Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Center for START Services at the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability (IOD). The IOD is committed to excellence in the work place and offers a wide range of benefits including tuition reimbursement, comprehensive insurance coverage (health, dental, life, long term care, disability), career services, staff development and multicultural resources.

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Positions Available

Senior Program Support Assistant

The Center for START Services (CSS) is looking for an experienced Senior Administrative Assistant. Under broad supervision of the CSS Director and the Director of Operations, this position will include a variety of diverse program administrative responsibilities, using significant independent judgment in supporting day-to-day CSS operations, policies and procedures, maintain confidentiality, and coordination of national network of START services. This person will be based out of the Concord, New Hampshire office.


  1. High School Graduation and 7 years’ experience as an administrative or executive assistant
  2. Advanced use of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) including complex word processing, email, spreadsheets, database management, use of search engines, keyboarding skills, and other software applications as required by hiring department/unit.
  3. Familiarity with creating accessible documents.
  4. Organizational skills.
  5. Strong attention to detail and ability to work as a team member with minimal supervision.
  6. Effective note taking and documentation skills.
  7. Excellent interpersonal skills which include communication, listening skills, approachability, and attitude.
  8. Ability to manage several projects, timelines simultaneously in a growing, dynamic organization with shifting priorities.
  9. Customer service approach to work with strong skills of patience and problem solving.
  10. Experience developing work flows and systems to increase efficiencies.
  11. Experience in social work, health care, or customer service preferred.
  12. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the general public.
  13. Ability to represent the Center for START Services in a positive and professional manner during phone/written communication and in-person contact with program members, provider agencies, trainers and staff.
  14. Interest in and commitment to the Center for START Services and Institute on Disability’s missions.

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