Departmental Assistant

Memphis, TN
Feb 05, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision. Rhodes College invites applications for a Departmental Assistant to support the departments of Anthropology & Sociology Department and Psychology Department. Process assigned materials including proof-reading and editing tasks; maintain calendar of events; assist in production of departments' newsletters and websites; perform general receptionist duties, including greeting visitors, answering inquiries, distributing mail and handling incoming/outgoing communications; operate and maintain office equipment; establish and maintain filing and record keeping for the departments; monitor office inventory and place supply orders; schedule appointments and makes travel arrangements as necessary. Coordinate faculty searches and manage planning, promotion and logistics of departmental events. Oversee hiring, training, scheduling and supervising student workers assigned to the departments.Minimum of three years of office administration required; proficiency with MS Office required. Excellent communication skills required. Demonstrated ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously, consistently meet deadlines and exercise professional judgment.Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. Please visit to apply online. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.