Requisition ID:  30088

Administrative Assistant

Job Summary

As the Administrative Assistant you will provide administrative support for an individual or group of professionals. You will perform a variety of administrative tasks including maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings and events, arranging travel or handling incoming inquiries. This position may create agendas, flyers, or promotional materials. As well as update and maintain websites, databases and mailing lists.


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