Administrative Assistant I (11 month position)

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Posting Details

Date New Hire NeededJob TitleAdministrative Assistant I (11 month position)DepartmentCenter for Religion, Spirituality and Social JusticeJob Summary

Provides a wide range of technical and administrative office support to the Dean of Religious Life and supports basic receptionist and administrative secretarial assistance to other staff in the CRSSJ. Provides student religious groups on campus with administrative and budget support at the request of the Dean. This position will occasionally require work in the evenings and on the weekend. Maintaining confidentiality is an essential part of this position.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires three years of experience in a service-oriented environment or an equivalent combination of higher education and experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must be proficient with desktop publishing and graphics, databases, word processing, spreadsheets, social media and the World Wide Web. Must also have accurate composition and editing skills with an emphasis on grammar and punctuation, excellent organizational, interpersonal, and time-management skills.

Preferred QualificationsLink to Job DescriptionAdministrative Assistant ILink to Organizational ChartFLSA CategoryNon-ExemptStaff/FacultyStaffEmployment StatusFull-TimeEmployment CategoryRegularPosting DateClosing DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check prior to first day of employment.

Open Until FilledYesPosting NumberS00695Diversity Statement

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and working environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed or any other protected class. Discrimination and harassment on any of the bases covered by state or federal antidiscrimination statutes is unlawful and a violation of Grinnell College policy.

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      Posted: 10/15/2020
      Application Due: 1/13/2021
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