Program Associate 1 – Little Rock, AR
Effective with the release of this announcement, Winrock International seeks applicants for the position of Program Associate for the Innovate Arkansas program. The responsibilities, duties and qualifications for this position are described in the attached position description.
Winrock International is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to put ideas to work, enhancing economic development and rural employment while protecting the environment. Program emphasis includes agricultural productivity, forestry and natural resource management, rural enterprise and employment, renewable energy, and women's leadership. Over 100 projects are underway in forty developing countries and the United States.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits include life, disability and medical insurance; retirement; and other normal Winrock benefits.
Applicants should submit 1) their letter of interest, 2) resume and 3) other documents required per posting by going to the “jobs” link on our web page www.winrock.org . Application deadline is November 14, 2013.
Winrock International is an equal opportunity employer.
POSITION TITLE: Program Associate 1, Innovate Arkansas Program
LOCATION: Little Rock, AR
DEPARTMENT: U. S. Programs
REPORTS TO: Vicki Malpass, Program Officer 2, Innovate Arkansas
The Program Associate will provide support to the Innovate Arkansas (IA) program of U.S. Programs by assisting with program implementation including project backstopping, handling administrative responsibilities and providing logistical support.
Assist with program implementation and project backstopping
Act as liaison between prospective and current Innovate Arkansas client companies and the IA staff.
Coordinate support of all Innovate Arkansas marketing information, including oversight of the Innovate Arkansas website functionality
Maintain project information, including maintenance of client files, databases, and project contracts/agreements.
Coordinate procurement of materials and equipment
Assist in maintenance, design, and management of program assessment tools and surveys that track the impact of the Innovate Arkansas program
Provide training and technical support to on-site and off-site IA staff, as needed
Process staff expense reports, vendor invoices, and wire transfer requests
Provide administrative and logistical support for Innovate Arkansas
Provide administrative support to the Director and Program Officer of the Innovate Arkansas program
Coordinate all Innovate Arkansas staff meeting schedules and agendas
Coordinate all Innovate Arkansas/U.S. Programs events as required
Prepare correspondence, travel authorizations, and all travel arrangements for Innovate Arkansas staff.
Assist in preparing reports
Edit documents as needed
Prepare correspondence and other communications
Conduct other relevant tasks as assigned
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