Duke University Talent Identification Program
Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director
Requisition Number 401353258
Duke Entity UNIVERSITY
Regular / Temporary Regular
Job Code 1004 Admin. Asst.to Executive Director
Job Family Level 10
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Occupational Summary: Duke Talent Identification Program is seeking an Administrative Assistant reporting to the Executive Director. The Administrative Assistant for the Executive Director of the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) will perform a variety of administrative duties with wide latitude for exercising discretion and judgment. Duties are related to the Executive Director's role, fundraising, strategic planning, and outside commitments. An understanding of nonprofit management, fundraising and development, and educational issues is required.
This role will focus on supporting the executive director and will engage with and provide support to TIP’s leadership and development/alumni engagement teams, when needed.
If you are interested in applying, please submit an electronic application with a cover letter and resume to the Duke HR Careers page at https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply for requisition # 401353258 prior to the close of the position on December 17, 2017.
Work Performed :
This position will handle administrative duties, which include but are not limited to:
Project Management, Development and Events (50%):
Coordinate the strategic planning process for Duke TIP, including providing advice and guidance on the logistics of the strategic planning process during weekly project management meetings and planning site visits, and meetings related to strategic planning.
Plan and coordinate visits for key stakeholders (including funders, alumni, and advisory board members), insuring appropriate officials and administrators are notified of visits; plan and coordinate related events as necessary.
Coordinate the Executive Director’s travel, trip preparation, and travel arrangements, including making travel arrangements and preparing the travel materials. Also assist with travel arrangements for the development team when needed.
Coordinate recruitment and transition process for new directors and staff members reporting to the executive director: identify appropriate contacts in departments; ensure all aspects of such transitions (onboarding, office space, training, etc.) proceed smoothly.
Coordinate the planning and implementation of events for the executive director, as well as development and alumni engagement, cultivation, solicitation and/or stewardship purposes. Compile and maintain lists for events or meetings.
Assist the Executive Director with building relationships with key members of the Duke, TIP, education, and local communities, including alumni, parents, former staff members, and advisory board members.
Coordinate database and list management, entering documentation (moves, reports, and solicitations) into the DADD donor database, drafting and managing correspondence for the Executive Director.
Create distribution and contact lists for use by the Executive Director and for alumni outreach, fundraising, strategic planning and other uses.
Attend weekend and evening events, as needed.
Communications, Correspondence, and Administrative Support (40%):
Maintain complex calendar for the Executive Director. Arrange for and schedule appointments, meetings, and speaking engagements for the Executive Director. Provide necessary documents for Executive Directors' use in meetings. Attend meetings as requested to take minutes.
Receive and answer correspondence in the name of the Executive Director, when needed. Assist the Executive Director in the timely management of all communications, both written and via telephone.
Manage and maintain varied office files of records, reports and correspondence required for reference and efficient operation of office, including grants, contracts, and confidential materials and statements. Create improved record keeping and methods of automating the system.
Maintain liaison with all levels of Duke administration and faculty, including the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education, Vice Presidents, and Deans and to coordinate and resolve problems and issues of an internal and external nature.
Collect, analyze, and present information and recommendations to the Executive Director. Create correspondence, PowerPoint presentations, and other written materials for the Executive Director.
Coordinate the holiday, thank you, and other cards sent under the Executive Director’s name.
Attend meetings with and in lieu of the Executive Director. Using high discretion to take essential notes and share internal and externally, when needed.
Budget and Finance (10%):
Manage budgets and reports related to expenditures for the events, travel, strategic planning, and projects for the executive director.
Process financial expenditures and travel reports for the Executive Director and development/alumni engagement team
Adhere to departmental procedures for processing and clearing financial transactions. Maintain appropriate records for documentation requirements.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Preferred Qualifications :
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs: Calendar, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Possess excellent writing and proofreading skills.
Project management, computer literacy, database and special event list management.
Superb attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team.
Demonstrated high level of initiative and motivation.
Outstanding communication skills, tact, and diplomacy.
Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and issues on a daily basis.
Must be able to communicate professionally and confidently with a wide variety of constituents, including Duke TIP staff, Duke University administrators, Duke TIP and university donors, fundraising leadership, and university colleagues.
