Program Assistant

Job Summary

This position is responsible for coordinating and supporting RCI’s Dealing with Dementia and REACH programs, as well as assisting with additional program support across all RCI programs.


  • Coordinates and supports the Dealing with Dementia Training Program. (45%)
    • Coordinates Dealing with Dementia training venues set-up and training schedule.
    • Ensures the timely delivery of all training materials to multiple sites across the nation.
    • Maintains updated DWD Calendar on RCI website.
    • Provides general administrative support for all trainings.
    • Maintains and updates master schedule of all DWD workshops and DWD Trainer classes.
    • Enters data from all DWD assessments into spread sheets and grades the data as entered.
    • Maintains ongoing communication with trainers to ensure adherence to program standard operating procedures.
    • Maintains database of active DWD trainers, sites, courses, books, and agreements.
  • Provides supports for RCI REACH Program. (45%)
    • Coordinates ongoing communication with RCI REACH delivery sites and coaches.
    • Coordinates and assists in planning program evaluation meetings with RCI REACH delivery sites.
    • Provides general administrative support for all trainings.
    • Ensures timely delivery of all program materials to multiple sites across the nation.
    • Maintains database of active agreements and tracks deliverables from RCI REACH delivery sites.
    • Assists with collection and reporting of data as needed.
  • Provides additional support and assistance to other RCI programs as needed. (10%)

Required Qualifications

  • Associates degree required.
  • More than two years of related experience required.

Required Documents to Attach

Please attach cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of university and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation and arithmetic.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Strong communication skills with a wide variety of audiences.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Skill in the management of files and records.
  • Skill in the use of such office equipment as a computer, scanner, fax machine, and copier.

About Us

Georgia Southwestern State University – a four-year institution – cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs. 

Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.

Contact Information

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Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check and drug screen.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southwestern State University is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the University takes affirmative action to preclude discrimination in recruiting, transferring, training and terminating of employees because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, veterans status, disability or any other reason in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, executive orders and other regulations which prohibit discriminatory employment practices.