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Administrative Assistant - Academic Affairs

Employer
Saint Catherine University
Location
Minnesota, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Deans
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details Position Title Administrative Assistant - Academic Affairs Division Academic Affairs Department/Office Accreditation Position Summary St. Catherine Universitywelcomes applications for a full-timeAdministrative Assistantposition that will provide administrative and general office support for the Dean of Health Sciences and the Assistant Provost for Accreditation and Academic Accountability.

St. Catherine University is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and our graduates have the highest economic mobility rates of all Minnesota private colleges. In this role you will support vibrant programs in the health professions and contribute to projects that positively impact student academic success. The Assistant Provost for Accreditation and Accountability leads efforts to ensure student learning. Our Health Sciences programs are top notch, levering our students into careers with wages that support families. Responsibilities include:

  • Complete a wide array of general office tasks including ordering office supplies, calendar management, scheduling and attending departmental and program-specific meetings, recording and distributing minutes, schedule appointments, travel, reports, etc.
  • Manage and respond to incoming inquiries from students, partners or faculty and treat all with respect and dignity.
  • Effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously, taking work direction from supervisors who have a high sense of urgency and short timelines.
  • Provide technical support online for video conference meetings, phone conferences, interviews and more.
  • Support the administrative business functions of the department by maintaining the website and databases, producing newsletters, and creating various forms of correspondence.
  • Manage office and equipment set-up for new employees and create new hire orientation schedules and training agendas.
  • Assist with organization and submission of accreditation documentation for both Higher Learning Commission and MN Office of Higher Education.
  • Manage multiple departmental accounts with active purchasing activities by reconciling accounts monthly, maintaining running balances of sub-accounts established within the department, and preparing financial reports which are relied on by the supervisor for making financial decisions.
  • Coordinate event logistics for recurring department events including scheduling meeting spaces, catering and more.


St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherineenrolls studentsin certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats. Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three years of experience in administrative support including drafting and editing reports and other communications.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite and video meeting tools.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in higher education

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service. EEO Statement St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us athr@stkate.eduor 651-690-6565. Application instructions for STAFF VisitSt. Kate Careersto apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment.

Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete theirCOVID-19 vaccination series unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visitstkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

Our university is a proud member of the Upper MidwestHERCand is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www.uppermidwestherc.org. Posting Number 20210217-STAFF Posting Start Date 12/10/2021 Application Deadline 01/25/2022 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *St. Kate’s is committed to making Inclusive Excellence a reality and has identified “Drive a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” as one of six priorities in the strategic plan. Give a specific example of how you have promoted a culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion in your current or recent role(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. *Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit stkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine. We include this information to ensure that candidates are aware of and acknowledge understanding of the new requirement.
    • I have read and understand the requirement.
  3. *Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates who are authorized to work in the United States.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. *St. Catherine University welcomes applications from candidates who are traditionally under-represented. We are happy to consider candidates who are currently in possession of a temporary work visa, however, please be aware that we do not offer employment visa sponsorship. Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Maybe
  5. *Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. *How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University website
    • St. Catherine University employee
    • Academic Jobs
    • American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
    • Association of Catholic Colleges/Universities
    • Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • College or University website
    • Council of Independent Colleges
    • DisabilityConnect.com
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • DiversityConnect.com
    • Facebook
    • Google Jobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine
    • IMDiversity
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • Latinos in Higher Ed
    • LGBTConnect.com
    • LGBTQ in Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • Minnesota College Professionals Association
    • Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
    • MinnesotaWorks.net/Minnesota Workforce Center
    • Minority Jobs
    • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
    • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
    • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
    • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)
    • OutandEqual.com
    • People of Color in Higher Education
    • Pioneer Press
    • Pollen Midwest
    • Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce (SPACC)
    • SimplyHired.com
    • Star Tribune
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Twin Cities Senior Student Affairs Officers listserv
    • Twitter
    • VeteransConnect.com
    • Women in Higher Education
    • ZipRecruiter
    • Other
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
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