Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities
FT/PT: Full Time
The Administrative Assistant will support the daily functions of the Department of Economics under the direction of the Administrative Officer and Department Chair. Provide information and resolve problems for faculty and students, escalating when appropriate. Maintain graduate student paper and electronic files. Prepare and process a variety of confidential documents and maintain confidential materials. Assist with management of departmental space and order office supplies; oversee mail distribution and walk-in and phone reception; provide department-wide basic computer assistance. Provide support for new department initiatives and assist with event planning. Train work-study students, supervising and assigning their work in consultation with senior administrators and staff.
Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience in an administrative position or office environment; good working knowledge of academic setting is a plus. Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as ability to work independently and on a variety of tasks. Demonstrated record of resourcefulness with good judgement and problem-solving skills. Excellent computer skills with flexibility to adapt to new technology and solve basic technology issues.
Requisition Number: STFR005589
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