Business Title: Administrative Assistant - CCOB and SEAS
Location: WSU TRI-CITIES CAMPUS
Employee Type: Classified
Job Family: Civil Service and Non-Permanent - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Administrative Assistant 2 position provides high-level administrative, general office management, and program support to Academic Directors, faculty, and staff. The duties of the position include managing day-to-day activities with internal and external constituents of the university and managing projects and events. This position is also responsible for personnel duties and will serve as the HR partner in Workday.
This position will manage a wide range of sensitive and confidential personnel and administrative issues, using independent judgement and discretion to ensure the delivery of superior customer service.
One year of experience as an Administrative Assistant 1 OR a Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or closely allied field and two years of responsible office experience at the senior clerical level or higher. Clerical or office work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Graduate study may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.
Strong organizational skills and a willingness to take initiative.
Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple programs and deadlines and solve problems for a wide range of complex tasks.
Demonstrated strong customer service skills.
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills including demonstrated productive and collaborative working relationships with a broad range of internal and external constituents.
Demonstrated experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel.
Experience working in an environment requiring high attention to detail.
Experience working collaboratively within a team and across organizational lines.
Higher education experience.
Knowledge of Washington State University including experience with university policies and procedures, particularly with course scheduling processes and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and function positively in a fast paced professional environment.
Area/College: WSU Tri-Cities
Department: Academic and Student Affairs
City, State, Zip: Richland, WA 99353
Monthly Salary: Range 37 | $3,024.00 - $4,013.00 | Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28 OR applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
Posting Screening Date: This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin Monday, March 13, 2023.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application. External candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/Cover Letter' section of your application.
Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Time Type: Full time
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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