supporting staff
• Coordinates contracts and special projects
• Collects, aggregates, and reports various data metrics
• Assist in budget processes such as invoicing, amendments, requisitions, purchase orders, payment    authorizations, contracts, and other tasks
• Facilitate conference and travel arrangements
• Support departmental initiatives, including office administrative duties
• Provide basic troubleshooting and customer service support
• Assist with planning calendars
• Perform secretarial/clerical tasks associated with the program or departmental activities and      operations
• Other duties as assigned

Pay will be commensurate with experience