Requisition ID:  30313

Senior Administrative Assistant, Leadership Team

Job Summary

The Senior Administration Assistant for the Leadership team will provide high level administrative support for an individual, group of professionals, department, program or an administrative function.

Duties you will preform are:

  • Independently perform non-routine administrative functions such as coordinate events, conduct research for information, prepare reports or handle special projects
  • Draft and edit correspondence, promotional materials or presentations
  • May monitor operating budget and maintain financial records
  • Handle non-routine inquiries and issues from internal and external sources

 

About Us:

The Department of Computer Science was created to be an innovative base of knowledge in the emerging field of computing as the first degree-awarding program in the United States. The department continues to advance the computer science industry through research. Graduates of the program are able to solve complex and challenging problems in many fields. The increasing centrality of computer science in academic disciplines and society, and new research activities - centered around data science, artificial intelligence, programming languages, theoretical computer science, machine learning, and cybersecurity - are the future focus of the department.

What We're Looking For:

Education and Experience:

  • Requires a High School Degree or GED
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in an administrative support role

 

Skills Needed:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to:
    • handle frequent interruptions, balance multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and maintain confidentiality
    • collaborate and communicate with individuals at all levels within and external to the university to support department needs
    • interpret policies and procedures to proactively resolve issues or improve processes
    • identify problems and implement or recommend solutions
  • Drafting, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Advanced computer and related software skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, etc.
     

Additional Information:

  • Purdue University 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:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days
     


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette