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Academic Administrative Assistant (Sunderman Conservatory)

Gettysburg College
Pennsylvania, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Jul 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Gettysburg College is seeking a full-time Academic Administrative Assistant to work for the Sunderman Conservatory of Music. This position provides supervisory, administrative, and office management services for the Sunderman Conservatory of Music, its director, faculty members, and guest artists. Specifically, responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: serving as initial contact person for the department; providing administrative support to the Director; working closely with Conservatory admissions team to provide scheduling and logistical support for audition days, open houses, and other recruiting events for prospective students and families; managing Conservatory advertising, social media, and website content in partnership with other offices on campus; generating faculty meeting and retreat minutes; serving as administrative support for faculty searches; and working in partnership with other Conservatory staff to coordinate scheduling of Conservatory facilities for a variety of departmental operations and events.


High school education or equivalent required, with a post-high school degree preferred. A minimum of three to five years in administrative services highly desirable, experience in academic support preferable. Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite required; general accounting and website maintenance experience desirable. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; prioritize and organize daily responsibilities and longer-term projects; work both independently and as part of a team; accurately handle a variety of tasks simultaneously; learn new software applications; successfully meet deadlines; have professional and supportive interactions with students and faculty in a diverse environment; handle confidential information in the appropriate manner; work in a fast-paced environment; work with high volumes of electronic mail; pay attention to detail and maintain accuracy; occasionally work weekend hours and overtime. Gettysburg College   seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.


Application materials must be received by August 6, 2021. Support Staff, Full-time

Hourly rate: $16.25 per hour, negotiable depending on experience.

This is a three (3) year appointment beginning in September 2021 through May 2024, with possible renewal pending funding approval.








EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not


limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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