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Requisition ID:  20742

Administrative Assistant

Job Summary


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. Serve as department’s thesis and dissertation formatting advisor.



  • High school diploma/GED. 
  • 2 years of experience in a clerical or administrative support role.
  • Excellent customer service, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions, balance multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and maintain confidentiality. 
  • 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 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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