Administrative Assistant VI

May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Administrative Assistant VI

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Position Status: Administrative Non-Exempt Positions

Basic Function:
Serve as confidential assistant to the Department Head of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Provide clerical/administrative support for department faculty. Maintain a working knowledge of policies and procedures associated with WPI

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the department head with the execution of a wide variety of complex administrative support functions.
  • Prepare and analyze department budget records and provide administrative support for all confidential matters; prepare and process purchase orders and other financial documents for review and approval of the department head. Maintain departmental files.
  • Maintain department head schedule. Schedule appointments and arrange meetings for the department head and ECE faculty. Make travel arrangements as needed.
  • Assist the department head and search committee with department faculty and staff recruiting and hiring.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Position Requirements

  • High school graduate with additional schooling desired with five or more years of service in an administration position.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office and computer skills required as well as familiarity with other personal computer applications. Ability to learn other WPI software programs is a must. (for example - STARS, EPAF, People Admin, Banner)
  • Excellent judgement, communication and organization skills are required
  • Must be able to related well to all levels of the campus community.

    Posting Date: 05/24/2017

    Open Until Filled: No

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Hiring Range: $15.35-$16.50

    EEO Information:
    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

    Criminal Background Check Statement:
    A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

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    WPI, the nation's third oldest private technological university, established in 1865 by New England industrialists John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn consists of 80 acres set in a safe, residential section of Worcester, Massachusetts—the second largest city in New England—home to 13 colleges, and situated 40 miles west of Boston.

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