Prison University Project Job - Temporary Program Assistant
Prison University Project
Job Description - Temporary Program Assistant
Minimum three-month, part-time position
19 hours per week
Start time: As soon as possible
Reporting to the Program Director, the temporary Program Assistant is responsible for providing programmatic support to the staff and volunteers of the College Program at San Quentin State Prison. This role requires interaction with a wide range of people, including students, correctional staff and administrators, and volunteers.
This is a part-time position for three months. The primary duty will be escorting volunteer faculty members to and from afternoon and evening classes inside the institution and supervising classes on-site while in-session. For this reason, we seek a candidate available at least two afternoons and two evenings per week who already holds a Brown Card with San Quentin State Prison. This position will regularly include work on Fridays and on Sunday afternoons and evenings.
Other job duties include providing support for the day-to-day operation of the College Program at San Quentin, including overseeing small administrative projects and conducting administrative tasks such as photocopying, data entry, and filing.
Key Success Factors:
• Strong organizational and time management skills; detail-orientation
• Strong work ethic
• Ability to interact with a wide variety of constituencies professionally
• Mastery of basic computer skills (MS Office Suite including Excel, Google Documents and Group, etc.)
• Position requires lifting up to 40 pounds for ¼ of the time.
Compensation: $17 per hour
Statement of Non-Discrimination
In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/ harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/ domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Temporary Program Assistant" in the subject heading.
Allyson West, Executive Director
California Reentry Program
P.O. Box 483
San Quentin, CA 94964