Temporary Administrative Assistant

Saint Paul, Ramsey County
Apr 07, 2014

Job Summary

The University of St. Thomas invites applications for a temporary Administrative Assistant in the Human Resources Department.

This position will support the implementation of a new applicant tracking system with a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, navigating the system's functionality, creating training guides and materials, proofreading training documents, coordinating meeting logistics, assisting with system testing, troubleshooting technical issues, coordinating communication plan, and participating in implementation team meetings.

This position will require 30 – 40 hours a week lasting for three to six months.


Equivalent to a high school diploma and two years of human resources experience required. Human resources experience in recruiting and working with an applicant tracking system is preferred. The successful candidate will have technical skills; excellent communication skills; ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information; exceptional organizational and customer service skills; aptitude for attention to detail; and flexibility. Candidate should have the ability to use Microsoft Word for the creation, editing, and review of documents including formatting text and tables, embedding graphics, and using track changes. Candidate should have the ability to use Microsoft PowerPoint for creating, editing, and viewing presentations including using slide templates, inserting graphics, and printing handouts. Comprehensive knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and syntax are critical.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.