Assistant to the Director

Florida Atlantic University - Jupiter, FL4.1

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Position Summary:
Florida Atlantic University is seeking an Assistant to the Director, Jupiter, FL.

The FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities or CARD, is one of seven autism support centers in Florida funded by the Florida Department of Education. The center provides supports to families, schools, and the community for the purpose of helping persons with autism optimize their potential. With offices in Boca Raton, Jupiter and Port St Lucie, FAU CARD now serves over 5,400 families and persons with autism. We offer general as well as technical training on autism with special attention to the nature of the disability, issues of safety, inclusion, preventing problem behaviors, and instruction. CARD services are provided at no charge.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Respond and follow up to parent requests on the website, email and phone.
Assist ED, Director and AD in securing training locations and completing required paperwork.
Responsible for compiling intake packets.
Performs clerical support.
Assists with other administrative duties.

Minimum Qualifications:
A high school diploma or equivalent and one year of appropriate experience required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.

Must also have excellent customer service, organizational and time management skills.

$13.36 - $16.18 per hour.

College or Department:

John D. McArthur Campus - Jupiter

Work Days and Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Application Deadline:

Special Instructions to Applicant:
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

Preference in appointment will be given to eligible veterans, spouses of eligible veterans, and certain family members of eligible veterans, in accordance with Florida Statutes, Section 295.07. Please submit your DD214 (Member 4 preferred) showing your dates and character of service with your application as an attachment or fax to 561-297-3915 or scan and email to, prior to the closing date of the position. If faxing your DD214, please also send an email to to notify us that the form was faxed, make sure the email includes your name and the REQ# of the job that was applied to.

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.

A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.

This position is funded with recurring grant funds with an expiration date on June 30, 2020. Renewal of funding is anticipated; however, not guaranteed.