Administrative Assistant VI
Administrative Assistant VI
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Department: Dean of Engineering
Position Status: Administrative Non-Exempt Positions
This position will provide a wide variety of support to the team that includes the Co-Directors of the Center for Global Public Safety, the Dean of Engineering and the Director of Engineering Operations. This support will be both administrative and clerical in nature.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate meetings and events on campus and in other locations. Responsible for managing complex calendars with frequent changes.
Prepare and analyze program 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 Director of Operations.
Maintain Center files.
Compose difficult/sensitive correspondence frequently requiring a high degree of initiative, judgement, originality, and knowledge of the subject matter.
Use a variety of business or technical programs (PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe) to complete information management to production tasks.
Assist with the development and management of the Center’s website, marketing brochures and flyers and other marketing and communication documents and media.
Other duties as assigned.
Posting Date: 08/22/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Hiring Range: $15.35-$16.50
WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.
Criminal Background Check Statement:
A pre-employment criminal records check is required.
To apply, visit: https://careers.wpi.edu/postings/4914
WPI’s reputation as a rigorous and innovative university rests on the shoulders of its faculty. A highly selective, private technological university and one of the nation’s first, WPI believes that when great minds work together, great advances follow. At WPI the boundaries to multidisciplinary collaboration are low—faculty members, students, and other partners work together on the real-world projects and purposeful research that are hallmarks of the WPI experience. We are most proud of a recent No. 1 ranking for “faculty who best combine research and teaching.” (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2016) Located one hour west of Boston, the university’s campus is in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving 21stcentury college city recognized as a growing hub of scientific and technological innovation.