Administrative Assistant, Field Services (9 Month Academic Year position)
Job Summary/Basic Function
This position works as part of the field services team to assure that students who are pursuing teacher certification and other professional programs have access to appropriate field experiences throughout their course of study. Work independently to solve problems, develop procedures, and adhere to varied requirements of multiple accredited programs. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with local K-12 school district staff, university administrators, faculty, staff, students. May supervise a small clerical staff.
Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.
Salary is $30,600.00 plus comprehensive benefits including tuition waiver for self and dependents.
Approximate start date of position: August 16, 2021.
The State System Employee Benefits Summary can be found at https://www.passhe.edu/inside/HR/syshr/Benefit_Summaries/PEBTF_Summary.pdf
Bachelor’s degree and three years of advanced clerical or para-professional experience or equivalent combination of experience and training.
Demonstrated experience with database management and Microsoft Office.
Ability to handle multiple, complex tasks with accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team.
Ability to function in a high-energy, fast-paced, ever-changing environment while maintaining a professional appearance and demeanor.
Good organizational, communication, and analytical skills.
Independent judgement, personal responsibility, and anticipatory thinking.
Comfort with dynamic, fast-paced work environments; a sense of urgency and attention to deadlines and details.
Strong sense of diplomacy, responsibility, and tact. A high degree of integrity, adherence to confidentiality and have a high commitment to the University.
Flexibility, willingness, and ability to pursue and adopt new ideas, information and technology, and process and summarize information.
Demonstrated strong analytical and excellent problem-solving skills.
Communicate effectively with people from varied social, educational, and economic backgrounds and demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues.
Excellent customer service skills.
Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Successful interview (including clerical testing)
Successful completion of three background checks.
- Experience using Banner and Hyperion.
- Experience with web page maintenance.
- Experience working in higher education.
- Experience working or volunteering in Pre-K-12 setting.
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