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Requisition ID:  23444

Associate Administrative Assistant

Job Summary

This position will serve as a receptionist for the department.  Provide secretarial, clerical, and administrative services and support to faculty, emeritus faculty, affiliated faculty, and associated colleagues in multiple program areas in the department.  Support three study abroad programs.  Support graduate students as directed by faculty.  Provide administrative support for an individual or group of professionals.  Perform a variety of administrative tasks including maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings and events, ordering suppies, arranging travel or handling incoming inquiries.  Create agendas, flyers, or promotional materials.  Update and maintain websites, databases and mailing lists.  Assist in preparing reports.


The College of Education aspires to be a collaborative community.  We are innovators discovering new ideas and solutions that will foster a positive global impact for faculty, staff, students, and community.  Successful candidates are expected to embrace diversity, promote inclusive excellence, and encourage freedom of thought and speech.



  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 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:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment 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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