FWS Administrative Assistant- Center for Writing and Dissertation Excellence

Mar 19, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type

Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-03-17
Req: R0004797

Job Description:

Saybrook University is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join its Center for Writing and Dissertation Excellence. Under the direction of the Director of the Center for Writing and Dissertation Excellence, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting the Director in communications and clerical duties relating to the operation of the writing center.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The Student Tutor position duties may include but are not limited to managing the writing center inbox, maintaining spreadsheets and other internal documents, contacting students via e-mail and telephone, updating online resources and webpages owned by the writing center, coordinating schedules/calendars with tutors and administrators, and performing other potential administrative duties required by the Director. This position will use technology such as e-mail, peer-to-peer video platforms, and learning management systems. Answering phones/e-mail, other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Administrative Assistant must have competent college-level reading comprehension and writing skills.
  • Student must be eligible for FWS

Position Qualifications:

  • Prior clerical experience and experience working remotely.

Physical Requirements:

The position requires regular access to the internet in order to check and respond to e-mail, update spreadsheets in the cloud, and review online content related to the work of the writing center. The position also requires communication with staff over peer-to-peer platforms such as GooMeeting and Skype, as well as hours of typing and reading each week.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Saybrook University:

Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century and continues to inspire a new generation of innovators. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University’s academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

For more information, visit www.saybrook.edu.

Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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