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Administrative Assistant - EOS Program

Employer
Drew University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 19, 2023

Job Details


  • Drew University seeks applications for a Part-Time ten month Administrative Assistant position in the Educational Opportunity Scholars Program. Reporting to the Director, the Assistant will join a dynamic team providing support to the Director, Assistant Director, and Counselor. Student success is central to the mission of EOS and the Administrative Assistant must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment, frequently interacting with students, staff, faculty and parents, and oftentimes working with sensitive and confidential information.

    The Administrative Assistant’s responsibilities include coordination of the daily operations of EOS:
  • Greet visitors and ensure reception area creates a welcoming environment;
  • Ensure efficient execution of administrative procedures and processes central to the department;
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information and refer to other resources as appropriate; must provide accurate information on academic policies and procedures;
  • Maintain department records, research information, manage data, prepare reports, edit and format documents and presentations, and produce standard reports, including those related to EOF/OSHE;
  • Regularly engage with software applications related to student support, including the University’s Academic Alert System, and provide technical support to new users;
  • Manage calendars, contacts and correspondence for the department;
  • Assist the Director in monitoring departmental budgets and report on status, variances, and potential issues;
  • Maintain adequate office supplies and other material required for the operation of the department, creating PO's and requisitions and submitting for timely payment;
  • Responsible for departmental communication, including website maintenance;
  • Room scheduling and service requests, as required;
May be responsible for the timely and efficient execution of special projects and other work unique to the department as assigned.

This a part-time (20hours per week), in-person, 10-month position from September to June.
Qualifications:
Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree is preferred and/or a combination of education and experience which demonstrates knowledge and understanding of office administration, work organization, coordination, data collection and report writing. Knowledge, Skills, and Qualities:
  • Office administration experience; organizational and communication skills; demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Google docs; data management skills, including ability to cull and consolidate data for reports.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a high regard for detail.
  • Strong customer service experience and the ability to professionally greet staff, visitors and students.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population.
  • Flexibility and the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
About Drew University:

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.

It has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 students and has 136 full-time faculty members, 96% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in 40 disciplines and offers 19 dual-degree programs.

Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch , ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as seven New York City semesters and several international study abroad programs.

The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers a wide array of distinctive and flexible advanced degree programs designed to meet the needs of almost any busy schedule. All programs are based on Drew’s renowned commitment to faculty-student mentorship, opportunities for out-of-the-classroom experiential learning, and facilitating a robust intellectual community.

The Theological School has a distinguished history rooted in the United Methodist Church. Today, it serves many denominations as a center for preparing clergy and leaders for service in the church and the world. Its focus on biblical and theological scholarship and social justice has made it a sought after destination for students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Following federal and state requirements; a candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States if selected for hire.

These positions are subject to a background check.



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Drew University

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.

It has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 students and has 136 full-time faculty members, 96% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in 40 disciplines, with 59 available minors, and offers 18 preprofessional and 19 dual-degree programs.

Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch, ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as New York City semesters focusing on Communications & Media, Contemporary Art, Museums & Cultural Management, New York Theatre, Social Entrepreneurship, Wall Street, and the United Nations, and several international study abroad programs.

Drew also houses the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.

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