Administrative Assistant

Location
Saratoga Springs, NY
Posted
Jul 07, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number
S00112P

Position Title
Administrative Assistant

Department
Adv - Skidmore Fund

Position Status
Full-Time

Position Type
Regular

Months per Year
12 Months

Work hours

Start Date (For temporary positions only)

End Date (For temporary positions only)

Position Band/Level
120 = SS15

Pay Range
$16.50 - $17.50 per hour commensurate with experience. Internal candidates may fall outside of this range and should contact Nancy Bruno with any individual questions.

Ad Text

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 Assistant Director, Assistant Director, Executive Director of the Skidmore College Saratoga Classic Horse Show (SCHS)/Director of Special Projects, and the Horse Show Marketing Director, with class fundraising campaigns, travel planning/arrangements, correspondence, reports, data entry, program and volunteer management. In addition, the Administrative Assistant supports several fundraising programs including the Skidmore College Saratoga Classic Horse Show, young alumni fundraising, Senior Gift campaign, and other special initiatives within the Skidmore Fund.

Minimum Qualifications

3-5 years of secretarial, book keeping, and word processing experience. High School diploma/College or Business degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent proofreading and grammar skills; high proficiency in technology including Microsoft applications, Advance database, Adobe Photoshop and desktop publishing; excellent interpersonal skills; pleasant and professional style with people and polished telephone skills; past experience supporting a budget or book keeping; ability to work in busy office environment and team setting; proven ability to work independently with little instruction; strong project management skills; confidentiality; flexibility; initiative.

Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.

CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.

Special Instructions to Applicant

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. The list must include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

All documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Human Resources at: careers@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5800.

Posting Information

Posting Date
07/06/2018

Open Until Filled

Closing Date

Quicklink for Posting
http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/2146

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other
  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD or ABD
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+


Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents


    Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
    Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result
    CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.

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