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Administrative Assistant 2

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-23
Req: R-971


105F-YN - Administrative Assistant 2

Business Title:

Administrative Assistant 2


Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Administrative Assistant performs complex secretarial and administrative duties in support of the School of Information in the College of Arts and Sciences. The incumbent will manage the Director’s calendars, serve as the office administrator for programs within the School, and works closely with the finance/budget team. This position is responsible for serving as the primary point of contact and has frequent contact with faculty, staff, students, and internal and external constituents; maintaining program emails, acting as a faculty liaison, collecting course materials and evaluations, responsible for course scheduling, and event coordination for all events within the School.

Required Qualifications:

  • One year of experience as an Administrative Assistant 1 OR a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or closely allied field and two years of responsible office experience at the senior clerical level or higher. Clerical or office work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Graduate study may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated experience effectively handling confidential and sensitive information.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing administrative oversight and assistance to a senior administrator preferable in a higher education environment.

  • Experience using SharePoint.

  • Knowledge of Washington State University including experience with university policies and procedures.

  • Professional working experience in higher education.

  • Experience with course scheduling or managing similar complex schedules.

Additional Information:


College of Arts and Sciences

Department Name:

School of Information

Department Link:


City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164

Monthly Salary:




This is a permanent position.

Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by May 6 at 11:59 p.m.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Required Documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 7/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time