Administrative Assistant, Department of Accounting

Position Summary

This position provides administrative support to the Chair and the department. The Administrative Assistant is also the first point of contact for students, faculty, staff, and others that may interact with the department.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Posting Number

Position Title
Administrative Assistant, Department of Accounting

Position Number
E 1073

Salary for Announcement

The beginning of the salary range is $35,094. The final salary will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s education and experience.

Employee Category

ACC - Accounting

EClass Code
Full Time Administrators


This position provides administrative support to the Department Chair and to the Accounting faculty; supervises student employees; assists students, faculty, staff, and guests in person, via phone, or email by scheduling appointments, meetings, and answering inquires; adjusts schedules and other student records as required; provides clerical and reception support to the Chair and faculty; orders, tracks, and maintains office supplies; prepares agendas and minutes for department meetings; maintains and operates office equipment; assists in the coordination of events for the department; performs other related duties as assigned.

Admin support 45%
Customer service 35%
Supervises student employees 15%
Other duties 5%

Required Qualifications

Associates Degree or the equivalent combination of education and related experience ( one year of education is equivalent to two years of administrative assistant experience).
Experience providing customer service.
Experience working in an office environment.
Experience using computer programs for word processing, database management, spreadsheets, email and internet.
Experience providing clerical support.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using Banner or related student information system database.
Experience using Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat .
Experience running Degree Progress reports, or other reports using similar higher education degree software.
Experience providing clerical support in an academic environment.
Experience with supervising and performance management of student employees.

Posting date

Closing date

Closing Instructions
Close on Closing Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.


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