Department: McQueary College of Health & Human Services Administration
Pay Grade: 11
Posting Number: 20190153FTS
Appointment Type: Full Time Regular
The Administrative Assistant I provides administrative support to managers or supervisors or assists in providing administrative support for the department in conjunction with higher level administrative support positions. The Administrative Assistant I performs administrative support duties as determined by the supervisor and generally works with a limited number of less complex administrative and financial processes. The Administrative Assistant I assists the supervisor or other administrative support personnel with the department's administrative activities, stores and retrieves information, and may serve as the first point of contact for the department with the public, other departments, students, faculty, and staff.
Description of Primary Duties:
Provides administrative support to the McQueary College of Health and Human Services (MCHHS) Advisement Center. Job duties will include: providing reception services and customer service for the Center; providing general information to current and prospective students about the College’s programs, processes, and/or services when necessary; scheduling appointments for Center staff; creating and maintaining student files, making copies, and assisting with event coordination; and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education/Experience: A high school diploma or the equivalent and two years of general office experience or an equivalent combination of education and general office experience is required.
Skills: Keyboarding skills with speeds are required. A working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications is required. A working knowledge of or the ability to learn and use database applications, the web content management system, the administrative business system or enterprise resource planning system, and other systems or applications that may be used within the University or department is required. The ability to operate and troubleshoot electronic office equipment, computers, and peripherals, maintain moderately complex filing systems and records, and make mathematical calculations is required. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Must be able to train, assign work, and review the work of student workers. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Effort: Administrative support positions are primarily sedentary. Administrative support positions require extensive keyboarding.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The first date of consideration is July 26, 2019, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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