Administrative Assistant in the Academic Division Wanted

Administrative Assistant in the Academic Division

Kenyon College



Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Administrative Assistant in the Academic Division. The Administrative Assistant will support a variety of academic programs and departments as assigned. This is a full time, 10-month position (1540 hours per year) that includes a generous benefits package. The hourly rate of pay is $16.29. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: assisting faculty members, administrators, and their departments/programs with clerical duties related to the teaching, research, and administration of their departments/programs; coordinating travel, scheduling, events, and accommodations for faculty searches, workshops, and other events; maintaining and updating web pages; compiling and coordinating information for publications such as the Course Catalog; purchasing office supplies; tracking and reconciling department and program budgets; and other department/program support duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be someone who has strong organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills. Experience with Word, Excel, Access, pdf document creation, and text recognition/scanning software is preferred. The ability to learn new software packages and the willingness to undertake training to do so are also desirable.

Prior experience providing clerical support in an academic setting is preferred. Must enjoy working with a variety of faculty, staff, and students. We are especially interested in candidates with the ability to work independently and collaboratively and juggle multiple tasks and deadlines. Experience creating and maintaining website is a plus.

Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College’s policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our¬†Diversity at Kenyon¬†website.