Brinson Honors College Administrative Assistant #T00683

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Working Title:

Brinson Honors College Administrative Assistant #T00683


Office of the Dean, Honors

Salary Range:

$15.00 - $21.00/Hr

Posting Information:

Temporary office assistant will be responsible for processing paperwork as part of normal office workflow procedures, serving as receptionist to answer student questions and phone calls, and assisting with events and event planning. Other duties as required.

Temporary office assistant will work with the Executive Assistant and student workers to assure proper office functions and services.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:

Must be reliable and dependable. Must be able to work effectively in a collaborative office work environment. Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and proficiency in standard office computer software are essential. High level of organization and ability to prioritize and multitask are needed. Attention to detail is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and experience working in an office environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Management prefers a candidate with experience in writing and office management.

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply online.


Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department directly if selected for interview.

Please Note: Temporary employees are paid bi-weekly on an hourly basis and do not receive benefits.


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety:

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.




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Posted: 11/15/2020
Application Due: 1/14/2021
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