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FWS Administrative Assistant-University Relations

Saybrook University

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Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-05-12
Req: R0006135

Job Description:

Saybrook University is seeking a Federal Work Study eligible Administrative Assistant to join the Department of University Relations to work remotely (for not more than 20 hours a week).

Under the direction of the Director of University Relations, the FWS Student is responsible for providing general administrative support for the department.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Post and edit Saybrook information on social media (such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter).
  • Assist with grant research and contact community organizations to coordinate events.
  • Proof read miscellaneous documents and perform general office duties.
  • Prepares and delivers a wide range of services as it relates to University Relations activities
  • Assist with Event coordination
  • Coordinates travel arrangements and presentations.
  • Makes phone calls to alumni
  • Makes contact with Community Partners
  • Assist with email correspondence
  • Take notes for Alumni Council conferences
  • Assist with “thank you” letters and email
  • Assist with follow-up donor or gift contact.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Knowledge of Office 365 (word, excel, power point and outlook)
  • Strong Social Media knowledge (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled at Saybrook University and eligible for FWS
  • Exceptional ability to manage time and handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to manage social media websites
  • Able to work independently and as in a team as well
  • Completes tasks in a professional and timely manner

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
  • Must be able to bend and reach out to files and boxes
  • Ability to perform sedentary work

Ability to operate office equipment including computer, printers, and phone

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.

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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.


Working at Saybrook University 

Saybrook University is the world’s premier institution for humanistic studies. It is a rigorous and unique learner-centered educational institution offering advanced degrees in psychology, mind-body medicine, and organizational systems. Saybrook’s programs are deeply rooted in the humanistic tradition and a commitment to help students develop as whole people – mind, body, and spirit – in order to achieve their full potential. Experiential learning and professional training are integral components of the transformative education offered through Saybrook’s programs.

Saybrook University is growing to bring together new disciplines and apply its humanistic perspective to a broad spectrum of practical fields.

The University comprises graduate programs divided into four cohesive schools focused on specific disciplines and career and professional outcomes:

·  School of Organizational Leadership and Transformation (OLT)

·  School of Mind-Body Medicine

·  School of Clinical Psychology

·  School of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Our global community of scholars and practitioners is dedicated to advancing human potential to create a humane and sustainable world. We accomplish this by providing our students with the skills to achieve and make a difference, empowering them to pursue their passions and their life’s work. Our scholars and practitioners are creative, compassionate innovators pursuing new ways of thinking and doing for their professions, organizations, and communities.

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