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Administrative Assistant, ELCM

Millersville University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 12, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary/Basic Function

The Administrative Assistant in the Department of Experiential Learning and Career Management will report directly to the Director. This position will provide administrative support to the unit, oversee daily operation of the reception area, communicate on routine matters with students, alumni, faculty/staff, and employer representatives during the regular business day, provide assistance, explanation of ELCM procedures, policies, and services, and provide personalized customer service to a high volume of employers, students, faculty, and community organizations. The Administrative Assistant will promote positive relations with all constituents served through personal service, proper business etiquette, and communication of ELCM services and benefits and act as the primary support person to the Director for Experiential Learning and Career Management in unit operations. The Administrative Assistant will also plan and execute ELCM job and graduate school fairs.

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 6,250 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. We have over 950 graduate students enrolled in 21 master’s and 3 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.

Annual Salary Range: $40,900.00 plus comprehensive benefits starting on the first day of employment, including:
  • Health insurance – Low bi-weekly premium. Employees pay 5% of bi-weekly salary for benefit coverage with ability to pay 2.5% when participating in the wellness program.
  • Dental insurance – Coverage is free to employee and dependents after 90 days
  • Vision insurance – Coverage is free to employee and dependents after 90 days.
  • Group life insurance – equal to annual salary (up to $40,000.00) at no cost to the employee.
  • Retirement – 2 plans to choose from.
  • Tuition waiver – employee, spouse, and dependents are eligible.
  • Vacation leave – up to 11 days accrued per year for first 3 years, increases to 19 days per year after 3 years.
  • Sick leave – up to 11 days accrued per year, including up to 5 days per year that can be taken to care for a family member.
  • Holiday leave – Up to 12 days per calendar year.
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.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree and three years of advanced clerical or para-professional experience or equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • A high degree of integrity and adherence to confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to successfully manage complex schedules using calendar management features.
  • Experience in taking clear and concise meeting minute notes.
  • Comfort with dynamic, fast-paced work environments; a sense of urgency and attention to deadlines and details.
  • Flexibility, willingness, and ability to pursue and adopt new ideas, information and technology, and process and summarize information.
  • Evidence of independent judgement, personal responsibility, and anticipatory thinking.
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • solve problems.
    • communicate effectively with people from varied social, educational, and economic backgrounds and demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues.
    • maintain a professional demeanor in fast-paced work environment.
    • learn academic and office policies.
    • change priorities with little/no notice
    • use office machines such as telephone, computer, scanner, copier.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook.
  • Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Successful interview (Including Word and Excel).
  • Successful completion of three background checks.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in higher education.
  • Experience using:
    • Handshake or similar career management platform
    • DocuSign or similar Banner or similar student information system.
    • Cascade or a similar web content software.
Special Instructions to Applicants
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Ability to work remotely if required due to emergency university closure.
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