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Administrative Assistant II

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 10, 2023

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date


Closing date

Open Until Filled


Position Number


Position Title

Administrative Assistant II

Department this Position Reports to


Hiring Range Minimum


Hiring Range Maximum


SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:30pm

Location of Position

Hanover, NH 03755

Remote Work Eligibility?

Onsite only

Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.


Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

To coordinate and perform a wide variety of office activities for both the Religion department and the Philosophy department that will increase efficiency, coordinate the work of others, and ensure the smooth operation of the office.


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Associates plus 1-2 year(s) of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Two years of experience in a program or event office, ensuring the smooth operation of all aspects of meetings and events.
  • In-depth knowledge of office procedures.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to set priorities and adhere to deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and database programs. Demonstrated skill in problem-solving, decision-making, and trouble shooting.
  • Ability to generate content and update web pages.
  • Demonstrated writing and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at one time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of constituencies both on- and off-campus.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and to handling highly sensitive information.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Higher Education preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Meredyth Morley

Department Contact Phone Number


Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Meredyth Morley, Department Administrator

Department Contact's Phone Number


Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


General Office Support
  • Serve as receptionist for the departmental offices, point of contact for inquiries, receive, sort, and deliver departmental and faculty mail, and forward to off-campus faculty upon request.
  • Maintain office supply inventory, order supplies through college vendors and occasional college credit card (“p-card”) purchases.
  • Manage, train, and process time sheets for departmental student assistant employees. Support faculty with photocopies, scans, and desk copy requests.
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  • Serves as the initial point of contact for inquiries to the office.
  • Responds to inquiries and provides information or refers to appropriate individual to address the needs of the inquiry.
  • Disseminates department information via updating websites, email announcements, and announcements in local newspapers and event calendars.
  • Communicates with students, faculty, other campus offices, alumni, and visitors.
Percentage Of Time



Information Management
  • Maintains department files and databases to ensure accuracy and accessibility of information.
  • Maintains departmental major/minor degree communications, permissions and/or exemptions, and responds to inquiries regarding status.
  • Maintains departmental websites, course schedule listings, and event listings.
  • Maintains various contact information, course rosters, commencement invitations, and email announcements.
  • Maintains building and office directories and visiting faculty access requirements.
Percentage Of Time



Event Coordination
Coordinate speaker and function logistics, including guest itineraries, lodging and lecture room reservations, meal counts, catering, advertising, a/v, invitations, announcements, etc.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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Documents Needed to Apply
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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