Falk College - Sport Management
Administrative Assistant II
$20.67 - $23.08 per hour
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factors including, but not limited to, the job responsibilities;
the candidate’s education, training, work experience and key
competencies; the university’s strategic priorities; internal peer
equity; applicable federal, state, local laws, grant funding and
contractual requisites; and external market analyses.
Standard University business hours:
8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
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In collaboration with other administrative assistants in the
College, this position provides administrative support to the
Department of Sport Management. This position will provide support
to the leadership in Sport Analytic and Esports. Responsibilities
include coordinating and organizing department events, trips,
conferences, guest speakers, and information sessions. Assists in
coordination of program initiatives; ensure department activities
operate efficiently, including scheduling appointments and
meetings; coordinating and scheduling department faculty, adjunct
hires, coordinating Intra-University Transfer and academic minor
applications; coordinating faculty course evaluations; processing
student petitions; assist in supervision of work study students and
scheduling for tutoring/Help Desk. Duties include credit card
reconciliation, providing customer service to students/office
guests in person, by phone and by email. Creates, maintains and
updates student databases to monitor student academic progress and
course needs. Maintain listservs. Administrative support for the
Sport Analytics Summer College programs & new Esports
programming and initiatives/events. The ability to demonstrate
initiative, possess strong customer-service skills and multi-task
in a busy work environment is necessary.
Job Specific Qualifications
- A two year degree or equivalent combination of education and
experience, plus a minimum of five years experience in an academic
office, preferably in higher education. Bachelors degree
- Strong working knowledge and experience of overall University
academic system is very beneficial.
- Mastery of Microsoft Office applications including Excel and
PowerPoint is required.
- Must demonstrate professional maturity and flexibility.
- Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, time
management, customer service and organizational skills, and be
familiar with electronic communications.
- Database management is a plus.
- Highly skilled use of various computer programs including
Microsoft Office, among others.
- Ability to work in person year-round in Syracuse, NY.
- Provide administrative support to the department leadership,
faculty, support staff and students.
- Plan and coordinate travel/events for Sport Analytics/Esports
faculty and students. Assist with conference planning. Credit card
- Coordinate and organize course curriculum and program
- General office management, ordering supplies, greeting office
visitors, processing forms, answering phones.
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
resume and cover letter.
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