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Administrative Associate

Rider University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 28, 2023
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Position Title

Administrative Associate

Position Description

Under limited direction, provides advanced administrative support to assigned staff or faculty members contributing to the operating efficiency of the work area. Operates independently in prioritizing workload and in determining how best to accomplish work objectives. Participates in projects and assignments, as required.

Position Requirements

High School diploma and an equivalent of 2-4 years of related work experience. Demonstrated effective communication and customer service skills required. Working knowledge of standard office equipment is required. Demonstrated computer proficiency is required with an emphasis on word processing, spreadsheet, and data management skills. Effective problem-solving skills and the ability to operate independently, prioritize and organize own work schedule, multi-task, and meet established deadlines. Demonstrated excellent recordkeeping, and organization skills required. The completion of a satisfactory background check is required. Demonstrated experience and/or ability to multitask and prioritize.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and desktop publishing software. Ability to multi-task, general appreciation of music.

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.


Princeton, NJ

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting?


If yes, # of pounds.

25 - 50 pounds

Do the essential functions of this job require long periods of standing?


Do the essential functions of this job require walking up stairs?


Do the essential functions of this job require stretching?


Do the essential functions of this job require bending?


Divisional Unit

Facilities & University Operations


WCC Conservatory

Position Type


Employment Group



12 months

Work Schedule

Monday Through Friday 10:00 am to 6:30 pm

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Close Date

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. A statement detailing your commitment to serving a diverse population with supporting evidence
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