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Requisition ID:  16110

Associate Administrative Assistant

Job Summary

The Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies is seeking an Associate Administrative Assistant. This position reports to the Administrative Services Manager, and provides support primarily to Libraries Administration, as well as to other Libraries faculty and staff as needed. This support includes but is not limited to: scheduling meetings in Outlook/Teams/WebEx/Zoom, booking conference rooms, assisting with Concur travel booking and expense reports, drafting correspondence, taking meeting minutes and helping with other projects as needed. In addition, this position serves as a receptionist, and will provide backup support to other administrative assistants on an as-needed basis. This position may alternate working in different office spaces, so strong organizational skills and flexibility are required.



  • High school diploma/GED
  • 1 year of experience in an administrative support, customer service, or clerical role
  • Excellent customer service, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions, balance multiple tasks, and maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Computer and related software skills to include Word, Outlook, Internet, etc.
  • Typing, drafting, filing, and data entry skills    


Additional Information:

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more visit: https://bit.ly/3DH3z6f  
  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits visit: https://bit.ly/3zA1Qxb
  • 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

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