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Administrative Assistant, Part-Time

Employer
Fairfield University
Location
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 28, 2024

Job Details

Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

The part-time Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the Bellarmine Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and the Bellarmine full-time and part-time Faculty members.

Essential Functions:
  • Organizing and maintaining files and databases in a confidential manner

  • Handling correspondence, managing calendars, assist with class assignments and room changes

  • Managing communications including emails and phone calls for the Associate Dean

  • Schedule appointments, meetings, and reservations as needed

  • Point of contact for Bellarmine full time and part time faculty members

  • Liaison to university offices including Registrar, Dean’s offices, & the Provost Office

  • Performs related duties and office projects as assigned by the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Qualifications for Administrative Assistant
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; an associate's degree in Business Administration preferred.

  • 2-3 years of clerical, secretarial, or office experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Comfortable with routinely shifting demands

  • High degree of attention to detail & follow through

  • Data entry experience

  • Working knowledge of general office equipment

  • Possess a working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

  • An understanding of Banner, Blackboard, Workday, CLSS, and other Fairfield University course registration tools is highly desirable

  • An appreciation for the Jesuit & Catholic mission of the university

Hours: Up to 19 hours per week

Location: Bellarmine Campus, Bridgeport, CT

Category:

Academic - Staff

Performs such other duties, responsibilities, and activities as required by supervisor and as departmental/University needs indicate.

*Disclaimer

The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain and should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, activities, and/or qualifications required or expected of employees assigned to this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change and new ones may be assigned at any time, with or without notice.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Load a resume or CV first, then upload supporting documents including a cover letter at the bottom of the third page under the "My Experience" section where it says to upload a Resume/CV. You will be able to upload up to 5 other documents in this section. You will be unable to edit your application, so please have all documents available before applying. Faculty Positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email the additional documents to the applicable contact in the job description. Staff positions : If you need to upload more than 5 documents, please either combine them to upload or email them to hr@fairfield.edu

Company

Fairfield Univesity

Our scenic, 200-acre campus is situated on the Connecticut coastline, just 60-minutes away from the heart of Manhattan and less than a mile from the beaches of Long Island Sound. But it’s more than just our surroundings that make our campus unique — it’s our commitment to each and every student’s personal and professional growth and their journey to becoming individuals of purpose.

For more than 80 years, Fairfield University has been graduating adept, accomplished, and socially responsible leaders in an academic community where the learning goes deeper, the friendships are more meaningful, and the experiences stay with you long after graduation. As a values-based, student-centric, outcomes-focused Jesuit Catholic University, we are committed to educating the whole person — mind, body, and spirit — and providing students with experiential learning and professional development opportunities that give them a competitive edge in today’s job market. At Fairfield, the future is filled with opportunities as limitless as your potential, and they all begin with you.

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