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Administrative Assistant

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Salary for Announcement

The salary range for this position is $34,000 – $51,100. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, education, experience, specialty, and training. The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

MSU Denver offers excellent benefits that include medical, dental, retirement, tuition benefit, and more.

Posting Details

Posting Number


Position Title

Administrative Assistant

Position Number


Pay Grade


Employee Category

Professional staff


Mathematics and Statistics

EClass Code

Full Time Professional Staff

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking applicants for an administrative assistant position. This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the department. Duties include supporting the day-to-day operations of the department front office and advising students regarding prerequisites for lower division math classes.


Department Operations (60%)
  • Provide customer service in a fast-paced high-volume environment by serving as first point of contact for students and other visitors of the main office in a front desk position
  • Monitor voicemail and departmental email accounts to effectively and efficiently answer/route inquiries
  • Monitor and order office supplies and equipment
  • Ensure confidentiality of information
  • Process student override requests
  • Advise students in the resolution of enrollment and scheduling problems
  • Instruct students on appropriate course placement
  • Retrieve and distribute mail to faculty and staff
Administrative Support (25%)
  • Provide administrative support to the chair, faculty, and department unit
  • Data entry, organizing and archiving files, and assisting with projects as assigned by the chair
Communications (10%)
  • Assist with department external communications; this includes content development, editing, and maintenance of website and social media
  • Assist with updating department signage throughout the department space, including the Majors Lounge and Math Tutor Lab
Other Duties Assigned (5%)

Required Qualifications
  • Professional experience providing general clerical, office, or administrative support
  • Experience providing customer service and working directly with the public and internal staff
Important Note : Successful applicants will ensure their resumes clearly demonstrate that their work experience describes how they meet all required qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and the general public
  • Professional experience as an administrative assistant in a higher education institution or similar environment
  • Experience using Banner or comparable student information system
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and within other collaborative work situations
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel, OneDrive, etc.
Work Hours

Administrative assistants work in an office environment and work a standard work week. There is an option to work remotely a maximum of two days per week.

Posting date


Closing date

Closing Instructions

Open Until Filled

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please see Special Instructions for more details.
IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Contact information for two professional references.

Talent Team Representative

Amy Hamik

Talent Team Representative E-mail


MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.
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