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KCOM - Administrative Assistant Biochemistry

A.T. Still University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

KCOM - Administrative Assistant Biochemistry

Job Category: Administrative/Clerical
Requisition Number: KCOMA002744
Kirksville, MO 63501, USAKirksville, MO 63501, USA

Job Details

A.T. Still University's Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) is seeking an Administrative Assistant for the Biochemistry department. The position reports to the Chair of the Biochemistry Department. This person will be the secretary for the entire department; therefore, other faculty members of the department will have task-specific supervision of the secretary. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing routine secretarial tasks (typing, filing and retrieving records, answering the telephone, acting as a receptionist, etc.) and other various departmental tasks as may be required from time to time.

Major Job Duties
  • Typing documents (letters, class handouts, etc.)
  • Retrieving, sorting, and delivering mail
  • Answering the phone
  • Taking and delivering phone messages
  • Filing and retrieving records
  • Interacting with students (during the Biochemistry departments teaching periods)
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Maintaining the Departmental website (during the Biochemistry departments teaching periods)
  • Placing and receiving orders of supplies
  • Maintaining the departmental office supply inventory
  • Maintaining financial records of the department and of the faculty's research funds
  • Help faculty in preparation of educational materials (obtaining, scanning or photo-copying images, etc.)
  • Making travel arrangements for faculty members

  • Computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet use, website maintenance, Email, image scanning)
  • Ability to pleasantly interact with faculty, staff, and students
  • A “can-do” attitude
  • An aptitude for learning new tasks

  • This job may be occasionally stressful due to strict deadlines, which sometimes leave little time for work to be done. The job will require a person who is capable of handling this stress and is willing to work hard to accomplish the task in a timely fashion.

ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit:


Required Multitasking Intermediate





High School or better.

Required Familiarity with word-processing is essential.

Preferred Familiarity with other computer skills (spreadsheets, website maintenance) is desirable.

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