Administrative Associate III - Assistant to the Chair

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Administrative Associate III - Assistant to the Chair

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

$2,954 – $4,330 per month

Occupational Category:



Dept of Psychology and Philosophy

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Educational and Experience Requirement:

Associates Degree in related field. Four years relevant administrative assistant experience or experience in a related field. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of education.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Performs complex administrative assistant duties for the Department of Psychology and Philosophy.

Primary Responsibilities:

Performs complex administrative assistant duties. Provides departmental or University information to students, departments, and staff. Prepares, reviews, revises, and interprets polices and procedures. Distributes correspondence, forms, reports, and documents necessary for effective department functioning. Maintains frequent contacts for administrator with public and university officials. Maintains complex personnel, administrative, or other special reports in confidence. May respond to correspondence not requiring attention of supervisor. May handle appointments, calendar, mail, inventory, travel, files, surveys, and memberships for the department and administrator. Handles P-Card purchases and monitors expenses related to budget and grants. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Requires general knowledge of standard office functions. Ability to apply knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, procedures, or principles of office management and supervision to work problems; to develop and modify work procedures, methods, and processes to improve efficiency; and to compose effective correspondence. Some knowledge of psychology and philosophy terminology is helpful. Work may require frequent contacts with people of prominence and public importance, students, and the general public. Exercises independent judgment in prioritizing duties, projects, and other assignments based on interpretation of general policy and guidelines provided by the supervisor.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/23/2021
Application Due: 1/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time