Senior Administrative Assistant (1905) - Washington - 20022
3125 V St NE
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The Senior Administrative Assistant coordinates the daily functions of the Academic Support and Access Center s (ASAC) front office, including frontline activities involving customer service, administrative support, communications, technology, and the maintenance of confidential student records. This position is often the first point of contact representing the ASAC to the university community and the public.
This position reports to the Coordinator, Operations and Administration
Reporting directly to this position are a part-time administrative assistant and 5-6 work-study student staff assistants
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
$18. 55 - $21. 50/hr
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor s degree
Two years administrative experience working in a fast-paced front office
Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
Ability to work effectively with students, parents, faculty, and the public
Technology experience including MS Office; proven ability to quickly learn new software
Ability to work independently and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Well-developed written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Able to work collaboratively as a member of a team
Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and discretion with minimal supervision
The ability to deal properly with confidential material
Preferred Education and Experience
Experience in higher education and knowledge of university resources
Experience working in a confidential setting
Experience with online scheduling and data management systems
Experience with Colleague
Understanding of students with disabilities and relevant needs
Demonstrated editing and proofreading skills
Ability to plan, set priorities and follow through on complex tasks; supervisory experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check
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