The Student Services Center administrative assistant provides comprehensive administrative support to all adjuncts and select faculty and administrators. The administrative assistant contributes to a student-centered environment at the School of Law by greeting and assisting visitors and students in a courteous manner. The administrative assistant works with a team, maintains a professional demeanor, and handles matters with care.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as the primary contact for adjunct faculty by assisting the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs with scheduling and communications, processing HR paperwork and onboarding, and assisting adjunct faculty with course management, including providing basic technology assistance when needed.
Provide administrative support to faculty – preparing class rosters, course materials, and other correspondence.
Support exam administration by formatting, printing, and preparing exams, entering accommodations, and proctoring.
Welcome and assist students with services such as parking permits and fees, package pickup, IDs, and tuition payments.
Manage office supply inventory – order office supplies, organize supply closets, and track inventory.
Manage mail processing – operate USPS postage machine, prepare UPS packages, and track postage spending.
Assist with events – Book Awards ceremony, Grad Fair, and orientation.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Six months to two years of experience.
A two-year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school. Two to five years of experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent interpersonal skills, oral, and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Ability to adapt to change
Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software
Ability to learn and use institutional software systems
Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).
Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.
The University of Detroit Mercy has one goal - to help our students realize their dreams and ambitions. We fulfill that goal by offering challenging academic programs taught by talented, committed professors and supplemented by hands-on research, co-op, and internship opportunities.