Work requires 4 years related business or administrative experience to become familiar with general personnel practices, accounting and budgeting principles and coordination of major office activities.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Packaging Corporation of America
People • Customers • Trust At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise. At PCA, you’ll find the best people in the industry operating in a “golden rule” culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way. As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers. We are seeking resumes for a Enterprise Security Engineer . Position Purpose Summary: This position plans, designs, procures, installs, maintains, manages, coordinates, and integrates network hardware and software infrastructure components required to support Enterprise Security and Identity Management within Packaging Corporation of America. Principal Accountabilities:
Performing analysis of Enterprise Security needs and contributes to design, integration, and installation of hardware and software.
Maintain and configure security systems, e.g. network and host based Intrusion Prevention Systems, firewalls, VPN connections, antivirus protection, malicious code defense, encryption, vulnerability scanning and other security technologies.
Development of security standards and procedures.
Develop and maintain a security incident response process.
Develop and maintain the F5 LTM, F5 ASM, F5 APM and DNS production environments.
Design and implement corporate wide Identity Access Management initiatives to automate the provisioning and de-provisioning of user accounts and to enable Single Sign On across Active Directory and business applications.
Perform internal audits to identify security issues, system vulnerability and risks, and lead the development and implementation of mitigation plans to ensure asset protection.
Interfaces with Network Services groups and/or providers to insure timely problem resolution and required level of support is provided.
Design, implement and document computer forensics services to include evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis and data recovery.
Performs other duties as required.
As a member of the Network Service Department the Enterprise Security Engineer is responsible for knowing and following policies and procedures of the company; for sharing information that would benefit other members of the team; and for finding ways to improve the delivery of service to our customers. This person is expected to continually strive to strengthen our business philosophy of meeting needs, exceeding expectations for our customers . This includes supporting our commitment to service which involves doing what's right for our customers, focusing on strategies that add value and support growth, and keeping the promises that we make. Requirements:
Network Discipline strongly prefers Information Systems/MIS, Computer Science, or Networking degree or associated experience/certifications.
3+ years work experience, or advanced degree, and / or superior technical knowledge and skills.
Experience with multiple security technologies Anti-virus/malware, Firewalls, Security Gateways, Vulnerability management, IPS/IDS, VPNs, DLP, etc,
Functional understanding of diverse set of networked applications requiring application traffic management solutions, including HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, FTP, DNS, NTP services.
Solid understanding of TCP/IP and routing protocols.
Experience deploying and/or managing enterprise level identity management technologies.
Experience with F5 iRules, ASM, APM, LTM and other application delivery and load balancing technologies.
Preferred Qualifications: College Degree Preferred. Competitive pay and benefit package. PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories . All Qualified applicants must apply at www.LocalJobNetwork.com : https://www.localjobnetwork.com/j/28441334
San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG
Transportation Modeling Division As a premier multi-modal planning and project implementation agency, SANDAG relies on the quality and capacity of our Transportation, Demographic, Economic, and Land Use Modeling programs. A team of highly skilled professionals support a variety of projects including long-range coordinated transportation, economic, and land use plans, corridor studies, major transit investment studies, infrastructure development studies, and air quality plans. As regional planning needs, travel behaviors, and socioeconomic conditions change, the demands and expectations of our modeling program also have increased. To meet these challenges, SANDAG has committed the resources necessary to develop and maintain a robust, agile, and integrated modeling infrastructure to support policy development and decision making. SANDAG has developed a nationally-recognized and highly sophisticated activity-based transportation model (ABM) and an active transportation (AT) model, and is in the process of developing an advanced, integrated, dynamic traffic assignment (DTA) model. SANDAG also is updating the ABM using the 2016/2017 San Diego household travel behavior survey and Transit onboard survey for the next Regional Transportation Plan. Transportation Modeler Role The Transportation Modeler will develop, maintain, and improve SANDAG transportation modeling tools including the activity-based model, active transportation model, and the dynamic traffic assignment model. This position also will coordinate project teams and modeling functions with other divisions and departments, committees, and outside agencies. Job Responsibilities This position is ideal for an experienced transportation modeler with current technical knowledge of modeling methods, software development, and maintenance. We anticipate significant career development will occur while working on the types of duties and responsibilities described below and through mentoring and close collaboration with senior staff and consultants. Examples of primary responsibilities may include:
Perform various research, analysis, and technical duties related to the maintenance and improvement of complex models such as the activity-based (ABM) model, active transportation (AT) model, and dynamic traffic assignment (DTA) model used to support regional transportation planning.
Ensure transportation modeling tools and analytical capabilities are credible and effective for policy analysis; participate in quality assurance and quality control processes; participate in processes to improve model transparency.
Develop and maintain custom software applications to support travel forecast modeling; develop new software and scripts, refactor existing software, and create new architectures as modeling needs evolve.
