The Administrative Assistant provides diverse administrative, secretarial and receptionist support to both the department chair and the overall department. Primary responsibilities include overseeing work-study assignments, assisting with registration and graduation requirements, coordinating the distribution, collection and processing of course evaluations, maintaining all departmental records, assisting with faculty search committees, ad hoc and reappointment review committees, and serving as an information source for students, faculty, and visitors, including prospective students and their families. Other tasks include providing basic secretarial services including typing, filing, photo copying, setting appointments, record-keeping, supply ordering, faxing, answering phones, mail distribution, special projects, and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent with 3 to 5 years of experience required; Associate degree with at least 3 years of experience preferred. Must have demonstrated mastery of Word, Excel and general database applications, a familiarity with web-based functions (e.g. searches, accessing info, etc.), and must be willing to learn new software programs as the need arises. Must have demonstrated record-keeping and file maintenance skills and excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication abilities. Knowledge of science terminology is desired.
Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly selective, independent college of 2,000 undergraduates. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union offers an exceptional benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.
Review of application materials will commence immediately and only finalists will be notified. Send resume and/or application materials to (Walk in applications also accepted from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday) :
UnionCollege Human Resources
Req. # 7027
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
Phone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529
UnionCollege, founded in 1795, is a highly competitive, independent college of 2,000 undergraduates. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union offers an exceptional benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission. Additional information about UnionCollege can be found at www.union.edu .
Diversity at UnionCollege
Union College ’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21 st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.
For more information please visit our website: www.union.edu/diversity and http://www.union.edu/campus/diversity/index.php
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity
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