# of Openings:
The Office of the Dean of the College seeks
a highly capable administrative assistant with at least five years
of relevant experience to support the University’s decennial
accreditation process, beginning in AY 2022-2023. Reporting to the
Associate Dean of the College for Curriculum and Assessment, the
Administrative Assistant for Middle States Accreditation will be
primarily responsible for the assembly, preparation, and
cataloguing of wide-ranging data sources required for the
To this end, they will assist with a
variety of administrative tasks such as meeting regularly with
MSCHE working group members to identify project needs; collecting,
naming, and organizing documents and data in support of committee
work; creating an online library of all accreditation materials;
preparing tables and exhibits for the self-study report; collecting
and curating independent work guides or other relevant materials
from the academic departments; and providing word processing,
proofreading and formatting for relevant reports and documentation.
The Administrative Assistant may be asked to support other
administrative aspects of the accreditation process as needed, such
as scheduling, preparing written meeting summaries, or making
logistical arrangements associated with the evaluation team site
This is a twelve-month term position with
potential to extend an additional six months, through the fall term
of AY 2023-2024.
- Collect, review, and assemble documents required for the
reaccreditation process. Create and maintain an online database of
relevant reports and materials. Develop and institute a naming
convention for required submissions, and monitor progress of
- Proofread written reports and prepare supporting materials as
needed, such as tables, charts, and footnotes.
- Meet regularly with relevant MSCHE participants (generally two
- four meetings each month) and prepare written meeting summaries.
Meet weekly with the Associate Dean to track completed work and
plan next steps.
- Other administrative duties as needed -- for instance, assist
with scheduling or logistical arrangements associated with MSCHE
- Five or more years of relevant work experience, preferably in a
higher education setting.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential,
along with a careful eye for detail and precision in all forms of
- A collegial spirit of collaboration and a willingness to shift
direction quickly as needed.
- Ability to take initiative, set priorities, work independently,
and thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment that requires one
to negotiate multiple demands.
- Strong work ethic and commitment to completing work on a timely
basis and at the highest level of accuracy and quality.
- Outstanding professional judgment, discretion, confidentiality,
- Excellent command of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint,
and Outlook; and familiarity with SharePoint.
- A college degree is required.
- Experience within Princeton would be useful, but is not
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
- Previous experience with complex projects that require close
attention to detail.
Princeton University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by