Requisition ID:  30139

Administrative Assistant, Office of Undergraduate Education

Job Summary

The broad scope of science at Purdue is our strength. 


The College of Science seeks an Administrative Assistant who will contribute to exemplary advising services for our undergraduate students. This position supports the Director of Undergraduate Education and Academic Advising and a staff of 30 advisors. 
 

The College of Science seeks an Administrative Assistant who will contribute to exemplary advising services for our undergraduate students. This position supports the Director of Undergraduate Education and Academic Advising and a staff of 30 advisors. As our Administrative Assistant you will provide administrative support for the Director of Undergraduate Education and Academic Advising and a staff of 30 advisors and perform a variety of administrative tasks including maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings and events, arranging travel or handling incoming inquiries. You may create agendas, flyers, or promotional materials, and update and maintain websites, databases and mailing lists. You will also assist in preparing reports. If a highly collaborative team-focused environment interests you, you may be our next Administrative Assistant.

 

What We're Looking For:

Education and Experience:

  • High School Degree or GED
  • Minimum of Two (2) years in a clerical or administrative support role 

 

Skills Needed:

  • Excellent customer service, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
  • Computer and related software skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, etc.
  • Typing, drafting, filing, data entry, proofreading and editing skills
  • Ability to:
    • Handle frequent interruptions, balance multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and maintain confidentiality
    • Identify routine problems and implement or recommend solutions
       

 

Additional Information:

  • Purdue University will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days
     


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette