Sr. Administrative Assistant
Sr. Administrative Assistant
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.
Provides support and assistance to the Vice President for Advancement (70%), The Chief of Staff in the President's Office (20%) and the Board of Trustees (10%). Collaborates with the Senior Administrative Assistant to the President in supporting the work of the President, the President's Office and the Board.
VP for Advancement Support
Chief of Staff Support
Board of Trustees Support
o Oversee collection and preparation of board book materials and printing, posting, and distribution of physical and electronic copies.
o Maintain electronic board portal.
o Prepare and distribute a board directory.
o Collect conflict of interest forms on behalf of Audit Committee.
o Assist in preparation for board orientation.
o Finalize board meeting notes/minutes.
Serve as a liaison to the Governance and Executive Committees of the board providing assistance with scheduling meetings and with the preparation of agendas and materials.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as Microsoft Office, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology; Skilled at written and verbal communication in order to convey information effectively and as appropriate for the needs of the audience; Knowledge of English language including meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle a variety of assignments at the same time are required. Position requires complete trustworthiness and the ability to deal with all University constituents. Frequent interaction with the President, Senior Leadership Team, and Trustees is required to provide information, execute projects, and resolve issues.
Education and Experience
10 years of professional office experience or a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of professional office experience required. Experience in a higher education environment is preferred.
Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods. Position requires the ability to move about the campus. Position requires the ability to talk and to hear instruction. Position requires occasional manual dexterity and the ability to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle, and reach. Position requires occasional stooping, crouching and bending. Position requires the ability to occasionally lift up to 10 pounds. Working conditions are indoor.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 12 months
Other Number of Months:
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Posting Date: 06/06/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date:
Posting Number: AH00743
To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/2312