Skidmore College’s Neuroscience Program and Physics Departments seek an Administrative Assistant for a full-time, 11-month position. The Academic Administrative Assistant is a focal point of the department and programs’ office and provides front-line reception and service assistance to faculty, students, community members and parents. We are particularly interested in candidates from under-represented backgrounds who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to: budget maintenance, course scheduling, events coordination, course evaluations processing, department/program reception and general support, liaison to administrative offices such as Office Services, Purchasing, Registrar’s Office, Facilities, Financial Services, IT etc.; student employee supervision, report preparation, records management, supplies and equipment ordering, and faculty search support, and equipment, technology, and facilities maintenance.
Requires strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and multi-task. It also requires supervisory skills, excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written) and relationship-building skills; proficiency in using computers and technology—including word processing, spreadsheet, and accounting applications (Microsoft Office); and problem solving, creativity and resourcefulness. Patience, flexibility and a sense of humor are a plus. Also requires the abilities to both take direction and to work independently, as well as to maintain confidentiality.
Associate Degree or equivalent with 2-3 years of experience. Experience in office management/accounting and technology.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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