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FWS Administrative Assistant- Center for Writing and Academic Success

Saybrook University

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Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-08-13
Req: R0006527

Job Description:

Saybrook University is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join its Center for Writing and Academic Success. Under the direction of the Director of the Center for Writing and Academic Success, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting the Director and Assistant Director in communications and clerical duties relating to the operation of the writing center.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating and maintaining social media for the writing center.
  • Drafting monthly (or bi-monthly) infographics to be emailed to students.
  • Creating promotional materials for events and resources provided by the writing center.
  • Managing the writing center inbox when full time staff are unavailable.
  • Maintaining spreadsheets and other internal documents.
  • Contacting students via e-mail and telephone.
  • Reviewing and managing online resources and webpages owned by the writing center.
  • Assisting the Director and Assistant Director in utilizing WC Online, the writing center's appointment management system.
  • Participation in weekly team meetings with writing center staff.
  • Performing other potential administrative duties required by the Director.
This position will use technology such as e-mail, peer-to-peer video platforms, and learning management systems. Answering phones/e-mail, other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Administrative Assistant must have competent college-level reading comprehension and writing skills.
  • Student must be eligible for FWS.

Position Qualifications:

  • Prior clerical experience and experience working remotely.
  • Experience in marketing and/or social media.

Physical Requirements:

The position requires regular access to the internet in order to check and respond to e-mail, update spreadsheets in the cloud, and review online content related to the work of the writing center. The position also requires communication with staff over peer-to-peer platforms such as Zoom and Skype, as well as hours of typing and reading each week.

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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