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Requisition ID:  21424

Administrative Assistant

Job Summary

Manage the daily operations of the Native American Educational and Cultural Center (NAECC).  Serve as initial point of contact for students, faculty, staff, alumni, administrators, and guests.  Provide administrative support to NAECC Director.  Represent the NAECC as administrative liaison with university academic, service, and support offices.



  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Two or more 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:

  • Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position
  • A background check is 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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