Academic Administrative Assistant - Sunderman Conservatory

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Job Title Academic Administrative Assistant - Sunderman Conservatory Department Sunderman Cons. of Music Position Summary

Gettysburg College is seeking a full-time Academic Administrative Assistant to work for the Sunderman Conservatory of Music. This position provides technology, supervisory, clerical, administrative and office management services for the Sunderman Conservatory of Music, its director, faculty members, and guest artists. Specifically, responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: serving as initial contact person for the department; coordinating day visit and audition schedules for prospective students; managing Conservatory advertising and social media outlets; generating faculty meeting and retreat minutes; serving as administrative support for faculty searches; and providing scheduling and logistical support for a number of events sponsored by the department.


High school education or equivalent required. A minimum of three to five years in administrative services highly desirable, experience in academic support preferable. Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite required; general accounting and website maintenance experience desirable. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; prioritize and organize daily responsibilities and longer-term projects; assist with formal and informal functions; accurately handle a variety of tasks simultaneously; successfully meet deadlines; have professional and supportive interactions with students and faculty in a diverse environment; handle confidential information in the appropriate manner; work in a fast-paced environment; work with high volumes of electronic mail; think and react appropriately to a variety of circumstances; pay attention to detail and maintain accuracy; work independently when needed; occasionally work weekend hours and overtime. Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.

Special Instructions Summary

Application materials must be received by June 21, 2019.

Support Staff, Full-time

Hourly rate: $15.00 – $15.25 per hour, negotiable depending on experience.

Posting Number 20100566A EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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    Posted: 6/12/2019
    Application Due: 6/22/2019
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