Administrative Associate**

Albany, NY
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
7 Columbia Circle, Albany, NY 12203

Closing Date: July 30, 2017

Excelsior College, a regionally accredited, virtual, private, nonprofit institution of higher learning is seeking dynamic applicants for the position of Administrative Associate in the School of Nursing.


The Administrative Associate will be required to access College-wide data systems, arrange meetings with internal and external stakeholders, monitor unit budgets and expenditures, coordinate student appeals, and prepare meeting minutes and routine correspondence. The position requires working knowledge of the Student Information System and an understanding and adherence to student and employee policies.


  • Respond to the needs of stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure the College and SON are perceived as customer oriented and responsive.
  • Compose, modify and proof routine and confidential correspondence including letters, memos, and forms.
  • Coordinate meetings of the Nursing Faculty Committee, SON Advisory Committee and other committees as necessary; including scheduling, travel, technology, refreshments and minutes.
  • Manage daily academic operations related to student appeals and academic progression decisions.
  • Utilize available data systems to create reports in support of SON initiatives.
  • Coordinate travel for senior nursing leadership team.
  • Organize and track office expenditures in support of the annual budget.
  • Process purchase requests and adjunct] consulting faculty payment as necessary.
  • Serve on college-wide committees and task groups as assigned.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Associates Degree from a regionally accredited institution required
  • High level of interpersonal communication skills to provide quality staff and student service
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail is critical
  • Must demonstrate excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as team member
  • Regular hours extend to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Advanced skills using computer-based applications including Microsoft Office and the College's student information system; willingness to learn new computer software; type minimum of 50-55 wpm.

Application Information

If you have problems with online submission, please call 518-464-8532. Thank you.

Excelsior College offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package that includes paid time off, retirement, and excellent health insurance. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and the names of three professional references. Please submit requested information at


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