Job Summary/Basic Function
Millersville University of Pennsylvania is recruiting for a
Department Secretary for the Earth Sciences Department. This
position provides clerical support to the department chair and
faculty, including typing, filing, reception desk, and all phone,
written and personal contacts to the department.
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.
The Annual salary is $31,394.00 plus comprehensive benefits,
including tuition waiver for self/dependents. The State System
Employee Benefits Summary can be found at
At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning
and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of
diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC
values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an
inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of
the foundation for our learning and working environment.
Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in
compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is
committed to providing equal educational and employment
opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color,
national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are
encouraged to apply.
Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and problem-solving
A sense of urgency and attention to deadlines and details.
Ability to work with students of diverse cultures, racial and
- Six months as a Clerk Typist 1 OR completion of high school
business curriculum OR any combination of equivalent experience and
- Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel,
- Ability to:
- adapt quickly to changing student, employee needs.
- maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.
- provide exemplary customer service.
- organize, prioritize, meet deadlines, and follow up on
- perform detailed work involving written information.
- learn new skills as needed.
Ability to work independently and in coordination with
Ability to oversee student workers.
Knowledge of office procedures, policies, forms, and various
office filing systems including multiple indexing.
Successful interview (Including Word and Excel tests)
Successful completion of three background checks.
- Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and
Special Instructions to Applicants
- 2 Years of work experience in clerical/secretarial
- Prior professional work experience in an academic setting.
- Prior experience using specific systems (Banner, SAP, D2L