Texas Southern University was founded in 1927 and became state institution in 1947. Texas Southern possesses an impressive array of undergraduate and graduate programs, a diverse faculty, more than 80 student organizations, and an alumni network comprised of educators, entrepreneurs, public servants, lawyers, pilots, artists, and more, many of whom are change agents on the local, national and international stage. Nestled upon a sprawling 150-acre campus, Texas Southern has served as a cornerstone for developing the greatest potential in leaders from various socioeconomic, cultural, and racial backgrounds. Texas Southern is located in the heart of the city, giving its students and faculty easy access to the Museum District, neighboring educational institutions, the Texas Medical Center, downtown Houston, two major airports and all of the city's major freeways. More than 9,000 students, along with nearly 1,500 faculty and staff comprise the University's community making it one of the nation's largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Answers routine questions concerning department activities and operations. Screens and directs telephone calls and visitors to appropriate person(s). Takes messages as necessary. Types and edits routine correspondence, reports and other documents from rough draft to provide final typewritten copy for review and signature. Coordinates and arranges meetings, luncheons, seminars, conferences, and travel plans. Prepares meeting agendas, reserves rooms and facilities, and distributes minutes of meetings when required. Organizes and maintains file system. Files correspondence, materials and other records for future reference according to established file retention schedule and procedures. Sorts and distributes incoming mail. Prepares outgoing mail and correspondence, including e-mail and faxes. Assists with the coordination and tracking of pending assignments or requests for information from internal and external contacts. Verifies information or records and ensures accuracy and completeness. Makes copies of correspondence or other printed materials and operates a variety of standard office equipment. Orders and maintains supplies, and arranges for equipment maintenance and repair. Collects and compiles data for various reports prepared by others. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent and specialized or technical training.
Requires one to three years of related experience. Requires a working knowledge of standard practices and procedures.
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