Administrative Support Assistant I/II - Academic

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 16, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Schl Fisheries Aquac Aquat Sci

Division Name

College of Agriculture

Position Title

Administrative Support Assistant I/II - Academic

Job Class Code

DA02 A/B

Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The individual in this position serves as the main receptionist for the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, & Aquatic Sciences.

Essential Functions

Duties include, but are not limited to: answering the phone; receiving, greeting, and directing visitors and students; providing general information to the public; coordinating shipping, mail, and other delivery services for the school; scheduling the use and maintenance of departmental vehicles and class/conference rooms; serving as the liaison with Facilities for building access, repairs, and maintenance; surplusing furniture; maintaining departmental data using spreadsheets and data bases; assisting with meeting and workshop arrangements; liaison with IT for the surplusing of department computers; act as department liaison with IT for department computer repairs; performing a variety of routine clerical and administrative tasks for faculty and staff; serving as a member of a team providing support services and information; provide backup for other staff members when sick or on vacation; and performing other duties as assigned.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

2 years of experience required for Level I. Salary Range: $20,300 - $33,800

Area of Experience

Experience in clerical and administrative support services

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience in clerical and administrative support services. Salary range: $22,300 – $33,800

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills and have demonstrated ability to multi-task, set priorities, meet deadlines, and work both independently and as part of a team.

Minimum Technology Skills

Basic knowledge of standard office equipment and procedures.

Minimum License and Certifications

None Required.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include: knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, WordPerfect, Adobe, Access, e-mail, Internet, etc.; experience and knowledge of desktop publishing, website maintenance, graphic arts, and/or database management. Familiarity with Auburn University administrative and financial policies, procedures and the AU Banner system is also desired. Other desired skills are knowledge of various office equipment and ability to work with a diverse group of people.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$20,300 - $37,200

Job Category

Office/Administrative Support

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach/upload a cover letter and resume.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please provide how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have 2 years of experience in clerical and administrative support services OR a degree to use in lieu of experience?
    • Yes
    • No

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