Administrative Assistant

Saratoga Springs, NY
Aug 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001680

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Department: Adv - Skidmore Fund

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Type: Regular

Months per Year: 12 Months

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Position band/level: 120 = SS15

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Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant provides a wide range of administrative support for the Skidmore Fund program, a fundraising effort that raises $7+ million annually. This staff member supports a Senior Associate Director and Assistant Director with class fundraising campaigns, travel planning/arrangements, correspondence, reports, data entry, program and volunteer management. In addition, the Administrative Assistant supports fundraising programs that includes Reunion Giving, Young Alumni, and Senior Gift.

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

Minimum Qualifications: 3-5 years of secretarial/administrative support, proofreading and grammar skills, word processing experience. Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service; polished telephone skills; ability to work in busy office environment and team setting; proven ability to work independently; strong project management skills; confidentiality; flexibility; initiative. Solid experience with Microsoft applications with particular emphasis on Excel. High School degree/College or Business Degree.

High proficiency in technology including Advance database, Adobe Photoshop and desktop publishing.

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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.

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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