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Requisition ID:  20444

Administrative Assistant

Job Summary


Provide administrative and secretarial support for the College of Health & Human Sciences (HHS) Office of Student Services, serving as a receptionist in HHS Student Services. Support advisors, recruitment, scholarships, student success programs, and career development. Provide administrative support for an individual, group of professionals, department, program or other administrative function. Perform a variety of administrative tasks including maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings and events, arranging travel or handling incoming inquiries. Create agendas, flyers, or promotional materials. Update and maintain websites, databases and mailing lists. Assist in preparing reports. Train student workers and mentor in day-to-day tasks and projects.


  • High school diploma/GED. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a clerical or administrative support role.
  • Excellent customer service, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and cooperatively with the team.
  • Computer and related software skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, etc.
  • Ability and willingness to be flexible and work in a changing environment.
  • Typing, drafting, filing, data entry, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Ability to identify routine problems and implement or recommend solutions.



Additional Information:  

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit  
  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary  
  • Purdue 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: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan 
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply 

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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