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Office Assistant

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Job no: 493426
Work type: Staff Part-Time
Department: Online and Off-Campus Programs
Location: Moon Campus
Categories: Administrative Support/Clerical
Position Title Office Assistant

Position Department Online and Off-Campus Programs

Position Type Staff Part-Time

This position performs administrative and secretarial functions and provides general office support under the general supervision of the Director. The incumbent must be capable of working independently to determine and set priorities, resolve issues and organize multiple activities. Maturity, tact and diplomacy are critical to ensure positive and productive interactions with faculty, staff and administration.

Performs general administrative functions, including: telephone coverage, distributing mail, arranging appointments/calendars, scheduling meetings, typing correspondence, invoice processing, and performing data entry.

  • Maintains office records and related files.
  • Maintains and orders office supplies.
  • Arranges and attends meetings, conferences, workshops and other functions as requested.
  • All other duties as assigned. This is a part-time position not eligible for University benefits. Work hours are limited to 950 per calendar year and less than 29 hours per week on a regular basis.

  • Minimum Qualifications
    Associate's Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of office/administrative experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software packages (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Willingness to develop additional computer skills.
  • Adjust to other updated technology and grow academically as needed.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks without supervision.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Ability to appropriately handle sensitive and/or confidential information.
  • Attention to detail with excellent grammar, spelling and typing skills.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills, organizational and customer service skills.

  • Exemption Status Non-Exempt

    Act 153 Clearance Required No

    Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check No

    Required to Pass a Credit Check No

    Additional Posting Information None

    Special Applicant Instructions None

    Advertised April 12, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time

    Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable private doctoral-level institutions in Pennsylvania. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2016, for the first time in its history, RMU was ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In 2017, RMU had among the biggest increases of all national universities in the U.S. News and World Report annual "Best Colleges" rankings released, rising 12 spots to No. 176.

    Robert Morris University is dedicated to changing the lives of its students and employees so that they can go out and change the lives of others. The University combines academic excellence with a professional focus offering numerous undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. In 2011, Robert Morris University was named as a "Top Workplace" by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette , which names the best places to work in the Greater Pittsburgh region.

    RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued.

    RMU's main campus in Moon Township features 230 rolling acres and provides all the benefits of a traditional university campus, just minutes from the airport and downtown Pittsburgh.

    At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origin, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds. We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world. Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
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    Posted: 6/12/2018
    Application Due: 7/19/2018
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