Participate in the development of Request for Proposals (RFP’s), evaluate competitive project proposals and make recommendations for consultant selection; coordinate with project consultants and ensure projects are completed on schedule, within the prescribed budget, and with a high-level of effectiveness.
Coordinate with Model Application staff to support transportation modeling and analysis required for long-range regional plans, transit system implementation and analysis, corridor studies, air quality conformity analysis, and major highway and transit investment studies.
Coordinate the integration of transportation and land use models, and coordinate with economic and demographic research staff to determine data interactions and conduct model scenario testing.
Coordinate with the Data Solutions team to maintain transportation databases; ensure current and accurate traffic and passenger count data are being used, gather and process traffic count data from Caltrans PeMS, Caltrans traffic census counts, local arterial counts, and transit ridership data, and existing and planned transit and highway network assumptions; coordinate the GIS process to update databases.
Coordinate and collaborate on inter-departmental and inter-agency project teams assembled for transportation modeling, analyses, and planning; foster collaborative working relationships with local jurisdictions and the various transit and transportation agencies.
Collect and process quantitative data from local, state, and federal agencies, including Census, American Community Survey (ACS), Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS), California Household Travel Survey (CHTS), and NHTS (National Household Travel Survey); ensure quality control of data and surveys related to model development and improvements.
Process model calibration and validation of third party data sources, such as INRIX speed data, Airsage origin to destination (OD) trips, ATRI truck data, and StreetLight OD data.
Supervise, mentor, train, and provide career development opportunities for a small team of professional staff with expertise in transportation modeling (Senior level only).
Prepare and present written, oral, and visual reports to policy and stakeholder committees, member agencies, community groups, private organizations, and members of the public; explain and interpret complex transportation modeling projects, and activities.
Experience and Qualifications Numerous factors contribute to an individual’s ability to be successful in any given role. For this position, we are searching for a candidate with an aptitude for analytical thinking and problem solving who is organized, flexible, and can be relied upon to meet deadlines while working on multiple projects. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively, and the use of sound judgment are important. The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in transportation modeling, computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, planning, geography, or a related field and four years (Associate level) to five years (Senior level) of recent experience working in transportation modeling, planning, and software development. Some lead or supervisory experience is required for the Senior level. An advanced degree is desirable. The following information describes the specific types of career experiences that are most relevant to this position.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of transportation, traffic, and travel demand modeling and forecasting; knowledge of long-range transportation planning issues at a regional level is desirable.
Demonstrated experience with advanced transportation modeling techniques, traffic simulation, and operational models; experience in the Activity-Based Model (ABM) and with integrated land use and transportation models also is desirable.
Demonstrated experience developing transportation modeling applications using computer programming languages such as Java, Python, R, and SQL; experience developing and maintaining custom software applications to support modeling functions.
Demonstrated experience using modeling software such as EMME and TransCAD to support large, complex model development and applications projects.
Experience with data acquisition, compilation, and quality assurance/quality control methods; experience collecting and processing data from local, state, and federal agencies and validating third party data.
Experience with relational database management such as SQL Server, including developing and querying data warehouses and business intelligence packages; experience updating and maintaining project databases, files, and records and documenting data.
Experience using GIS software to design transportation-related databases and mapping applications; experience with ESRI software is preferable.
Successful project management/project coordination experience, including participating in the development of RFPs, scopes of work, budgets, and schedules, consultant selection, and contract management.
Experience supervising and evaluating the work of professional and technical employees; demonstrated ability to mentor and develop a team; experience providing administrative and professional leadership for assigned programs and projects (Senior level only).
Ability to communicate highly technical information effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to prepare and deliver public presentations and recommendations regarding various program elements to upper management, Boards, community groups, and other audiences.
Ability to research, analyze, and share information in support of policy decisions and the development of regional transportation systems.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including local, state, and federal transportation agencies, other government officials, and community groups; ability to gain cooperation and consensus through discussion and persuasion.
The selected candidate can anticipate a driving record check upon hire, and approximately annually thereafter. The results of the check may determine whether the selected candidate will be permitted to drive for SANDAG business.
Salary and Benefits SANDAG rewards the efforts of its employees with a comprehensive compensation package. Competitive salaries are supplemented with a flexible offering of health, financial security, and time-off benefits to meet the work and life needs of employees and their families. This Transportation Modeler position will be filled at the Associate or Senior level depending on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. The annual salary ranges are: Associate Modeler - $55,598 to $92,516; Senior Modeler - $70,959 to $118,076. Our benefits include traditional health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. And to support the need to rest and rejuvenate, employees are provided with a bank of paid time off in addition to paid holidays. How to Apply
We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG Employment Application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the Employment Application but are not a substitute for this document.
