Functional Title: Academic Administrative Assistant
Department: Department of Humanities
Reports to: Department Chair
Primary Function: Provides reception and office management support
Essential Functions: Supports department faculty; completes academic plans for all English, history, and humanities majors; facilitates contact between students and advisors, including supervising the signing of all academic plans and scheduling senior project presentations; coordinates day-to-day office services, such as purchasing office supplies and equipment and scheduling office facility maintenance in accordance with University purchasing policies and budgetary restrictions; provides secretarial services for all department meetings, keeping and posting minutes; and participates in decision-making for matters concerning the humanities department.
Description of Duties:
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or equivalency with 6-12 months job-related experience. Experience in supervising the work of others is preferred but not required.
Physical Requirements: While performing the essential duties of this job, the Academic Administrative Assistant is regularly required to sit and stand sporadically, use wrist, hands and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing and stapling papers, talk frequently to convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, and hear average or normal conversations. The Academic Administrative Assistant will occasionally be required to lift supplies and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Visual abilities are required by this job to prepare or proof documents or operate basic office equipment.