UPLIFT Project Specialist

  • Appalachian State University
  • Boone, NC, USA
  • Oct 04, 2023
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


UPLIFT Project Specialist

Department: Management - 255300

Minimum Qualifications

License/Certification Required

Essential Job Functions
The position of Project Specialist is a temporary opportunity to work with the UPLIFT program, which is focused on rural tourism in North Carolina. The project specialist will work for a minimum of three months, remotely, with the option of extending. The position is anticipated to run no more than six months.
The project specialist will lead and/or assist with 2 to 3 particular components of the UPLIFT program. Opportunities include grants database management, curating and creating educational videos on a particular aspect of rural tourism, monitoring media coverage of UPLIFT and the participating counties, assistance initiating a podcast series, and contributing to an online knowledge center which houses resources for North Carolina rural counties interested in tourism. It may also include supporting establishing systems to design and manage the above activities. The specific components that the candidate will focus on will be agreed between the candidate the the program team.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

Preferred Qualifications
Attention to detail; ability to work independently, professional communication; organizational skills

Work Schedule/Hours: 10-30 hours a week depending on candidates’ availability; The project specialist will work for a minimum of three months, remotely, with the option of extending.
Anticipated Hiring Range:
Closing Date:

To apply, visit https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/38464

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

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