Administrative Assistant

Saratoga Springs, NY
Jul 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001676

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Department: Theater

Position Status: Part-Time

Position Type: Regular

Months per Year: 12 Months

Work Hours: 18.5 hours per week

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End Date (For temporary positions only):

Position band/level: 120 = SS15

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Job Summary: The Academic Administrative Assistant is a focal point of the Theater Department office and provides front line reception and service assistance to the department chair, faculty, students, and community. We are particularly interested in candidates from under-represented groups that can add to the diversity and excellence of our academic program. Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to: budget maintenance; course scheduling; events coordination and support; course evaluations processing; department/program reception and general support; liaison to administrative offices such as Office Services, Purchasing, Registrar's Office, Facilities, Admissions, Financial Services, IT etc.; student worker supervision; report preparation; records management; supplies and equipment ordering; and personnel search support.

Requires strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and multi-task. It also requires excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written) and relations building skills; proficiency in using Macintosh and PC computers and technology--including word processing, spreadsheet, and accounting applications (Microsoft Office); and problem solving, creativity and resourcefulness. Also requires the abilities to take direction and to work independently, as well as to maintain confidentiality.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications: Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of coursework and experience preferred. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft office (spreadsheets, databases, word processing, presentation software). Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and administrative skills. Strong interpersonal skills. 2-3 years experience in program support functions.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
List of Three References

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Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume and list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

This system can support attachments up to 1.9MB. If you encounter difficulty attaching any one of the required documents, please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: or 518 580.5802

Pay Range: $16.00 - $17.00 per hour commensurate with experience. Internal candidates may fall outside of this range and should contact Nancy Bruno with any individual questions.

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Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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