Academic Affairs – Program Assistant (Job Announcement) Lincoln University of Pennsylvania #hbcu #jobs #hbcujobs



  • 60+ college credits, Associate’s degree, specialized training or certification in related area, or five or more years of related and commendable work experience.
  • Demonstrated advanced working knowledge of finance procedures and systems.
  • Outstanding analytical, technical, multi-tasking, time management, organization, and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional ability to build and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Exceptional data entry and processing skills.
  • Proficiency in automated financial/records management and document processing systems, i.e., MS Office Suite of Applications.
  • Work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to use good judgment, follow through on assigned tasks, and maintain confidentiality.
  • Commitment to professional development.

Essential Function:
Within established department procedural guidelines, the incumbent performs advanced or complex administrative support functions to complete assigned duties and ensure compliance with University policies and external/governmental agency regulations, Essential job functions may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan and coordinate office workflow to meet departmental performance objectives and ensure operational efficiency.
  • Perform advanced data and document processing functions in automated systems.
  • Prepare and distribute financial reports.
  • Respond to walk-in, email and telephone inquires and resolve related issues.
  • Maintain an organized office and protect sensitive/confidential information.
  • Access, retrieve and store records according to established file systems.
  • Perform general business and banking transactions, i.e., manage cash receipts, prepare bank deposits, purchase orders, account reconciliation, and accounts and receivables.
  • Compile and analyze financial and/or statistical data.
  • Prepare and distribute general correspondence and financial reports.
  • Complete special or cyclical projects and additional tasks that reflect the nature of the actual work assignment.

Working Conditions:
Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend work. Travel for administrative work is expected. The employee is subject to inside environment conditions: protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

Physical Demands:
Moderate lifting up to 20 pounds as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and body mobility to stoop, kneel, bend and reach.

Application Information

Postal Address: Office of Human Resources
Lincoln University
PO Box 179
1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University, PA 19352
Phone: 484-365-8059
Email Address: