Administrative Assistant

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Business - Small Business Development Center

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Job Summary/Basic Function

SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center is seeking Administrative Assistant will provide clerical support for the Regional Director and SUNY Canton SBDC staff under the supervision of the Regional Center Director.

Job Requirements & Essential Functions of the Job

• Answer telephones –in coordination other office staff to ensure coverage during regular business hours on weekdays, 8:30-4:30.
• Mail – sort and distribute mail to staff.
o UPS – assist staff with sending & tracking packages
o Produce letters on letterhead upon request
o Draft letters upon request
o Forward emails to the network, advisory board, and others
Send faxes and scan documents and send them via email
• Photocopying and Faxing – assist office staff upon request.
• Filing – manage office files; send files to archive and retrieve files from archives when needed.
• Assist with center’s Social Media, newsletter and email blasts.
• Financial- assist with processing payments, financial reporting
• Perform any other tasks assigned by the Regional Director

Required Qualifications

Associate’s Degree, excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree, experience in marketing and social media experience.


Dale Rice


Canton SBDC Office

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Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Pass Message

The screening and selection process is currently underway and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy further, you will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in this position at SUNY Canton.

Fail Message

Based on your responses to the questions on the employment application, you do not meet the minimum required qualifications for this position. Thank you for your interest in this position at SUNY Canton.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Diversity Statement