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Cap Center Administrative Assistant

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 12, 2024

Cap Center Administrative Assistant

47 Elaine Langone Center

Position Title:
CAP Center Administrative Assistant

Position Type:
Full time

47 Elaine Langone Center

Staff Non-exempt

Job Summary:
The Campus Activities and Programs (CAP) Center Administrative Assistant reports to the Associate Dean of Students and provides support to CAP Center professional staff including the Associate Dean of Students, the Director of Outdoor Education and Leadership (OEL), the Director of Campus Activities and Student Media, and Assistant Directors of Campus Activities and Programs in the daily operation of the office. Additionally, the CAP Center Administrative Assistant creates marketing materials, inputs events into the Events Management System, and prints CAP Center and student organization materials for campus events. The Administrative Assistant oversees the Elaine Langone Center Box Office, Student Mall Sales, and CAP Center Student Ambassadors. They will also assist the Associate Dean of Students and CAP Center staff in important divisional responsibilities, such as assessment, pre-orientation coordination, and financial processes. Responsibilities include the implementation of social events and leadership development programs for the campus community including the publicity and contract preparation for each event. The Administrative Assistant handles sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner. The successful candidate will have the ability to work with and support diverse students, student groups, staff and faculty.

This is a 12-month (35 hours a week), non-exempt (hourly), benefits-eligible position based in Lewisburg, PA.

The salary range for the position is $17.16 - $21.45/hour. The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidates credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.

Job Duties:

-Manage the daily front office operations of the CAP Center including, but not limited to, answering student and parent phone calls, responding to inquiries including answering emails and managing walk-ins.

-Assist in the coordination of the ongoing development of the current information systems and implementation of new system(s), including Anthology's Engage platform and the box office ticketing system.

-Create, design, and coordinate marketing materials for Campus Activities and Programs events, including assisting with social media marketing.

Minimum Qualifications:
-High School diploma
-Three years of progressively more responsible administrative positions
-Solid customer service skills, as well as the ability to work effectively in an active work environment.
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google drive, with the ability to learn new programs including Event Management System (EMS), Anthology's Engage platform, reporting systems, Canva, and website maintenance.
-Strong interpersonal skills and a desire to work with diverse, energetic, talented, college age students.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Demonstrated organizational skills including the ability to work independently or in a group.
-Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines.
-Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information in a professional manner.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree.
-Previous work experience in a higher education setting.

Job Exempt:


Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
  • Flexible scheduling options determined by role;
  • Medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
  • An outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!)
  • Full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
  • A comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
  • A myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card

To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

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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