Administrative Assistant - Mellon Center

Grade 11


  • Three to four years office experience and/or on-the-job training.
  • Knowledge of office systems and procedures and/or specialized skills;
    typically acquired in up to one year of post-high school training.
  • Computer experience using database, word processing and spreadsheet software
    (Microsoft Office preferred).
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles, methods and terminology, preferred.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong communication/interaction skills, with sensitivity to office protocol in working with a diverse constituency
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to work independently


  • Provides support for the university committees and programs associated with the Associate Dean of Curricular and Faculty Development: CETAL, May Term, Curriculum Council, Faculty Development, General Education (including Gateway), Writing Center, Writing Program.
  • Maintains databases to track Faculty Development programs, May Term courses, curricular action proposals and Gateway Colloquia.
  • Provides support to maintain department budgets, data entry of requests, tracking and reporting.
  • Organizes workshops and events for programs; reserves rooms, orders food, arranges publicity.
  • Assists in revision of handbooks and catalogs for all programs and the University Catalog.
  • Assists committees with scheduling meeting times.  Prepares correspondence, both email and formal, as necessary and directed.  Distributes minutes electronically.
  • Maintains Mellon Center department web pages.
  • Researches and responds to specific questions regarding detailed university policies and procedures from faculty, students, parents, administrators and vendors.
  • Hires, trains and supervises student workers.

If interested in this position, please contact Terri Knapp at or ext. 3536 in the Human Resources Department no later than Monday, February 25, 2013.

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