Careers at NIAM



TITLE: Program Assistant

HOURS: 20 hrs/week

Purpose/ Description

  • The program assistant’s role is visible, interacting with community members, consultants and the Board of Directors and is responsible for managing the coordination and logistics for existing programs that take place onsite and off-site at different schools in the Chicago metropolitan area and assist the Board of Directors to manage deliverables that include content, onsite set-up and take down, registration and payments and reports at the conclusion of each program.
  • A successful Program Assistant must have excellent communication and writing skills, keep the Board and partners fully informed of deadlines, goals and expectations of the program, demonstrate experience working with a variety of office software and technology platforms, efficiently coordinate between multiple teams on tight deadlines.
  • The program assistant reports to the Program Team leader and knowledge of Indo American culture and traditions is expected.
  • This position requires the candidate to have a valid Illinois driver’s license and a car be willing to travel to City of Chicago schools. All travel expenses will be reimbursed under government guidelines.
  • Please send a cover letter of your interest and experiences, along with a cover letter to