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Office Assistant

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Oct 31, 2023

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Executive, Other Executive
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Part Time

Office Assistant

Job No: 497548
Position Type: part-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Other, Clerical / Support

The Office Assistant provides general administrative and related support to the Office of Equity and Inclusive Excellence. This role will report to the Vice President, Equity and Inclusive Excellence.

Job Duties:

● Provides administrative and clerical support to the Vice President, Equity and Inclusive Excellence, including but not limited to: receiving and distributing communications; filing and handling highly sensitive and confidential materials; making meeting and travel arrangements; data entry; and credit card reconciliation.
● Screens and prioritizes incoming telephone calls, refers calls as needed, arranges call-backs as needed
● Manages calendars including prioritizing requests for appointments, weekly and bi-weekly meetings with direct reports, special meetings requested, and meetings requested by other administrative or academic offices
● Provides assistance to and works collaboratively with faculty, staff, students and guests of the university.
● Responds to faculty, staff, student, and external requests for departmental, college, or university information in consultation with the other staff
● Drafts correspondence as requested.
● Maintains databases and compiles reports, utilizing e-mail, calendar scheduling software, university enterprise system, and basic computer software such as Word, Excel, and Access.
● Maintains a high degree of confidentiality in communications and office work
● Performs additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 year of related experience in an office administration.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Proficiency in using a computer and proficient skills and experience with word processing, spreadsheets, database, scheduling software and e-mail.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Administrative office experience, preferably higher education.

    Work Type:

    This is a staff non-exempt, non-benefits eligible position. This temporary role will work 35-40 hours per week (Monday-Friday) with an expected end date on or before April 1, 2024.

    This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.

    Salary Range:

    This is a Staff Non-exempt position with a hiring range of $15.50-$19.00. The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

    Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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