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Administrative Assistant for the Student Success Center

D'Youville College

Job Title: Administrative Assistant for the Student Success Center
Job Location: Buffalo , NY
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Application Closing Date: 09/10/2018
Date Posted: 2018-07-02
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Administrative Assistant for the Student Success Center
D'Youville College

General Statement of Duties:

The D’Youville College Student Success Center provides the comprehensive services of Academic Advisement and Planning, Transfer Services, and Career and Professional Engagement. The Center brings both Academic Affairs and Student Life together to meet the unique needs of each student. The Center supports all students in their transition to D’Youville by encouraging campus connections and fostering academic success. Each member of the Student Success Team will empower students to take their first steps into the future.

Reporting directly to the Chief Student Success and Advocacy Officer, the ideal candidate is self-motivated and well organized with superb writing, verbal and organizational skills. The Administrative Assistant performs a wide variety of complex responsible clerical, secretarial and administrative tasks and activities while functioning as an office assistant to the staff in the student success center.

Examples of Duties (illustrative only):

  • Serves as the first point of contact for students entering the center, must be friendly, kind and approachable
  • Provide general office support such as, answering phones, receiving messages, mailings, copying, scheduling, and processing paperwork
  • Maintain inventory of office supplies and replenishes when necessary
  • Plans events, workshops, presentations, by assisting with logistics, arrangements, and orders through catering services
  • Drafts and types letters, reports and documents
  • Records meeting minutes and distributes in a timely fashion
  • Assist with data input, website updates, and office publications
  • Coordinates and maintains confidential records
  • Supervise student workers
  • Performs related duties as required.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of office terminology, methods, procedures and equipment
  • Knowledge of proper grammatical usage, punctuation and spelling
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written directions
    Acceptable Training and Experience:
    • Associate’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education, Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Minimum of two years of full-time, professional work experience in a related field
    • Experience with independent planning and execution of a significant number of successful events, meetings, and programs

Information and Application Process Instructions

About D’Youville College

Founded in 1908, D’Youville College is an MSCHE-accredited, independent Catholic college located in the dynamic and progressive city of Buffalo, New York. Named #1 in Western New York for “Early-Career Salaries” for graduates by Payscale.com and ranks #4 in the nation in serving veterans students by Military Edge. D’Youville offers its 3,000 students preeminent education in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in allied health professions, business and liberal arts. D’Youville’ s success is built on the commitment that our students learn how to think critically, work with others, be a leader and communicate effectively – all skills employers look for people they hire. D’Youville is an exceptionally collegial and exciting place to work and learn and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with a motivating plan for the future and expanded outreach to the region, state, nation and global community.
Additional information about D’Youville College can be found at www.dyc.edu

How to Apply

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three professional references to:
Administrative Assistant to the CSAO
Human Resources
D’Youville College
631 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14201

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at D'Youville College and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Tammy Maston as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Tammy Maston
631 Niagara Street

E-Mail: hrjobs@dyc.edu

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