Project Specialist


University Park, California

14 days ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Project Assistant
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90089
Duration of Assignment: (7.5 hrs/day) approx 4 Months 
Work hours: Typically 8:30 am-5 pm, but will occasionally need to work evening or early morning hours

Client is a full-service career center that hosts various annual flagship career events, including two Engineering Career & Internship Expos each year, several networking activities, and career readiness workshops. The team also manages internship courses for credit, daily on-campus recruiting activities, such as company information sessions and on-campus interviews. 

 The Client Career Connections area is part of Client Admission and Student Engagement.
  • Review internship course applications including participant eligibility and maintain records of participants enrolled in the courses.
  • Grade submitted assignments for each course and coordinate with other client staff to help support the grading process.    
  • Provide appropriate guidance to international students regarding the internship courses for credit and refer students to client staff and other client offices as needed.    
  • Provide frequent status reports to the Sr. Director of Career Connections 
  • Assists in the planning and execution of client events as needed. 
  • Assists in the preparation and distribution of communication materials to students and employers.   
  • Provides exceptional customer service to students, employers, alumni, and staff.  
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • The client reserves the right to add or change responsibilities at any time. 
Preferred Education and Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to work occasional evenings or weekends.
  • Proven skill in developing and maintaining accurate, organized records, files, and filing systems. 
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing priorities and fluctuating workloads.   
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with a proven ability to meet deadlines; able to effectively prioritize, delegate, and execute multiple tasks..
  • Experience in working with MS Office and database programs.
  • Excellent written communication skills, with the ability to independently compose letters, emails, and memos; ability to proofread and edit client communication. 
  • Excellent verbal communication, including over the phone and public speaking.
  • Multicultural competencies and the ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating sensitivity, tact, patience, and diplomacy at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment with understanding and sensitivity to identify those decisions and activities that require higher-level consultation or group collaboration.
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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
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At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $31.00/hr.