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Administrative Assistant Biomedical Sciences and Medical Humanities

Rocky Vista University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support
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Full Time
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Rocky Vista University

Rocky Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Rocky Vista University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location: US-UT-Ivins
Category: Administrative/Clerical
Type: Full-Time

Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Ivins, Utah has an immediate opening for a

Administrative Assistant Biomedical Sciences and Medical Humanities (Full-Time)

To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.


$16.44-$20.53 + per hour, the posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU's compensation plan. RVU's full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range. The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.


RVU offers a full benefits package that includes Health, Dental and Vision insurance, along with 2 weeks accrued paid vacation days per year, 12 accrued sick days per year, personal days, 13 ½ paid holidays and 401(K) match up to 7% based on employee's contribution. A hybrid work model with remote flexibility is also available for eligible positions.

RVU is is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Primary Purpose

Provide administrative assistance to the Faculty of the Biomedical Sciences and Medical Humanities departments.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist faculty with their planning and execution of curricular activities including labs, lectures, quizzes, and small group activities.
  • Order and receive supplies for the department, including submission of requisitions.
  • Schedule departmental meetings and other departmental events as assigned.
  • Document department and committee meetings.
  • Assist faculty in organizing work-related travel and reimbursement requests.
  • Serve as staff to assigned committees including scheduling, attending, and taking minutes.
  • Collegially greet students, answer phones, and schedule appointments.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice Chair of Biomedical Science or the Chair of Medical Humanities or their designee.

Marginal Job Functions

  • Assist administration, faculty, and staff in special projects as necessary.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate well and work effectively and cohesively in a team-based environment.
  • Working level of computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point).
  • Ability to work with high level attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to recognize and solve problems quickly.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of protected data (student grades, etc)
  • Ability to learn new software programs.
  • Demonstrate effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate initiate in carrying out job responsibilities.
  • Ability to keep a clean and well organized working environment.
  • Professional background or experience in education.
  • Knowledge of scientific and medical terminology.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience in secretarial/clerical position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or other advanced degree

Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.

Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021. Appropriate exemptions may be considered, and individual state laws may apply.

Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.


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