The Employment Application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . Completed applications and related materials can be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, courier, or delivered by hand. See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information.
This position is Open until Filled. The first review of applications for the Transportation Modeler position will begin on December 15, 2017.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SANDAG will accommodate persons who require assistance in order to apply for a position at SANDAG. Applicants requiring an accommodation due to a disability during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, including requesting this document and related application materials in an alternative format, should make their needs known by contacting Human Resources at (619) 699-1900, (619) 699-1904 (TTY), fax (619) 699-6905, or email@example.com .
Additional Application Requirement
To help us further evaluate the skills and experience of individuals interested in this position, applicants are asked to prepare a cover letter and respond to the Supplemental Questions below. The information can be up to 500 words per question and should be submitted with the Employment Application. This is considered a required component of the application; applications received without a response will be screened out of the selection process.
1. Describe a research project you were involved in that required the use of various sources of data. Explain the goal of the project, the types of data used, your role in the project, and the QA/QC process of data and results. 2. Describe a modeling, forecasting, or statistical analysis project you were involved in that required custom programming and scripting. Explain your role in the project.
Candidate Selection and Notification
All candidates will receive written confirmation that their application was received. The hiring manager will begin reviewing and evaluating applications within a few days of the first review date. The best qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. All candidates will receive written notification as to the final outcome of their application.
The SANDAG website contains a wealth of information about our various project and program areas. The Careers section of the site lists all of our current Job Openings as well as information on how to apply for positions and Frequently Asked Questions about our recruitment process.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, applicants hired by SANDAG must show acceptable proof of identity and evidence of authorization to work in the United States.
SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Gainesville, FL, United States
NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm
Bachelor's degree in arboriculture or forestry and two years of experience with pruning, trimming, cutting, removal, planting, diagnosis and treatment of tree problems, and maintenance of trees and shrubbery; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Must possess certification from the International Society of Arboriculture as a Certified Arborist. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida driver's license. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and a criminal history background investigation are required prior to employment. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Class "A" Commercial driver's license within 6 months of employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status. Position Summary: This is highly responsible specialized, technical work developing, implementing and maintaining the Alachua County Tree Program. An employee assigned to this classification plans, organizes, manages and directs the work associated with the planting, protection and maintenance of trees on all County property including office buildings, fire stations, road right-of-way, medians, stormwater basins and parks and conservation lands. Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained. Examples of Duties: Directs, supervises and assists in the structural pruning and removal of trees on County property. Identifies purchases, operates and maintains equipment necessary for planting and maintaining trees. Operates truck and trailer combinations; hauls equipment, materials, debris and supplies. Responsible for the Tree Mitigation budget for the County's Tree Program. Cuts, trims, prunes, clears, stakes and irrigates trees and shrubbery as necessary for proper growth, health, density and appearance. Conducts tree evaluations on County property. Provides technical assistance and professional direction for tree management. Administers annual contract(s) with local nurseries to provide trees. Organizes volunteers for tree planting efforts. Receives complaints from general public regarding trees on County property, inspects trees, and works to repair damage. Organizes inventory information on tree planting sites. Performs periodic inspections and prepares reports and recommendations concerning conditions and needs of trees. Develops and implements amendments or changes to ordinances regarding tree protection, as required. Prepares preliminary and final reports based on research, interviews or field investigations. Performs related work as required. NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Extensive knowledge of arboricultural principles and practices. Knowledge of tree care, pruning and planting techniques. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary in arboriculture. Knowledge of and ability to apply tree appraisal techniques, including the relationship of planned, natural and built environments. Knowledge of tree and shrub species for appropriateness in rights of way and roadway medians and stormwater basin area. Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules, regulations, and ordinances related to environmental protection and vegetation management. Knowledge of computers and relevant software. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of tools and materials used in arboriculture. Ability to operate tools and equipment used in the maintenance and care of trees and shrubs. Ability to detect shrub and tree diseases and determine appropriate corrective measures. Ability to keep records and prepare reports. Ability to analyze emergency situations quickly and accurately and respond with an appropriate course of action. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, outside agencies, and the general public. Ability to effectively oversee and coordinate work efforts of staff, contractors and/or volunteers. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move in excess of 100 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts, and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.