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Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs and Art/Art History

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Hartwick College
Location
Oneonta, NY

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Date: July 15, 2021
Title: Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs

Description: Under the supervision of the Executive Assistant to the VP for Academic Affairs, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for general office and administrative support for the Assistant Provost and Projects Manager as well as general office support for the Department of Art & Art History.  Schedule and hours flexible.

Responsibilities

Office of Academic Affairs

General Office Support and Overview (25%)

    Serve as the forward-facing representative of OAA in directing inquiries to the appropriate OAA or campus officeCollaborate with the Executive Assistant to the VP for Academic Affairs and the Office & Budget Manager to keep them aware of the activities of the Assistant Provost and Projects Manager.  
Administrative Support for the Assistant Provost and Projects Manager (25%)

    Manage the daily calendars for the Assistant Provost and Office Manager, including on and off-campus engagements, meetings, telephone calls, appointments and other eventsTranscribe, archive and distribute meeting notes and recordsSolicit, receive, track, and archive electronic copies of course syllabiSupport academic program development, including searching for, compiling and distributing informationAssist with the development of faculty and selected staff contracts, including those for special assignments, staff duties, adjunct faculty, academic interns and others as assignedSupport the full-time faculty hiring process, including posting advertisements, supporting applicant travel, interview scheduling, and monitoring the process-including sending and verifying letters to applicants, candidates and new hiresIn collaboration with the Office & Budget Manager, manage processes and events for faculty awards, faculty and student grant programs, visiting scholars and in-residence facultySupport scheduling and organizing events such as Honors Convocation, Undergraduate Research Showcase, and othersOther duties as assigned
Department of Art & Art History

General Office Support (50%)

    Act as the forward-facing office representative for the departmentLead and organize office operations, including functions such as receiving and routing phone calls, email inquiries, Google calendar management, packages and mail, and othersMaintain the department Google calendarProcess Sophomore, Junior and Senior ReviewsManage Visiting Artist arrangements, including contracts, travel, and budgetsOversee the department budget, including material requisitions, workstudy hiring, and other ordering and simple contractsSupport admissions and recruitment activitiesProvide administrative support for the Gallery Coordinator
  • Participation in significant campus activities including Welcome Weekend, True Blue Weekend, and Commencement Weekend
  • Expected to comply with all applicable College, Federal, State, local and associational regulations
  • As a representative of the College, expected to comport oneself in a professional manner at all times, both on and off campus
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned
Qualifications: Minimum requirements for the position are an Associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university, with at least two or more years’ of experience in an office setting, preferably in an educational institution.

All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the start of their employment.

  • Familiarity with MS Office Suite, Google Suite or both
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Capability to work on-campus or remotely, with access to telephone and reliable high-speed internet for the latter contingency
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of faculty, student and staff records and communications
An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,200 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce. The College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.” 

Hartwick operates as a community of learners where there is a very real sense of belonging and connection.

Hartwick operates as a community of learners where there is a very real sense of belonging and connection. By joining Hartwick, you become part of a group of people who work together, share in our successes, and a celebrate our accomplishments. All positions at Hartwick contribute to the education and development of students with the opportunity to see the impact on future leaders—what you do at Hartwick really matters.

Our beautiful 425-acre campus is located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, New York—a charming town near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, flexible scheduling, opportunities to engage in athletic and cultural events (concerts, exhibits, and lectures) and tuition benefits for eligible employees and their dependents. Hartwick College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression and is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community.” Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational and employment environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

Hartwick College is committed to a diverse candidate pool, values an inclusive workforce and workplace environment, and wishes to minimize or eliminate the impact of implicit bias during the search and hiring process. 

To apply for the Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs position, please click here. All applicants are asked to submit the following materials with their online applications:

    A cover letter;A resume; A Diversity Statement that addresses how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement (https://www.hartwick.edu/campus-life/intercultural-affairs/diversity-at-hartwick/); andThe names and contact information for three references, with annotation regarding how the reference is related to you and your work (at least one of your references must be from a current and/or previous supervisor).
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.



 

 


 

Organization

Working at Hartwick College 

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1500 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority.  Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College has adopted a Liberal Arts in Practice curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.” 

Our Mission
Hartwick College, an engaged community, integrates a liberal arts education with experiential learning to inspire curiosity, critical thinking, creativity, personal courage and an enduring passion for learning.

Our Purpose
Our purpose as a college of the liberal arts and sciences is to educate people who will thrive in and contribute to the world of the future; people who are prepared to meet the personal, intellectual, and social challenges of a rapidly changing and increasingly interdependent world.

Hartwick graduates will be noted as being able to thrive in a world of global interdependence in which people of the broadest range of national, ethnic, social, and personal backgrounds will interact personally and technologically.

To thrive in this context will require that Hartwick students learn to: understand the world from a variety of perspectives; work constructively with people from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences; be avid learners and critical thinkers; communicate effectively and have a well-developed personal presence; be purposeful in their actions and value-based in their decisions; and know how to use information technology resources as a routine tool to enhance effectiveness.

Our Values
We are:

  • a college of the liberal arts and sciences, focusing on the development of the disciplines of thinking, learning, analyzing, communicating, and values-based judgment;
  • a relationship college, focusing on the development of a 24 hour per day, seven day per week, residential educational experience characterized by personal responsibility and collaborative relationships among faculty, students, and staff; and
  • a future-directed college, focusing on educating people in ways that will make them effective and contributing citizens to the world of their future.

Our Character:
By being intentional in fulfilling our values—taking those actions that help us better be what we believe we should be—we are a college of both quality and distinctiveness. We are a future-directed community of learners where students, faculty, and staff are mutually engaged in intellectual, social, and personal learning inside and outside of the classroom. Our curricular and co-curricular educational experience emphasizes: shared and interdependent learning; a balance of challenge and support; a caring commitment to the individual; intellectual, social, and individual rigor; the development of personal responsibility; and approaches that link theory and practice, what we term "The Liberal Arts in Practice." 

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